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  • La Grande, Oregon, This position provides enterprise wide oversight for the Hospital and Clinics' Quality, Risk Management and Patient Safety. Reports directly to the Executive Director Patient Care Services. Works closely with leadership, GRH executive team and Board of Trustees on cultivation and maintenance of a culture of safety. Provides oversight for organization readiness and follow up from any regulatory or accreditation survey. Provides oversight for organization's performance improvement processes. Monitors credentialing score cards, peer review and provider related quality initiatives. Assures timely evaluation and management of all complaints and grievances. Assures compliant responses. Responsible for oversite of all quality metrics, analysis of event monitoring and follow up of patient experience activities. Works collaboratively with employees of all levels. Works collaboratively with professional liability and other insurance carriers on claim review, analysis and risk mitigation. Skilled in facilitation RCA, FMEA and other root cause and effect related tools. LEAN/Six Sigma training preferred and encouraged. Mentors direct reports/department leaders in individual areas of oversight including Quality, Risk Management, Patient Experience, Patient Safety, Survey readiness and follow up, Infection Prevention and Control and Employee Health. Bachelor’s degree in healthcare related field required. Master’s degree or JD preferred. Certification in Risk Management (CPHRM), Quality (CPHQ), or Patient Safety (CPPS) required within 18 months of job acceptance. Experience in successfully leading a Quality or Risk Management Department with quantified performance improvement required. Clinical department leadership experience with successful quantifiable performance improvement may be accepted in exchange of QRM dept. leadership experience. Strong communication skills, ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure and with all types of employees, providers, patients and families. TeamSTEPPS, Just Culture, Human Factor, Patient Safety Culture training preferred. Accreditation and Regulatory survey experience preferred, TJC survey experience preferred. Emotional maturity and able to maintain confidentiality in all matters. Strong organizational, planning and data interpretation and analysis skills. L EAN/Six Sigma training preferred and encouraged.
  • Omaha, Nebraska, BASIC PURPOSE OF THIS JOB:  Responsible for the day to day management of the assigned staff.  Provides physician, practice, and  facility visits, assessments, communication, education and administrative functions in accordance with Patient Safety & Risk Management standards. Coordinates and plans Patient Safety & Risk Management services that promote and foster COPIC’s Patient Safety & Risk Management goals. Provides and acts as COPIC liaison to foster intradepartmental activities.  Training and orientation for new staff. ESSENTIAL FUNCTION #1:      OBJECTIVE:   General Management Percent of time: 30% Demonstrates leadership by example; promotes teamwork; fosters personal growth of employees; trains, coaches and mentors employees to succeed; completes performance appraisals in accordance with company policy; works with direct reports to set goals in accordance with corporate goals; cross trains personnel in order to ensure continuity of service quality; ensures safety, budget and cost control practices throughout the work unit.  Assists in the development and implementation of PS/RM department policy and procedures.  Exemplifies COPIC’s Core Values, Code of Ethics, and customer service excellence. Focuses on continuous improvement. ESSENTIAL FUNCTION #2:   OBJECTIVE:   Practice Quality/Facility Services Percent of time: 40% Efficiently schedule physician clinic visits to meet departmental goals Use Origami software to identify practice locations, enter practice contacts, schedule visits including assuring confirmation letters are sent, complete PQ interview and medical record reviews, assure submission of results to practices, and manage email feedback. Conduct review of physician’s office systems, protocols and medical records using COPIC’s Risk Management Level 1 Guidelines and Recommendations and share results with practice Schedule and conduct facility – hospital and ambulatory – site visits to meet departmental goals with emphasis on systems, patient safety techniques, reporting mechanisms, hospital overview, and risk management functionality in hospital departments. Includes introductory visits, full and focused assessments Enter data into software program and generate reports Meet with and share results with facility risk manager and/or other facility representatives Distribute COPIC information and other materials, as requested. Maintain and build relationship with practices & facilities Provide consultation, education and support to insureds and their staff regarding patient safety and risk management issues and processes including educational presentations Keep up with industry standards related to Risk Management   ESSENTIAL FUNCTION #3:      OBJECTIVE:      Staff/Physician/Hospital Education and Training Percent of time: 25% Collaborate with Denver office to coordinate efficient operations. Coordinate planning and development of annual COPIC Patient Safety & Risk Management Symposium. Assist with planning Patient Safety and Risk Management Forum, and other venues that promote patient safety and risk management and facilitate information exchange with insured base. Participate in onboarding new accounts to COPIC Deliver educational seminars or webinars. Collaborate with CME Liaison regarding educational seminars, Symposium, and other venues that promote patient safety and risk management. Provide consultation to physicians/hospitals and their staff via e-mail and phone. Participate in weekly, monthly and yearly meetings with PS&RM, PQ, Facilities and other department teams. Meet quarterly, or as decided, with the Medical Director, PS & RM. Participate in Claims Committee and Roundtable meetings. Assist PS&RM, PQ, and Facilities team with reviewing training materials and manuals.   NON - ESSENTIAL FUNCTION #4      OBJECTIVE:   Special Projects/Clerical/Miscellaneous  Percent of time : 5% Participate in special projects. Work with Sales, Underwriting,Calims and Commnication/Marketing to ensure physician and facility retention. Support duties to include data input, photocopying, compiling informational binders, educational packets, and generalized office responsibilities required to ensure essential job functions are carried out.   