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Manager - Quality and Medical Staff

Company: LifePoint Hospitals
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Quality and Medical Staff Manager will have primary oversight of the facility-wide patient safety program. The leadership role will direct others within the facility towards process improvements that will support the reduction of medical/health care errors and other factors that contribute to unintended adverse patient outcomes. The Patient Safety and Quality Officer provides leadership for safety assessments, coordinates the activities of the patient safety committee, educates other practitioners on the system-based causes for medical error, consults with management and staff, and communicates literature-based ideas regarding effective patient safety strategies to others within the organization.

The Quality and Medical Staff Manager will also be responsible for coordinating the daily operation of the Staff Office function. Supervisory responsibility for Credentialing, Peer Review, and Ongoing Clinical Practice. Will oversee Credentialing team members and OPPE/FPPE team member.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in a health care related field required. An advanced degree in a health care related field is preferred.

Minimum Experience: Four (4) years of experience in a health care setting preferred. Knowledge of risk management principles and issues regarding patient safety preferred. Strong leadership skills required.

Certification/Licensure: Current New Mexico/Multi State licensure as a Registered Nurse. Certification by National Association of Healthcare Quality desirable. Certified Healthcare Professional (NAMSS) preferred.

Keywords: LifePoint Hospitals, Las Cruces , Manager - Quality and Medical Staff, Other , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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