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Proactively develops, leads and drives the execution of regulatory and clinical strategy with a focus on efficient, rapid and timely approval of using creativity and innovation while balancing the Hospital needs with regulatory compliance. Overall responsibility for leading quality initiatives, including the setting of quality goals, managing and improving all aspects of patient quality.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as an active member of the MET team, interacting with the team to ensure Hospital objectives are aligned and that the Hospital is performing to operational objectives.
Provides management and leadership to the Regulatory Affairs function in the development and implementation of regulatory strategies and processes.
Utilizes, integrates, and interprets data to assist the Hospital in its improvement efforts, and promote optimal patient outcomes. Works collaboratively with Senior Management to develop strategic quality initiatives.
Facilitates and directs organizational wide risk management program to ensure compliance with statutory mandates, regulatory requirements and accreditation standards of professional organizations.
Directs and or provides leadership oversight of Care Management that includes utilization management and social work services.
Directs and or provides leadership oversight of patient experience, volunteer services and spiritual care.
Acts as an active member of peer review committees; analyzes cases and outcome data and collaborates with physicians to promote and improve practice and optimal patient outcomes.
Actively contributes to and works toward hospital wide improvement in meeting core measures, patient safety and service excellence goals.
Continuously evaluates work process and design; understands role in ensuring quality/performance improvement, productivity, and service delivery to meet stakeholder needs.
Ensures and contributes to continuity of care through demonstrated use of interdisciplinary team approach to patient care. Collaborates, shares pertinent information with members of the healthcare team regarding the risk management program.
Directs and leads a corporate compliance program that adheres to all guidelines.
Directs, develops and implements services and programs within assigned areas.
Five or more years of hospital quality experience required.
Bachelor's degree required.
Certified Professional in Quality Healthcare preferred.
Internal Number: VPQ
About Norwegian American Hospital
Norwegian American Hospital (NAH) is a 123-year-old safety-net hospital located in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, committed to providing high quality, affordable, and compassionate health services by partnering with patients and their families, its employees and physicians. NAH believes that its role as the primary community health care provider is to treat and cure disease and to promote wellness through health education, prevention, and early intervention. Services include in-patient acute care, emergency care, diagnostic services and primary care in a 200-bed hospital, as well as a full-service professional building, community clinics, and two mobile health units.