NOTE: Job duties and/or qualifications are subject to change at any time.   About COPIC COPIC’s mission is to improve medicine in the communities we serve. We strive to be the premier diversified service organization providing professional liability insurance and other needs of the health care community through advocacy, innovation, and the commitment and dedication of our employees. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: RN licensure required with advanced degree preferred; Minimum of 10 years clinical experience and minimum 5 years patient safety/risk management experience with complex and integrated health systems; Computer skills: proficient in Word, Power Point, Excel, and proficiency in learning new computer programs; Strong organizational and time management skills; Focus on mentorship and professional growth of direct reports; Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills; Experienced in development of educational material that is geared to adult learning styles.   DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: Assertive; flexible; great interpersonal skills; strong self-motivation; Previous supervisory or management experience ; Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills. WORKING CONDITIONS: Available to travel extensively, including travel out of state. Must possess and maintain own vehicle. Able to bend, stoop and carry up to 50 lbs; Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time viewing a computer monitor, high volume of typing and using a mouse; Ability to file and track documents and data, both written and electronic; We are looking for someone in the midwest area, it is NOT required that they are in the Nebraska area. We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive and highly sought-after benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan, pension, short term disability, paid time off and holidays, and a great work environment with fun, friendly people who truly enjoy their work.
  • Atlanta, Georgia, Emory University School of Medicine, is seeking an outstanding physician leader to assume the role of Division Director of Gynecologic Oncology. This is an exceptional opportunity to develop and implement an effective growth strategy for the Division of Gynecology Oncology. The successful candidate will have significant clinical expertise, academic accomplishments, and research activities. The position is tenure-eligible and will hold the faculty rank of Associate Professor or Professor, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, mission driven leader to grow a world class program in a metro region. The Division, which has offered oncology services since 1974, seeks to find the most effective ways to prevent, detect and treat gynecologic malignancies and has tremendous opportunities for growth in research, patient care and education.  Emory’s Gynecologic Oncology faculty are members of the Winship Cancer Institute, Georgia’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive care center which serves as Emory’s coordinating center for cancer research, education and care.  Duties and Responsibilities : In partnership with the Chair of the Department and Winship leadership, develop a comprehensive strategy and plan for the growth and development of the division’s clinical, educational, and research activities including developing a gynecologic oncology fellowship. In partnership with the Department Chair and Director of Administrative Operations, manage the administrative, finance, research, and clinical operations for the division. In partnership with the Chair and with Winship leadership, develop a strategy to grow and expand a funded research program including translational, clinical and health services research. Recruit, retain and develop outstanding gynecologic oncology faculty who excel in the department’s clinical, education and research missions. In partnership with departmental and Winship leadership and leaders of other relevant departments (including radiation oncology, hematology and medical oncology, pathology, and radiology), strengthen and expand all elements of gynecologic care and research, enabling Emory and Winship to be a leading center for gynecologic cancer care, research, and education in the nation. Participate in the clinical services initiatives of the Emory Healthcare system, the Grady Health System, and the Atlanta Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center. Provide comprehensive gynecologic oncology care. Participate in the direct supervision and training of faculty, fellows, residents, and medical students.   This position will be based at Emory University Hospital and Emory Decatur Hospital.  Qualifications : Qualified candidates must have a terminal degree (MD or DO), have successfully completed a 4-year ACGME-accredited obstetrics and gynecology residency program and an accredited gynecologic oncology fellowship, and be Board Certified in both obstetrics and gynecology as well as gynecologic oncology. Leadership experience as well as a minimum of seven years of academic medical center experience is preferred. Licensure by the Georgia Composite Medical Board will be required prior to commencement of employment. Review of candidates will begin immediately; for fullest consideration, submit CV, cover letter, and the names of three references. The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics : For more than 75 years, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics has provided excellence in health care services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population from adolescence through menopause.  Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics is part of Emory University’s School of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in health care innovation, and the Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare, a comprehensive health system that includes hospitals, offices, and research facilities. As part of a university-based health care system, our department has access to state-of-the-art resources and tools. Our physicians and researchers are engaged in translating the latest research and advances into effective practice. This rapidly growing department seeks innovative solutions for addressing health disparities and ensuring health equity for all women.  The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply on the Emory Careers website at https://faculty-emory.icims.com/jobs/47677/job Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.
