Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH), located in the beautiful and historic town of Astoria, Oregon is looking for a Director of Quality Management who believes in our mission to provide excellence, leadership and compassion in the enhancement of health for those we serve.
The Director of Quality Management is responsible for providing the overall leadership oversight and accountability for Quality, Risk, Peer Review, Infection Prevention and Clinical Education for the organization across the continuum of ambulatory to inpatient.
Working collaboratively with members of the Nursing Administration, Management Teams and the Professional Staff, the Director of Quality Management is responsible for establishing the systems, creating the climate and providing the leadership to support the delivery of quality patient care. This individual is responsible for assuring delivery of resources and developing and maintaining systems to effectively support quality patient care. The Director of Quality Management, in collaboration with the Vice President of Patient Care Services promotes and monitors patient safety initiatives throughout the Hospital.
Knowledge of accepted medical and clinical practice/procedures, patient safety strategies and clinical risk management practices. Demonstrated knowledge of performance improvement and statistical principles. Must be proficient in Windows environment and working knowledge of word processing and databases required.
Education and Experience Required:
RN currently licensed with the State of Oregon Board of Nursing. CPHQ (Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality) preferred. Minimum Education: BS required. Preferred Education: Master’s Degree in nursing or other relevant field preferred.
Minimum Experience: 2 years of progressive leadership/quality management experience in an acute care (hospital) setting. Must demonstrate leadership and managerial ability with excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively. Must have proven success in a related role with responsibility for medical staff by-laws, HFAP and other accreditation surveys.
Internal Number: 2019618
About Columbia Memorial Hospital
Columbia Memorial Hospital is a full service, 25-bed, critical access, not-for-profit, Planetree-Certified hospital where person-centered care is a priority. We have proudly served the healthcare needs of our community for over a century. Combined, our hospital and clinics employ over 700 caregivers which includes a diverse professional medical staff of more than 50 physicians and advance practice professionals including surgical, non-surgical and primary care specialties. We have a fully integrated electronic medical records system and utilize the latest diagnostic tools and technology.
Our hospital is located in beautiful Astoria, Oregon, on the north Oregon coast, just 90 minutes from Portland. Astoria is an historic, vibrant community with thriving theater, arts and culinary scenes. The northern Oregon coast boasts some of the most breathtaking beaches you will find anywhere, giving quick access to exceptional outdoor recreation, including hiking, surfing, fishing, boating, biking and more. We invite you to explore our full organization and consider an opportunity to join us. When you do, we believe you will fall in love with our family-oriented community, charming downtown and all that the great outdoors has to offer in Astoria.