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Indiana University Health Director-Quality and Safety (Indy Suburban Region) in Carmel, Indiana

Overview

The Director – Quality and Safety for the Indy Suburban Region will provide strategic, operational and thought leadership to support Indiana University Health System and Regional goals. This leader will be responsible for the development, implementation and execution of the Quality Assessment/Performance Improvement (QAPI) and Infection Prevention (IP) Program(s) within the Region, in collaboration with the Board of Directors, medical staff and senior leadership. They will work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure measurable improvement in health outcomes, prevention of medical errors and reduction of patient harm.

Other opportunities include:

  • Directing, facilitating, and influencing the alignment of clinical quality, patient safety, and infection prevention improvement efforts within the Region by promoting adoption of local and national benchmarking for best practices

  • Ensuring active regional representation and engagement in IU Health System quality, patient safety and infection prevention initiatives

    Qualifications/knowledge/skills/abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Masters preferred.

  • Physician, Pharmacist or Registered Nurse preferred.

  • 7+ years of relevant experience required.

  • Certification as a Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) is preferred or must obtain within 3 years of employment.

  • Experience building trusting relationships, influencing through indirect authority, and inspiring and aligning diverse stakeholders to achieve a common vision all within a complex, matrix organization is required.

  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations.

  • Rapid Cycle PDSA, Lean, Six Sigma or IHI Model for Improvement experience is preferred.

    Key Relationships

    Reports to: Chief Medical Officer – Indy Suburban Region

    Direct reports: 17 team members

    REQNUMBER: 307369-OTHLOC-300000007211215

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