permanent

Director of Quality

The University of Kansas Health System - Great Bend Campus | Great Bend, Kansas 67530

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: July 10, 2020
Opportunity Code: 26162

Summary

Join the University of Kansas Health System as the Director of Quality at the Great Bend campus in rural Kansas


The Position

  • The Director of Quality serves as a subject matter expert and teacher for hospital programs surrounding quality, process improvement, compliance, risk management, infection control and patient safety
  • The Director will drive the planning and execution of quality programs to maintain regulatory standards and accreditations, specifically CIHQ and The Joint Commission
  • Implement evidence-based improvements as the health system optimizes data collection and reporting of quality outcomes
  • The Director will adopt and integrate organizational mission, vision and values into their practice and management of staff
  • Must have at least five years of leadership experience in developing and executing quality initiatives, ideally within a health system
  • Minimum RN required, Master's highly preferred


The Organization

  • The University of Kansas Health System – Great Bend Campus serves communities surrounding Barton County, Kansas. Services include high-quality primary, specialty and surgical care provided at the hospital and in clinics on campus.
  • Hospital Services include Imaging, Obstetrics, Surgical Services, and many others; Specialty Services, such as Wound Care, and Outreach Services (including but not limited to: Heart Care), are provided as well.
  • The University of Kansas Health System is a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis, offering more options for patients with serious conditions because of their expertise and leadership in medical research and education.


The Community

  • Great Bend is less than two hours northwest of Wichita, Kansas and under four hours west of Kansas City, Missouri.
  • The City of Great Bend is located in the heart of Kansas, on the bend of the Arkansas River
  • Visit the Barton County Historical Society Museum and Village, the Great Bend Zoo/Raptor Center, and Wetlands Aquatic Center in your free time.
  • Locals are a active bunch that hosts thrilling events like motocross, drag races and rodeos


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