Centura Health Director Quality & Patient Safety in Denver, Colorado
Welcome to Centura Health
Welcome to largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.
Flourishing Begins Here
You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
Responsible for providing an integrated program for Quality, Patient Safety, Infection Control, Core Measures, Patient Experience and Regulatory compliance. Manages concerns and grievances from patients, their families and other healthcare consumers. Efforts are focused towards performance improvement strategies that ensure the safest patient care services possible. Provides leadership, coaching and overall project support for organizational quality improvement projects and initiatives including monitoring compliance and meeting requirement for all external regulatory standards.
Education Requirements: (i.e., BSN, High School Diploma, GED)
Bachelor’s degree required in a related field.
Advanced degree preferred in a related field.
Certified Quality Professional preferred.
Five (5) years’ experience in management in a clinical healthcare environment.
Prefer experience in clinical operations and/or experience working in performance improvement.
Knowledge of risk management principles and patient safety programs.
Excellent communication, problem-solving, statistical and analytical abilities.
Strong PC skills and knowledge. Strong presentation and delivery skills.
Previous experience with regulatory requirements, patient safety, quality management, and understanding of medical staff functions.
Lean experience preferred. Lean classes 101 and 201 within the first year of hire.
Your Connected Community
When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality
Located in central Denver’s historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. As a full-service Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care and advanced robotic surgery, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region’s most complex medical cases and surgical patients. Our Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We have also received numerous awards and honors including: 100 Greatest Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review for 3 years in a row (2015-2017); named as one of the top two hospitals in Colorado by U.S. News and World Report; recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award-Clinical Excellence for 3 years in a row (2015-2017); one of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement for 2 years in a row (2016-2017), and many others.
DepartmentPAH QUALITY MANAGMENT
FacilityPAH-PORTER ADVENTIST HOSPITAL
Everyone Thrives Here You’re different, and we love it. Your perspectives, your ways, what you are on a mission to go and do – we’re all different at Centura Health, but we’re also all equally connected and supported. We are here to cultivate YOU in an environment which not only lifts you up, but propels you forward.
Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled. As of Jan. 1, 2015, we no longer hire tobacco/nicotine users in Colorado, Kansas and other states where applicants who use nicotine products are not protected by applicable state law. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, including a panel for cotinine.