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Carondelet Health Network is committed to providing Southern Arizonans with a full spectrum of high-quality, cost-efficient health care. Our top priority is improving the health of all those we serve, and has been serving and caring for the Tucson and Southern Arizona community for over 130 years. We invite you to share in this commitment. No matter what position you seek, your experience, skills and compassion are greatly valued. We count on the strengths of each individual to bring our mission of care to the patients and families of Southern Arizona.
St. Maryâ��s Hospital, a member of the Carondelet Health Network, is Southern Arizonaâ��s longest continuously operating hospital, and one of Tucsonâ��s and the regionâ��s top medical centers.
St. Maryâ��s is recognized as a destination hospital for the most modern and minimally-invasive heart and vascular surgery, advanced stroke care, unique and personalized cancer treatment, and emergency care. Home of the Carondelet Heart & Vascular Institute and The Breast Center, St. Maryâ��s Hospital offers every patient individualized care, personal attention by compassionate caregivers, and the finest team of physicians and surgeons available in the region.
The individual in this position is a key member of the hospital management team, provides leadership and oversight to the strategic development and implementation of the quality and patient safety programs (performance improvement, patient safety, and accreditation) with responsibility for planning, organizing, directing the managerial and operational activities of the infrastructure required to support these services.
The DCQI provides leadership in the promotion of a Culture of Safety, effective use of performance improvement methodologies and data integrity, validity and reliability.
This position serves as the liaison with The Joint Commission, CMS and other pertinent regulatory agencies and oversees the organizationâ��s continuous survey readiness processes.
The DCQI works collaboratively with the Medical Staff to promote evidence-based quality and safety, patient-focused care aimed at optimal patient outcomes.
The DCQI is responsible for ensuring the quality improvement goals are aligned and support organizational goals and priorities.
This individualâ��s responsibilities include the following activities:
Responsible for leading the Quality / Performance Improvement activities across the hospital.
Integration of the Quality / Performance Improvement Program activities for the Medical and Hospital-wide Staff.
Data management and reporting for Quality / Performance Improvement initiatives.
Oversight of Quality / Performance Improvement department and staff.
Responsible for complying with all policies and procedures that pertain to HIPAA including the minimum necessary requirements for the DCQI position.
Other duties as assigned.
Required: Registered Professional Nurse (RN) with Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate degree in patient care related field
Required: 5 years experience in QA/PI
Required: Must be currently licensed, certified or registered to practice profession as required by law, regulation in state of practice or policy. , CPHQ or eligible to take exam within two years of employment.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105000909
About Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.