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Director, Clinical Quality (RN)
Antioch, CA

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Director, Clinical Quality (RN)
Antioch, CA
Exceptional healthcare enterprise with a positive and supportive environment.  Relocation is covered – bonus eligible!
Director oversees clinical quality and peer review.
Oversight for programs for hospital and ambulatory sites which include quality, as well as other focus areas such as accreditation, regulatory, risk, patient safety and/or infection control.
Uses clinical licensure to evaluate and train registered nurses on performance and processes.
Develops action plans for improvement of nursing practice.


Directs the daily operations of the department, including, allocating resources and priorities for staff, facilitating team development; motivation and problem solving; establishing and meeting department and organizational goals and ensuring workplace safety initiatives are implemented.
Directs and manages a strategic data management program and utilizes data to improve performance of all worker and patient safety programs.
Applies the appropriate performance improvement methodology to address improvement opportunity (eg. MFI, Lean DMAIC).
Directs and supports the use of evidence based guidelines, criteria and other clinical tools to reduce variation in clinical practice and to optimize clinical outcomes.
Directs member grievance and complaint review process.
Directs and implements accreditation, licensing and regulatory activities and systems.
Directs and implements risk mitigation activities and corrective action plans.
Identifies new legislations effect on Hospital/Health Plan and implements programs that ensure alignment with new legislation.
Directs implementation of reliable systems that support evidence based optimal care in both hospital and non-hospital setting.
Directs and implements comprehensive infection control programs for surveillance prevention, data analysis and reporting, and control of infections across hospital, medical group, and environmental support departments.
Develops and plans for patient safety and risk management programs and development of responsible reporting mechanisms.
Must have RN license
Leadership experience in a hospital setting.
Direct experience in Clinical Quality Department
Preferred Skills
Peer Review experience
Process improvement experience
  • 5+ years of combined experience in quality, risk management, patient safety, infection prevention/ accreditation/regulation, licensing, or clinical operations leadership in a healthcare setting.
  • 3+ yrs of management experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Bachelors degree
  • Demonstrated experience in direct patient care planning and clinical operations.
  • Experience in large integrated multi-faceted health care system with large medical group or in an academic medical setting.
  • CPHQ, HCAP, CPPS, CPHRM and/or project management certification in related field preferred.

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