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Director of Quality Performance Improvement

HealthQuest | Lagrangeville, New York 12540

Salary Range: $130,000.00 - $160,000.00
Date Posted: June 16, 2019
Opportunity Code: 18190

Summary

Take your expertise to the Northeast, where you’ll join HealthQuest as the Director of Quality Performance Improvement over a 350+ provider medical group in Lagrangeville, New York


The Position

  • The Director of Quality Performance Improvement serves as the champion of quality and performance improvement within HealthQuest Medical Practice, a 350+ provider medical group
  • Focus on continuous improvements in safety, efficiency, patient-centered care, equity and timeliness in delivering healthcare services
  • The Director is a highly visible leader who’ll work closely with physician leadership to influence change and identifies steps for improving key metric areas including quality, safety and patient satisfaction 
  • Oversee 8 direct reports and a mixed staff comprised of Practice Transformation personnel, data analysts, quality specialists, RNs, LPNs and Medical Assistants
  • The Director is responsible for program development, training and implementation related to quality management and performance improvement
  • Ideal candidate would have a strong background in health IT or clinical informatics with the ability to analyze, develop, implement and evaluate clinical information and communication systems to enhance patient outcomes, improve care and strengthen the clinician-patient relationship
  • Must have quality management and performance improvement experience in both inpatient (acute facility) and outpatient care (large physician practice, ambulatory, clinic) settings
  • Minimum RN BSN is required, MSN preferred. Will consider RN with Bachelor’s in Business or healthcare related fields


The Organization 

  • HealthQuest is a local family of nonprofit hospitals and healthcare providers in the Mid-Hudson Valley and northwestern Connecticut
  • HealthQuest was formed through an affiliation of four hospitals – Northern Dutchess Hospital Center, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital and Vassar Brothers Medical Center
  • In addition to four award-winning hospitals, the organization encompasses multiple primary care and specialty care locations, two Urgent Care locations and affiliates including the Thompson House, a 100-bed skilled nursing facility, Health Quest Home Care and The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology services in the region


The Community 

  • Lagrangeville, part of the New York metropolitan area, is located in the Hudson Valley, midway between New York City and Albany
  • The city is connected to Poughkeepsie, where residents enjoy hikes along the Appalachian Trail and strolls across the “Walkway over the Hudson”, which spans the Hudson River between Poughkeepsie and Highland, New York
  • Sitting less than two hours from New York City, the area offers easy access to many of the country’s most iconic sites, including the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Central Park, Times Square and the Metropolitan Museum of Art


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