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Healthcare Admin - Quality/Risk Director - Augusta, GA

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by ENCOMPASS HEALTH

Aiken, SC 29803
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Director of Quality and Risk
Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health formerly HealthSouth
Augusta, GA
Walton Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health is seeking a Director of Quality and Risk to join the leadership team.
Committed to excellence and the best possible outcome for every patient, Encompass Health offers exceptional career resources, including opportunities for skill-building, training, education, and development. As the nationwide rehabilitation leader, we operate rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient clinics, and home health and hospice services in 36 states and Puerto Rico.
The Quality/Risk Director is responsible for helping to create an environment and culture that enables the facility to fulfill its mission by meeting or exceeding its goals, conveying the hospital mission to all staff, facilitating staff accountability for their performance, and motivating staff to improve their performance.
The Director manages, directs, and plans all aspects of Quality and Risk Management. The Director is responsible for a hospital -wide quality management program and works with hospital administration, departments, and the medical staff to monitor and evaluate the quality of delivery of patient care services within the hospital. The Director will have access to all medical records for the facility. The Director also ensures proper compliance with regulatory agencies, accrediting bodies, corporate and hospital policies and procedures and works to develop, implement, and maintain quality assessment and improvement programs within the facility.
This position will support cultural diversity by ensuring that the delivery of quality, equitable and culturally competent patient-centered care is provided; promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity; and ensuring that cultural diversity and sensitivity training is part of new employee orientation on an on-going basis to meet the needs of the patient population served in the hospital.
License or Certification:
  • Licensed or Certified according to individual state requirement
Education, Training and Years of Experience:
  • Bachelor s degree in healthcare or related field preferred
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years working in a hospital setting
  • Must have prior experience working with The Joint Commission
  • Quality and/or Risk Management experience including primary responsibility for performance improvement activities, regulatory compliance, conflict resolution, leadership and risk management activities
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