Vice President of QCE (Quality, Education, Compliance)

Hospice of the East Bay - Pleasant Hill, CA3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $97,000 - $130,000 a year
EducationSkills

Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, this position manages the Quality, Education and Compliance Coordinators (QECs); Maintains administrative policies and procedures; Coordinates and oversees the Agency’s Quality Assessment Performance Improvement(QAPI) Committee data collection and reporting; Leads preparation of Agency for CHAP accreditation, California Department of Public Health surveys and annual Kaiser site visits; Chairs the QAPI Committee; Attends Board of Directors meetings to present PI information on biannual basis or more frequently, as requested; Facilitates Board Quality quarterly, working with Chairperson to coordinate agenda and minutes; Assumes role of Risk Manager, working with Agency insurance carrier for any legal issues or claims against Agency; Agency resource for regulatory and accreditation standards questions and issues, Assumes role of Compliance Officer, responsible for the Agency Compliance Program, Staff education and enforcement; Assumes role of HIPAA Privacy Officer, working with HIPAA Security Officer (IT Director) in order to maintain confidentiality of medical information. Manages a team with responsibility for quality, compliance and education throughout the hospice organization.

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of State and Federal laws pertaining to hospice and home care programs;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of hospice staff, including Board of Directors;
  • Strong planning, analysis, problem solving and project management skills;
  • Ability to design and implement effective staff education and training programs;
  • Ability to work well with others, inspire confidence and respect and evidence strong moral character and ethical behavior;
  • Knowledge of SNF and RCFE regulations in relationship to hospice and home health practice;
  • Knowledge of CHAP regulations for hospice and home health;
  • Clinical knowledge/expertise in management of hospice and home care programs; and
  • Knowledge of the Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) process within a hospice and/or home health agency.
  • EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
  • Masters degree in a health related field or executive level experience required.
  • Three to five years’ experience in hospice and/or home health setting.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Master's (Required)