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  • Fredericksburg, Virginia, Start the day excited to make a difference...end the day knowing you did. Come join our team. Job Summary: The Associate Vice President Ambulatory Services oversees the assigned areas in terms of strategic integration, facilitation, and coordination of clinical and quality initiatives. This position serves as a professional role model, leader, and mentor to members of the healthcare team in accordance with organizational values and goals. This position supports the Vice President of Ambulatory Services in strategically driving growth of the service line. Essential Functions & Responsibilities: Directs the development and implementation of strategic, clinical, and quality initiatives for assigned areas. Develops, executes, and reviews operational plan and policies for assigned areas. Facilitates coordination and standardization among assigned areas to ensure efficient business operations. Works in collaboration with all teams to support MWHC strategic goals. Develops plans in concert with the Department leaders to achieve goals. Supervises and serves as mentor and coach for assigned leadership team. Work in collaboration with all teams to ensure compliance with all State, Federal and other accrediting agencies for compliance. Develops performance indicators in concert with assigned leaders' operations; evaluates outcomes and provides timely feedback on changes to be made. Participates in clinical reviews as needed to support resolution of customer satisfaction and quality issues. Communicates results and provides updates to Vice President, Ambulatory Services. Maintains professional competencies by attending educational programs and participating in professional organizations. Collaborates with Operations and Leadership in the development of budget. Performs other related duties as requested Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline is required. * A minimum seven years of experience in management capacity required. * A minimum of five years of experience in related field is required. * Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written communication. * Experienced in Microsoft Office applications. * Experience with collaborating with healthcare providers, staff, and Associates. As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
  • Fredericksburg, Virginia, Start the day excited to make a difference...end the day knowing you did. Come join our team. Job Summary: Clinical Risk Manager assists with clinical identification, risk evaluation and coordination of corrective action implementation relates to risk issues. Conducts investigations of risk and claim matters and provides investigation information to legal counsel. Interviews staff and physicians involved in potential medical malpractice litigation. Provides intervention and education related to risk management issues to promote safe work practices and quality care and services in an environment that is beneficial to the safety, health and well being of all patients, visitors and hospital staff. Reports real and potential risk situations to the Director, Risk Management. Provides education to providers, staff and administration. Acts as resource person to administrative team, department managers and medical staff. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Conducts regular risk management surveys of hospital departments and other system owned facilities. Reports information gathered from risk identification assessments to the appropriate managers for analysis and corrective action to eliminate or reduce risk. Demonstrates knowledge of basic components of risk management, including root case analysis, potentially compensable events, loss control, risk investigation, reporting and claims management. Reviews, evaluates and recommends action in risk related matters pertaining to patients visitors, Associates, students, physical plant and personal property. Provides education to providers and staff on risk management practices including, but not limited to: risk identification, key elements of risk reduction, and education regarding proper documentation practices that present potential liability problems. Performs medical record review for the purpose of identification of real or potential risk and the monitoring of documentation practices. Assists in development and preparation of monthly, quarterly and yearly reports on risk incidents, claims and departmental activities. Investigates potential liability situations in all MWHC Programs and Facilities identified through various risk identification sources including conducting in-depth interviews of staff involved in general and professional liability matters and provides reports to legal counsel to assist in preparation of defense. Completes case summaries on all medical malpractice and general liability cases and provides to legal counsel, executive leadership and Claims Management Committee. Coordinates the gathering of medical and other records involved in litigation and assists legal counsel as required. Summarize risk management data for appropriate evaluation and risk trend analysis. Advises staff, providers and/or committees regarding real and potential liability situations. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide collaboration in patient care. Interacts professionally with patient/family to increase patient/family satisfaction and/or diffuse potential litigious occurrences related to patient/family perception. Maintains claims files and other documents/files associated with general and professional liability matters. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate and current documentation practices related to the risk management. Assists in development of standards for the organization. Demonstrates knowledge of current methodology and practices. Maintains awareness of changes in the regulations and requirements by accrediting bodies. Serves as an on-call resource for staff and physicians on risk issues. Participates in risk management and safety activities. Ability to analyze complex clinical situations and deal with conflict and people who are upset. Provides a calming influence in difficult situations. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Valid RN License from Virginia or reciprocal compact state required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school required Clinical experience within last 5 years preferred. CPHRM certification preferred. 3 or more years experience in risk management, patient safety or quality improvement in acute care setting Thorough understanding of acute and non-acute care delivery systems, including home health care agencies and ambulatory care and psychiatric units. Excellent interpersonal skills required. Personal computer knowledge including, but not limited to, word processing program, spread sheet programs, electronic calendars, data management programs, graphic presentation programs, Internet communication software and software applications used to support risk management (e.g., flowing charting, etc). As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
