Director, Quality- Barnes Jewish- St. Peters Hospital, Progress West & Christian Hospital
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: 48967
Additional Information About the Role
Director, Quality- Shared Services Regional Role
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Progress West Hospital
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital proudly serves the health care needs of families in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties. The 102-bed community hospital provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services including the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, the Breast Health and Women’s Center, the Cardiology Center, the Neurosurgery Center and the Outpatient Surgery and Endoscopy Center.
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital is an Accredited Chest Pain Center and carries a Level II stroke certification. Additionally, the hospital’s medical office building houses offices for specialists in primary care, cardiology, obstetrics, dermatology, surgery and pulmonology. Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital also offers outpatient services including physical therapy, a sleep lab, and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation.
This position guides quality programs across multiple facilities or across a region. This leader provides guidance to local teams in assessing opportunities, and proactively developing and implementing solutions to improve performance, in partnership with local operational leaders. They work with local and system quality teams to provide subject matter expertise, consistently promote quality improvement methodologies, identify areas of improvement, support local multidisciplinary work teams, and communicate quantifiable results. This individual partners with system quality leaders and the CQO to ensure program alignment with BJC quality priorities, including active participation in system quality projects and initiatives. They act as a critical liaison from the HSO to CCE, providing proactive communication and feedback on local and regional needs to help inform enterprise strategic quality program needs and direction.
Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: onboarding and hiring, training, workload management & performance evaluations, conducting professional development plans as needed. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
Facilitates the local implementation of an organizational model and governance structure for the BJC quality program in collaboration with the Chief Quality Officer and in accordance with the BJC Strategic Plan; collaborates with local leadership to develop a culture of quality and patient safety at HSOs in their region.
Works closely with local quality teams, Operational Excellence partners, committees, and leaders to develop and execute a quality action plan for both system and local projects in alignment with BJC strategic priorities.
Coordinates and develops intervention strategies for quality improvement across multiple facilities or across a region; collaborates with stakeholders to implement quality improvement strategies; collaborates with HSO quality program staff to identity opportunities for alignment, standardization and improvement in the daily responsibilities of the HSO quality improvement programs. Collaborates with other regional leaders in quality and other functional areas, and with CCE to share best practices and ensure support and alignment with strategic priorities.
Ensures proactive and ongoing communication with team members and leaders at all levels of the facilities or region and the CQO to ensure transparency of quality performance, priority needs, and assistance to remove barriers for improvement.
Ensures local HSO leadership and CQO are aware of quality outcomes and performance, as well as strategies utilized for improvement. Provides interpretative support for Clinical Excellence and Measuring Success Score Card quality measures and performance indicators.
Benefits and Legal Statement
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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
401(k) plan with BJC match
Tuition Assistance available on first day
BJC Institute for Learning and Development
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.