Ascension Health Quality Manager in Pittsburg, Kansas
Department: Total Quality Management
Schedule: Full time, exempt, Monday-Friday, day shift, 8 am - 4:30 pm
Hospital: Ascension Via Christi
Location: Pittsburg, Kansas
Paid time off (PTO)
Various health insurance options & wellness plans
Retirement benefits including employer match plans
Long-term & short-term disability
Employee assistance programs (EAP)
Parental leave & adoption assistance
Ways to give back to your community
As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.
*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.
Manage quality programs, policies, practices and resources.
Serve as organizational leader to facilitate accreditations survey activities, survey preparations,survey leadership and survey follow-up and completion to ensure organizational accreditation.
Develop comprehensive approach to achieve external standards for quality, safety, and reliability including data management and outcomes reporting.
Aggregate data, provide reports/graphs to management, and participate in audits ofdepartments/processes for compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements.
Lead communication, networking, and knowledge transfer of accreditation and regulatory information and data outcomes across the health system.
Manage staff relations including performance management, staff satisfaction and conflict management.
Perform and oversee scheduling, recruitment and payroll.
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
Quality Professiona preferred.
Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing preferred.
Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy (OTR) credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts preferred.
Rehab Therapist specializing in Physical Therapy (RPT) credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts preferred.
Risk Management preferred.
High School diploma equivalency with 3 years of cumulative experience OR Associate'sdegree/Bachelor's degree with 2 years of cumulative experience OR 7 years of applicable cumulative job specific experience required.
3 years of leadership or management experience preferred.
Bachelor's degree preferred. Quality and patient safety experience preferred.
Why Join Our Team
Ascension Via Christi caregivers have been caring for and providing healing to Kansas communities for more than 135 years. As the largest healthcare provider in Kansas, we offer career opportunities across a number of hospitals, clinics, therapy centers and home health services.
Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.
Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.
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Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
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