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Director of Quality and Risk Management

Tucson, AZ

Posted: 03/06/2024 Industry: Health Care Job Number: 372107000026862120

Job Description

Small rural community hospital about an hour east of Tucson, AZ is seeking a full-time, permanent Director of Quality and Risk Management (RN) to join their amazing team.

This southeastern Arizona location provides opportunities for affordable living, great schools, outdoor recreation, rural/country living with the convenience of urban cities nearby.

Experience a rural community with a laid-back lifestyle that is hard to beat. Surrounded by Arizona s most prominent mountain ranges you will enjoy beautiful southwestern desert sunsets, wine country, western culture, and a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, mountain biking, horse riding trails, and bird watching. This area is great for those who prefer the quiet and peaceful lifestyle that comes with living in a small town.

***Position requires a current Registered Nurse License.***

Director of Quality and Risk Management

  • Responsible for the development, coordination, implementation, and monitoring of activities or actions associated with the Quality and Risk Management plans.
  • Develops and implements programs to promote employees health and safety on the job and meet regulatory and legal requirements for the maintenance of employee health records.
  • Accountable for formulating the department's budget and maintains efficient and effective departmental operations while meeting required compliance with all state, federal, and local regulation laws, standards, and protocols.
  • Oversees concern and complaint process regarding clinical care.
  • Responsible for state and federal survey readiness.
  • Assures competency of department assigned personnel for education, skills, and compliance monitoring.
  • Drives the Performance Improvement and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program.
  • The Director of Quality & Risk Management must possess strong leadership qualities that instill trust and accountability for a successful outcome.

Director of Quality and Risk Management Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • BSN from an accredited school of Nursing or degree in Health Services Administration required, or relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • 3-4 years of hospital/acute care nursing experience required
  • 2 years of experience in Quality Management,preferred
  • Employee health or occupational health experience preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Current Unrestricted Arizona Registered Nurse (RN) license (or eligible)
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications
  • NIH Stroke Certification
  • Completion of NIMS Courses required or obtained within 30 days of hire
  • Emergency preparedness training preferred
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred

Southeast Arizona Location

  • Pleasant climate
  • Small town charm, but located near a large urban area with big city amenities and airport
  • Near to many State Parks, National Parks, and wineries
  • Area perfect for hiking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, camping, wildlife interests, wine tasting, stargazing, photography and more

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