Jennersville Hospital
Director Quality and Risk
At a glance
Location: US-PA-West Grove Map
Posted: 10/16/2019
Closing: 11/15/2019
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Jennersville Hospital
Job description

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.



Responsibilities

The Director Quality and Risk is responsible for effectively managing a systematic, proactive, and comprehensive Risk Management program for The Jennersville Hospital and its associated entities, including but not limited to loss prevention; risk identification, analysis and follow-up; and management of general and health care professional liability claims. Responsible for all coordination for regulatory surveys and acts as the patient advocate. The Director Quality and Risk overall responsibility is for the risk management activities of Jennersville Hospital and Tower Health's associated entities. Director of Quality and Risk responsibility includes, but is not limited to, managing and overseeing the malpractice insurance program and reporting to the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Fund ('Mcare'), claims management, including, significant interaction and confidential communication with legal counsel, managing and analyzing risk management and incident reporting strategies and data, and providing risk management educational programs. Director also designs and implements programs to control company losses and to transfer and/or finance risk protocols that will minimize the adverse financial impact to the

organization.

Responsible for Improvement will lead and facilitate the quality improvement activities of the organization in coordination with Administration, the

Medical Staff, Department Directors, Disease Management Program Coordinators and Data Quality Review. The Director provides oversight for a consistent,

comprehensive approach to the data collection process, data analysis and reporting while maintaining an educational approach using Continuous Quality

Improvement methodolgy. The Director also assures compliance with mandatory data reporting requirements and coordinates internal and external quality

improvement activities and outcomes.

The Director of Quality and Risk is also responsible for Patient Advocacy.



Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

4 year/Bachelor's Degree

EXPERIENCE

Relevant Experience

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

CPHQ Certification

PA Registered Nurse License

Director Quality and Risk