  • Fredericksburg, Virginia, Start the day excited to make a difference...end the day knowing you did. Come join our team. Job Summary: Operate, direct and supervise the Sterile Processing areas and all its related systems in an efficient, effective manner. Coordinate the reprocessing of all supplies and equipment used in the healthcare facility. The reprocessing activities and functions include decontamination, preparation, packaging, and sterilization of surgical instrumentation, ordering, storage and distribution of medical supplies and mobile patient equipment management and preparation of surgical case carts and linen packs. Responsible for the planning, implementation, leading, revising and appraisal of the orientation, internship, preceptor and educational programs and all ongoing staff development for personnel in the Sterile Processing Department. Essential Functions & Responsibilities: Selects, develops, supervises, and evaluates departmental staff. Prepares departmental reports and records (financial, budget, personnel, etc.). Develops/amends written policies and procedures and ensures adherence. Maintains operational costs at budget level. Coordinates the processing and reassembly of medical supplies, equipment, and instrumentation with user departments. Establishes and maintains quality control systems as they relate to infection control, sterilizer monitoring, packaging, and processing, etc., in accordance with institutional and departmental policy and regulatory agency requirements. Maintains adequate inventories and distributes supplies as required to meet internal customer service and patient care demands. Recommends cost reduction opportunities. Participates in management courses and periodic continuing education programs and seminars. Demonstrates knowledge of the organization's service standards and incorporate them into the performance of duties. Effectively utilizes time management and prioritization to complete projects in a timely manner. Must be able to work rapidly, accurately and able to meet deadlines. Demonstrates the ability to maximize resources and is skillful in adjusting resources according to the workload and volume. Demonstrates knowledge of supervision principles by consistently utilizing problem analysis, group dynamics and staff skills analysis in an objective manner to effectively manage department personnel and resources. Demonstrates knowledge in generating and interpreting statistical, productivity and quality performance reports and utilizes the data to improve the departments performance. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Healthcare Management or related field required. Completion of formal Sterile Processing program with focus on supervision principles and/or certification in Healthcare Leadership concepts. Two years manager/supervisory experience is required, experience in Sterile Processing and knowledge of related systems and equipment preferred. Two years related experience required. A thorough knowledge of the following is required: asepsis, principles of decontamination, disinfection, sterilization and infection control, surgical techniques, instrument care and maintenance, patient care equipment and associated consumable supplies and their use. Functional knowledge of sterilization regulatory guidelines is required. Strong communication, critical thinking and team building skills are required. Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and technical expertise in sterile processing and inventory control principles. Requires the ability to see, hear and communicate clearly. As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
  • Stockton, California, POSITION SUMMARY: The Clinical Risk and Infection Control Coordinator develops and maintains the organization-wide clinical risk management program and coordinated resources for all phases of infection control. The Clinical Risk and Infection Control Coordinator develops and maintains systems within the organization to detect, monitor, prevent, organize, measure, investigate, report, and manage patient adverse events, incident reports, infection control issues and other indicators of potential patient harm. This position may require a varied work schedule as well as frequent travel between CMC sites. The Clinical Risk and Infection Control Coordinator reports to the Chief Nursing Officer. SPECIFIC DUTIES: Develop a clinical risk and infection control strategy in conjunction with leadership including objectives, identification of key risks, and controls that are aligned with policies, procedures and operating principles to ensure a culture of safety, timely capture of events, and initiation of risk analysis for appropriate events. Develops and coordinates in collaboration with the Chief Nursing Officer, Director of Quality Improvement, and General Counsel and other senior leadership the clinical risk management processes to Provides oversight of the incident reporting system and processes Review and evaluate related policies and procedures and recommend revisions as needed. Create new policies for approval, as needed. In conjunction with HR evaluates N-95 fit testing for new hires. Participates in monthly employee safety training for new and current employees Proactively evaluate areas of organizational risk based on internal assessment and external benchmarking and implement strategies and policies that promote patient and staff safety. Provide quarterly overall incident report and infection control updates to the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee (CQI) and the Environment of Care Committee; promote the incident reporting process including trending and reporting of results, identification of problem-prone areas, and facilitation of prevention initiatives. In conjunction with the Director of Environmental Safety, oversee and monitor the development and implementation of the Annual Clinical Risk Management and Infection Control Plans. Staff support of sharp injury response including: -Investigates sharps injuries and blood borne pathogen exposure incidents; ensures completion of documentation as required by OSHA - Conducts Annual Sharps Evaluation to enhance needle stick injury prevention efforts Supports CMC clinical sites on completing Quarterly Risk Assessments (safety checklists and daily opening /closing maintenance), and safety drills (fire drills and code blues drills) including collecting and analyzing data from the assessments. Works closely with clinical site leads to ensure quality assurance activities are conducted and completed in a timely manner Act as a consultant for development of clinical training programs as well as infection control outbreak response, Conduct immediate/appropriate response to any potential serious occurrence/complaint representing actual or potential patient, visitor, or employee injury. Monitor and take subsequent actions to ensure learning, compliance, and documentation Analyze for leadership all statistical reports and advisories that identify clinical risk management, infection control, and/or patient safety patterns and trends. Keep up to date with new and revised state and federal regulations and statutes related to hospitals and patient care. Serves as staff resource in remodeling/set-up activities to assure infection