  • Brownwood, Texas, Oversees proactive risk management program for all hospital and affiliate programs, designed to monitor and, when possible, eliminate the risk of injury to patients, visitors, and employees and to protect the hospital’s financial resources. Secures legal counsel for risk management issues, as well as administration and medical staff and other appropriate individuals associated with the hospital. Assists in identifying patient safety and risk management issues and implementing solutions to mitigate identified issues and risks. Works with the Corporate Compliance and Privacy Officer on related issues. Develops and assists with implementation and maintenance of policies including Informed Consent based on the TMDP requirements in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. Five years of relevant work experience with Bachelor Degree in Nursing; or Associate Degree in Nursing with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or related field of study.  Negotiable based on experience.
  • Abilene, Texas, The Director (of) Compliance and Integrity has responsibility for managing the effective implementation of Hendrick Health’s Ethics and Compliance Program (“Program”) elements associated with compliance-related investigations. This includes adherence to the requirements and guidance set forth (as applicable) by various regulatory authorities, including but not limited to, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Office of Inspector General (OIG), the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Director provides instruction and oversight to a team of investigators responsible for activities of the investigations process, including the triage, management and timely resolution of case investigations. The Director oversees the Compliance Integrity Line (i.e., 'Hotline') activity and prepares periodic internal reports for the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Hendrick Health Board of Trustees and presentation to various Compliance Committees and key internal stakeholders. The Director of Compliance and Integrity works with the VP & General Counsel to serve as a consultant, investigator, educator, coordinator, and liaison across various departments and functions. The Director of Compliance and Integrity interacts with system executives and leaders, physicians and clinicians, and caregivers throughout the organization and provides leadership and oversight within the Compliance Department.  The Director of Compliance and Integrity supervises compliance department staff and trains employees on regulatory, audit, billing, coding documentation, and other general compliance matters, to ensure that the health system receives appropriate reimbursement and conforms to applicable guidelines and regulations. The Director of Compliance and Integrity serves as a resource for compliance staff by providing support and assisting in promotion of professional development, refining methodologies, and improving departmental work products. The Director assures the accuracy and timeliness of the auditing and review process and the Annual Compliance Work Plan. 5+ years' experience in compliance, audit, legal or equivalent field.   Masters degree in healthcare, business or related field and/or CHC (Certified in Healthcare Compliance) designation is required. Will consider highly qualified candidate with 10 years of healthcare compliance program work experience and management experience in lieu of required education.   Healthcare Compliance Certification from the Compliance Certification Board (“CCB”) and/or a Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance within two (2) months of appointment and maintain such certification throughout employment.   Additional Compliance-related certifications are preferred (e.g., CPC (Certified Professional Coder), CHRC (Certified in Healthcare Research Compliance), RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator), CPMA (Certified Professional Medical Auditor), or CCS (Certified Coding Specialist).   Clinical, coding, auditing or related work experience is required. Knowledge of and/or experience in regulations that impact hospitals, hospital charging, documentation, coding, and billing procedures, medical records, and knowledge of audit techniques required. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to problem solve and perform research is essential. Must be organized, versatile, and able to work independently.   Responsible for programs, policies, and practices that ensure the system is in compliance with Joint Commission, HIPAA, federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. Plans, organizes, coordinates, develops and maintains the system’s Compliance Program to ensure the system is in compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulatory requirements including HIPAA

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