Hospital Resource Chief Clinical Officer and Director of Quality
October 8, 2018
Hospital Resource Overhead, Kentucky
Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients' home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve.
You'll work side-by-side with people you can trust and respect. Help Kindred Healthcare be a leader in the long-term acute care industry by acting as the Hospital Resource Chief Clinical Officer and Director of Quality (Resource CCO/DQM).
As assigned by the Region Sr VP Operations and COO, directs and coordinates functions and activities of nursing and assigned clinical operation departments of a hospital. Consults with and advises the Chief Executive Officer/Administrator on the general operation of the hospital. Develops nursing and clinical department's goals, objectives, standards of performance, policies and procedures. Organizes nursing and clinical departments according to administrative and nursing service guidelines; ensures compliance with legal, organizational, and medical staff standards. Has authority and responsibility for establishing, directing, and implementing the Standards of Nursing Practice and the clinical operations and financial matters related to all nursing and clinical care areas and functions.
Education: Bachelor's degree in healthcare administration, business administration, finance, or clinical specialty. Master's degree in healthcare administration, business administration, or clinical specialty preferred . Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements.
Licenses/Certification: Registered Nurse in the state of the hospital.
Experience: Minimum of five years' experience in healthcare administration/management with a minimum of two years' experience at a senior nursing management level. Minimum of five years' experience in hospital management in an inpatient, acute care environment. Graduate level education may substitute on a year-to-year basis for the required experience.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Basic computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office, word-processing and spreadsheet software.
Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements .
Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, appropriate prioritization and time management skills.
Ability to work under stress and to respond quickly in emergency situations.
Ability to spend a limited amount of time on travel required.
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