Long Island Community Hospital has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island’s only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community’s healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women’s imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff – Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.
The Performance Improvement Director of is a key member of the hospital management team, is responsible for overall hospital quality / performance improvement and quality monitoring of the organization. The position ensures the provision of differentiated quality and safety, patient-focused, outcomes based, and cost-effective care in the hospital and outpatient settings. The Director of PI’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following activities: Ensures processes are implemented to evaluate and identify opportunities for improvement in the provision of high quality, safe and resource effective care to its patients. Implements quality initiatives and assures goals are met. Ensures processes are in place to ensure compliance with Quality and Performance Improvement and as applicable with Infection Control, Risk Management, Patient Safety, Peer Review, etc. Monitors, in partnership with the medical staff, the measured outcomes of organization-wide clinical care activities, identifies opportunities for improvement, and leads clinical improvement activities to improve those measured outcomes. Ensures documentation of the results of hospital wide, clinical quality activities - Ensures hospital compliance with accreditation, licensing and regulatory agencies.
Registered nurse with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in quality/performance improvement or related field. Master’s degree required and CPHQ is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of Performance Improvement, Outcomes and Quality Management. As applicable, the candidate also has demonstrated knowledge of Peer Review, Risk Management, Patient Safety, Infection Control Prevention and Reporting. Ability to interpret and process data in an analytical manner. Excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills. Computer operational skills, understanding of statistics, spreadsheets and database systems. Current understanding of regulations as it relates to state specific requirements, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and survey requirements. Experience with DNV surveys a plus. Demonstrate understanding of current trends in quality and other areas of responsibility as applicable.