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Director of Quality & Risk Management Encompass Health Rehabilitation of Alexandria Alexandria, LA
The Director of Quality & Risk Management is responsible for helping to create an environment and culture that enables the facility to fulfill its mission by meeting or exceeding its goals, conveying the hospital mission to all staff, facilitating staff accountability for their performance, and motivating staff to improve their performance.
The Director manages, directs, and plans all aspects of Quality and Risk Management. He/She is responsible for a hospital-wide quality management program and works with hospital administration, departments, and the medical staff to monitor and evaluate the quality of delivery of patient care services within the hospital. You will have access to all medical records for the facility. The Director also ensures proper compliance with regulatory agencies, accrediting bodies, corporate and hospital policies, and procedures and works to develop, implement, and maintain quality assessment and improvement programs within the facility.
This position will support cultural diversity by ensuring that the delivery of quality, equitable and culturally competent patient-centered care is provided; promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity; and ensuring that cultural diversity and sensitivity training is part of new employee orientation on an on-going basis to meet the needs of the patient population served in the hospital.
Licensed or certified according to individual state requirement
Bachelor's degree in healthcare or related field preferred
Quality and/or Risk Management experience including primary responsibility for performance improvement activities, regulatory compliance, conflict resolution, leadership and risk management activities
Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start on day one, including:
Benefits that begin when you do.
Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.
Generous paid time off that increases with tenure.
Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock-purchase plans.
Flexible spending and health savings accounts.
Encompass Health is the nation's largest system of rehabilitation hospitals, helping patients regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. With a national footprint that spans 42 states and Puerto Rico, Encompass Health offers facility-based and home-based patient care through our network of rehabilitation hospitals and home health and hospice locations.
Our approach to post-acute care sets Encompass Health apart as the trusted choice for patients and medical professionals. Every success starts with our dedicated team, which is why we make sure they are empowered with the tools they need to help our patients get back to what matters most. Innovative technologies, advanced therapies, customized treatment plans, coordinated care teams - these are all part of our promise to deliver high-quality care.
Encompass Health is ranked as one of the Fortune "World's Most Admired Companies" for 2021, as well as Modern Healthcare's "Best Places to Work in Healthcare."