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Director - Quality and Safety, South Central Region

Bloomington Hospital
Date Posted
02 April, 2024
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
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Requisition Number
370875
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Director - Quality and Safety, South Central Region

Job Description

Overview

The Director of Quality and Safety for the South Central Region provides strategic, operational, and thought leadership to support Indiana University Health goals. The director is responsible for the development, implementation, and execution of the Quality Assessment/Performance Improvement (QAPI) and Infection Prevention (IP) Program(s) within the Region, in collaboration with the Board of Directors, medical staff and senior leadership. This director works collaboratively with colleagues to ensure measurable improvement in health outcomes, prevention of medical errors, and reduction of patient harm. This role directs, facilitates, and influences the alignment of clinical quality, patient safety, and infection prevention improvement efforts within the Region by promoting adoption of local and national benchmarking for best practices. This role ensures active regional representation and engagement in IU Health System quality, patient safety and infection prevention initiatives. 

This role will be based in Bloomington, IN with regular travel to Bedford, IN and Paoli, IN. 


QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's preferred.
  • Pharmacist, Registered Nurse, or clinical background preferred. 
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience required.
  • Certification as a Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) is preferred, must be obtained within 3 years of employment.
  • Requires experience with complex matrix organizations, building trusting relationships, influencing through indirect authority, and inspiring and aligning diverse stakeholders to achieve a common vision.
  • Requires knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Rapid Cycle PDSA, Lean, Six Sigma or IHI Model for Improvement experience is preferred.
     

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to: Vice President-Chief Medical Officer, South Central Region
Direct Reports: 10 direct reports
 

Indiana University Health is unlike any other healthcare system and we're looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People motivated to do their best every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves. As one of Indiana's largest employers, our vision is to lead the transformation of healthcare through quality, innovation and education, and make Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states.

IU Health is among the top ten largest single-state nonprofit health systems in the United States. Through its 16 hospitals (a mix of urban, suburban and rural facilities), IU Health offers a full range of specialty and primary care services for children and adults. Statewide, IU Health has more than 2,600 staffed beds, $6.23 billion in net total operating revenue, and strategic service lines including cancer, cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics and transplant, that have received national recognition for quality patient care over the decades. IU Health has over 34,000 team members.

 

Apply teamwork. Apply experience. Apply skill. Apply yourself. And together we can change everything.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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