Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, this position manages the Quality, Education and Compliance Coordinators (QECs); Maintains administrative policies and procedures; Coordinates and oversees the Agency’s Quality Assessment Performance Improvement(QAPI) Committee data collection and reporting; Leads preparation of Agency for CHAP accreditation, California Department of Public Health surveys and annual Kaiser site visits; Chairs the QAPI Committee; Attends Board of Directors meetings to present PI information on biannual basis or more frequently, as requested; Facilitates Board Quality quarterly, working with Chairperson to coordinate agenda and minutes; Assumes role of Risk Manager, working with Agency insurance carrier for any legal issues or claims against Agency; Agency resource for regulatory and accreditation standards questions and issues, Assumes role of Compliance Officer, responsible for the Agency Compliance Program, Staff education and enforcement; Assumes role of HIPAA Privacy Officer, working with HIPAA Security Officer (IT Director) in order to maintain confidentiality of medical information. Manages a team with responsibility for quality, compliance and education throughout the hospice organization.
The ideal candidate for this position will have:
•Demonstrated knowledge of State and Federal laws pertaining to hospice and home care programs;
•Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of hospice staff, including Board of Directors;
•Strong planning, analysis, problem solving and project management skills;
•Ability to design and implement effective staff education and training programs;
•Ability to work well with others, inspire confidence and respect and evidence strong moral character and ethical behavior;
•Knowledge of SNF and RCFE regulations in relationship to hospice and home health practice;
•Knowledge of CHAP regulations for hospice and home health;
•Clinical knowledge/expertise in management of hospice and home care programs; and
•Knowledge of the Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) process within a hospice and/or home health agency.
•EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
•Masters degree in a health related field or executive level experience required.
•Three to five years’ experience in hospice and/or home health setting.
Job Type: Full-time
RN license, Hospice experience, Master's Degree or executive level experience