control measures are taken when developing and/or changing work environments Functions as Safety Officer in absence of Director of Environmental Safety Actively participate in a variety of committees as assigned. Other duties as assigned PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities High-energy, organized, persistent, and creative individual with strong communications, interpersonal, and systems thinking skills. Proven management ability and experience including a thorough understanding of quality improvement (QI) processes, tools, and techniques; quality measurement and reporting; root cause analysis and preventive risk management strategies; accrediting bodies standards; and state and federal regulations. Highly effective collaboration skills, written and verbal communications skills. Computer competent and able to present key information in a succinct and clear manner. Ability to facilitate conflict resolution, competent in identification of risk situations and resolution. Ability to communicate well with families, patients, staff and physicians based on age, cultural beliefs and educational level. Attention to detail, meticulous development and maintenance of regulatory paperwork. Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures and systems Ability to maintain open dialogue with supervisors and management staff Ability to work independently, use good judgment, maintain excellent communication skills and self-initiative Ability to read, understand, and follow oral and written instructions Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds and push up to 50 pounds (on wheels) Must be able to hear on the phone and those who are served in person, and speak clearly in order to communicate information to staff Must have vision with or without lenses that is adequate to read memos, a computer screen, personnel forms and other documents Must have high manual dexterity Must be able to reach above the shoulder level to work, must be able to bend, squat and sit, stand, stoop, crouch, reach, kneel, twist/turn, fingering and feeling TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in an office environment within a clinic setting. Involves frequent contact with staff and the public. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with upset people.
  • New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is Seeking a Section Chief of Heart Failure The Department of Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) seeks applicants for the position of Section Chief of Heart Failure in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension. The Section Chief provides oversight for all operational and programmatic aspects of the section while establishing a robust research infrastructure. Leadership responsibilities include a strategic vision for growth, broadening the referral base within the larger health system network, a team-driven approach to clinical excellence, budgetary oversight and productivity, monitoring performance improvement and quality measures, engagement in UME, GME and CME educational activities and collaborative research. The successful candidate would be a clinician or a clinical scientist and would be appointed at the rank of Associate. He/She should be an outstanding clinician and researcher with experience in mentoring trainees and junior faculty. A strong portfolio of research scholarship and funding would be desirable. Besides advanced heart failure, the candidate would be required to integrate clinical expertise and research with ongoing work in cardiology. This position offers the opportunity to join a team of non-invasive cardiologists providing imaging and clinical cardiology services at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) and at the academic practices of the medical school. A robust fellowship with a core residency program presents outstanding educational opportunities for students, residents and fellows. RWJUH (the medical school's principal teaching affiliate) is a 950-bed facility located in New Brunswick, NJ, and is part of the integrated RWJBarnabas Health System. The system is a $5 billion enterprise caring for close to 40% of all NJ residents. For additional information about the position, contact Grace Casaclang-Verzosa, MD,  Grace.Casaclang-Verzosa2@rwjbh.org .  To apply, please go to the following link:  https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/159494 . Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick: Founded in 1884, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick, is an academic medical center whose Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation, cancer care, stroke care, neuroscience, orthopedics, and women’s and children’s care, including The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH). BMSCH serves as the focal point of New Brunswick’s growing children’s health campus, which includes the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital, and Ronald McDonald House - New Brunswick. The free-standing, state-designated, acute care children’s hospital is a state-of-the-art facility that is specially designed to care for children. From pediatric surgery, urology, and cardiology to oncology, hematology, and pulmonology, BMSCH’s specialists and intensivists provide advanced care for children of all ages—from fragile newborns to adolescents. As the flagship cancer hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, RWJUH New Brunswick is an innovative leader in advancing state-of-the-art care. Featuring a Level 1 Trauma Center and the first Pediatric Trauma Center in the state, RWJUH’s New Brunswick campus serves as a national resource in its ground-breaking approaches to emergency preparedness. About RWJBarnabas Health: RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than three million patients each year. With 12 acute care hospitals, 3 children's hospitals, a growing number of our outpatient facilities and physician practices, our healthcare system is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and region. Our dedication to serving the people of New Jersey extends far beyond the care we provide within our hospital walls. We support programs that promote health and wellness in our communities and provide access to services that would otherwise be unavailable. We are committed to the ongoing improvement of the health, quality of life, and vitality of our communities. We strive to bring the best healthcare to meet the evolving needs of residents in New Jersey — whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education. Our partnership with Rutgers University creates the state’s largest academic healthcare system dedicated to providing high-quality patient care, leading-edge research, and world-class health and medical education, further advancing our mission of providing high-quality healthcare in New Jersey. The new collaboration also aligns RWJBarnabas Health with Rutgers’ education, research, and clinical activities, including those at the  Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey  and  Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care . RWJBarnabas Health is an equal opportunity employer.

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