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Director-Risk & Quality Management - HYBRID

Company: U.S. Anesthesia Partners
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

If you're experiencing an emergency, dial 911 immediately.Director-Risk & Quality Management - HYBRID Job ID 2022-9517 Function Legal/Compliance Location US-NV-Las Vegas Employment Status Full Time Metro Area Las Vegas, NV Overview Position Summary: Responsible for directing and managing the risk and quality functions in accordance with US Anesthesia Partners' risk and quality management program. Utilizes interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with and resolve issues involving a diverse group of healthcare, legal and insurance professionals. Job Highlights Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides overall direction, management and support for the risk and quality program and serves as a resource for risk and quality inquiries.
  • In coordination with national efforts, develops and implements policies, procedures and processes and training.
  • In coordination with national efforts, develops and implements a monitoring process to measure success of the risk and quality program.
  • In coordination with national efforts, develops a comprehensive and proactive risk program for all lines of risk to decrease the frequency and severity of liability exposure, minimize risk and promote employee and patient safety.
  • Coordinates the investigation and resolution of incident reports, adverse events, patient concerns and performs root cause analyses when necessary; monitors data for trends and implements training or other interventions to reduce risk and improve quality performance.
  • Coordinates gathering of documents and information for insurance program and assists VP of Risk & Quality in the renewal process.
  • Maintains Litigation documentation including loss runs of open and closed claims/litigation for reporting and analysis.
  • In coordination with national efforts, develops and maintains a process for the timely investigation, notification, filing of claims and consultation with insurance carriers, appropriate regulatory agencies and attorneys.
  • Manages and responds to subpoenas, document and release of information requests.
  • Facilitates the development of an annual quality improvement plan in conjunction with the Continuous Quality Improvement committee.
  • Promotes patient safety through the implementation of quality measures, strategies and benchmarks established by national quality organizations and the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee.
  • Coordinates the collection of data relevant to performance improvement, patient safety, patient care outcomes and national reporting requirements.
  • Provides support to the platform Continuous Quality Improvement committee and other committees including agenda development, gathering of data, and preparation of reports and minutes
  • Some travel may be required
  • Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications Qualifications:
    • Registered Nurse - Bachelor's Degree preferred
    • 3 years minimum experience in either risk management or quality management in a healthcare setting preferred.
    • Strong communication skills with patients and clinicians.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to present materials in a concise and detailed manner, individually and in groups.
    • Ability to work in computer applications including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point; database administration skills required
    • Ability to work independently with limited supervision required
    • CPHQ or CPHRM certification preferred Working conditions:
      • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching
      • Must possess sufficient eye-hand coordination/manual dexterity to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment
      • Required normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports and evaluations. Physical Requirements:
        • Work performed in office environment
        • Involves frequent contact with professional staff and managed care organizations
        • Work may be stressful at times
        • Interaction with others is frequent and often disruptive
        • May require occasional lifting papers and boxes weighing up to 35 pounds For this position, US Anesthesia Partners requires all employees to acknowledge and agree to the terms of the USAP COVID Personal Health & Safety Policy, which includes the requirement that employees working onsite to be vaccinated for COVID -19, subject to accommodations for religious or medical reasons. US Anesthesia Partners, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Keywords: U.S. Anesthesia Partners, Las Vegas , Director-Risk & Quality Management - HYBRID, Executive , Las Vegas, Nevada

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