Full Job Description
The Assistant Director of Quality & Safety is responsible for assisting the Director of Quality, HIM in planning, organizing and managing the coordination of the organization’s performance improvement activities related to Quality and Safety. The Assistant Director will function as the hospital’s Quality and Patient Safety officer and assist in the areas of risk management communicating routinely with Physician Leadership and Medical Staffing.
Assists the Director in establishing and meeting annual goals of the Quality, Patient Safety, and Risk department.
Leads all quality reviews for ongoing physician peer and focused peer reviews.
Performs medical record reviews and communicates routinely with physician leadership and Medical Staff Office on potential quality issues and identified trends.
Advises the Quality Director, Medical Staff and Hospital Leadership immediately of identified trends, and potential quality issues.
Collaborates with Quality Coordinators in maintaining the core measures program and external reporting requirements.
Actively participate in the development and execution of the Quality Management Program.
Develop and coordinate quality information from Cerner the electronic health record and other appropriate databases
Ability to lead, coach, counsel associates in all areas of the department.
Assist in Mid-Year and Annual Performance Reviews.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.