Manager of Quality Care Management, Quality Management
Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
The Quality Management department is led by the Director of Quality and the Manager. Staff includes the Manager of Regulatory Compliance, an Outcome Coordinator and the Infection Preventionists. Department staff assist in the development, management, and implementation of comprehensive strategic initiatives in the areas of quality improvement, regulatory compliance and related areas to support/enhance patient safety. They are responsible for the analysis of clinical outcomes and care delivery processes to promote Quality Improvement along with reporting to various Committees. The interesting and challenging work requires a strong foundation of clinical knowledge and the ability to understand and integrate information into a comprehensive clinical picture. The department works closely with Administration, physicians, risk managers, information systems specialists, and other staff to derive meaningful information that has clinical relevance. They help identify concerns and processes that effect patient safety. They are involved in process improvement teams. Regulatory Compliance activities are centered on the achievement and maintenance of various regulatory and accreditation requirements. The Infection Preventionists are responsible for the implementation and coordination of the hospital-wide Infection Prevention Program at both the acute care facility and the psychiatric facility. The principal goals are to protect the patient, protect the healthcare worker, visitors and other in the healthcare environment. They objective is to accomplish the goals in a cost-effective manner whenever possible.
All staff are experienced RNs looking for a different and challenging career.
Position Summary: Responsible for the planning, organizing, management and evaluation of operations of quality, care management, infection prevention, regulatory compliance and medical staff services of assigned facilities. Responsible for the coordination of care for all patients through the continuum of care in assigned facilities. Fluent in quality improvement principles and Care Management requirements. This position manages all HR activities including daily staffing for discharge planning activities for responsible departments. This position reports to the District Director and the CNO/CAO of the facility.
Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of experience with at least three (3) years in a hospital setting.
Licensure Requirements: Valid Tennessee RN license. CCM, ACM or CPHQ certification required or must be working toward and obtain within eighteen (18) months of employment in position. Employee must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license Class D and state mandated minimum insurance coverage. Driving record must meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure.
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