We are seeking candidates for a Director – Quality for a For a 199-bed medical/surgical teaching hospital located in sunny Las Cruces, New Mexico.
REPORTS TO Chief Nursing Officer
Salary range $110,000.00 to $160,000.00
Relocation assistance up to $10k
Current (or eligible) New Mexico RN or Compact license required.
Seven years healthcare experience with at least three years’ experience in a leadership role.
Must possess a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Advanced degree (MSN, Healthcare Administration, and MBA) strongly preferred.
Experience working in a for-profit hospital strongly preferred.
Experience coordinating a variety of quality initiatives with proven outcomes.
Previous experience working with regulatory agencies in an acute care environment.
Quality Director is responsible for directing all aspects of organizational quality. Including Regulatory Agencies (Joint Commission, CMS, State of NM etc. ), Disease Specific Certification, Leap Frog, Patient Satisfaction, public reporting, and National Quality Designation. Position will manage, develop, and mentor staff. They will enforce policies and procedures, prepare, and maintain accreditation and accountability for the Quality budget and productivity. The position has direct reports to include all the Disease Specific team and Infection Prevention.
Minimum Education: Must possess a bachelor’s degree in nursing required. MSN, Healthcare Administration, and MBA strongly preferred.
Minimum Experience: Seven years healthcare experience with at least three years’ experience in a leadership role. Experience working in a for-profit hospital strongly preferred. Previous leadership, program development, budget and productivity, and clinical experience required. Must possess strong human relations and interpersonal skills.
This is a full-time exempt position.
Las Cruces offers a multitude of outdoor adventures, unique culinary experiences, vibrant heritage and culture, top-rated farmers markets and beautiful views of the Organ Mountains. The city is known for its safe and affordable living conditions, beautiful scenery, outstanding educational system, friendly people, and high-quality health care. It is just 40 minutes from El Paso (metro population of 800,000), and El Paso International Airport with connections to worldwide destinations. For education, Las Cruces is the home of New Mexico State University, the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doña Ana Community College, and outstanding K-12 schools.
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