Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet® organization is greater Philadelphia region's only hospital to make this year's Truven Health Analytics list of 100 Top Hospitals in the U.S. and is the only major teaching hospital in the nation to win the Everest Award consecutively in both 2015 and 2016. Christiana Care ranks at the top in volume among leading health care systems, with only 20 hospitals in the U.S. having more admissions. We operate the only Level I trauma center between Philadelphia and Baltimore.
Christiana Care Health System is currently seeking a Corporate Director for Patient Safety & Accreditation. In this role you will be responsible for oversight of Christiana Care Health Services Patient Safety and Joint Commission, CMS and regulatory readiness. You will provide leadership, and management support, strategic planning to and overall direction to improve the quality and safety of patient care services and to achieve and maintain continuous compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements.
Define the scope of services for the organizational and departmental patient safety and the Joint Commission readiness Plan to support the Christiana Care Way and strategic direction.
Establish and evaluate the organizational Patient Safety and Accreditation goals & Departmental Purpose Statement in collaboration with Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety.
Facilitate the achievement of assigned Board Quality and Safety annual operating goals.
Direct and facilitate ongoing organizational readiness for the Joint Commission survey process and other assigned accrediting processes.
Provide leadership and consultative services to departments and services within the organization in achieving accreditation and organizational compliance in quality and patient safety activities.
Coordinate and integrate services across the continuum of care, within the Patient Safety and Accreditation department between other departments and subsidiaries of Christiana Care.
Master's degree in Business, Public Health, Nursing Science or Nursing Administration required.
Professional experience to include at least four to five years in health care performance improvement/patient safety and accreditation.
Minimum of 3 years Supervisory and leadership experience required.
Education and or experience in one or more of the following are preferred: project management, management and analysis of performance improvement data, performance improvement methodologies and certification in National Association for Healthcare Quality.
Knowledge and application of regulatory standards -serving as a subject matter expert for the organization, program management to promote the achievement of organizational regulatory goals, advancing a culture of safety and continuous readiness, mitigating and managing regulatory and patient harm risks.
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Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
Internal Number: 46925BR
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.