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The Director of Quality Initiatives and Improvement (DQI) leads all hospital-based work to eliminate preventable harm to patients, family members, and staff and to attain unsurpassed clinical and patient-reported outcomes for assigned hospital. The DQI builds organization-wide participation in improvement through transparency, collaboration and mutual learning. Reporting to the Regional Chief Quality Officer collaborates with leaders to achieve the HMH quality goals and eliminate preventable harm. The DQI facilitates the redesign of patient care processes; leads root cause analyses process, analyzes data to inform and guide improvement efforts, and develops organizational capacity for improvement through teaching and mentorship. While directing the assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of best practices, the DQI ensures that cost effective, quality care is administered to all patients in accordance with the hospital PI plan, while complying with the standards of all regulatory and accrediting agencies. Provides leadership in the implementation and integration of the Department of Patient Care Performance Improvement Plan in addition to ensuring JCAHO & regulatory compliance. Oversees various activities of the Patient Safety and Quality Department while aligning with the Medical Center and HMH Performance Improvement Plan in assuring compliance with all Patient Safety Indicators, Quality Care Transition Teams & Nursing Quality. Advances the integration of the science of patient safety and continuous learning throughout the organization.
A day in the life of a Director of Quality Initiatives and Improvement (DQI) at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!