Shoshone Medical Center - Kellogg, ID
Director of Quality
Director of Quality
We are looking for a registered nurse to fill in as Director of Quality at this hospital in Idaho. You will report to the Chief Financial Officer and will manage the Quality department at this 21 bed facility and the joining clinic.
You will be required to have your Registered Nurse license in the state of Idaho and a minimum of an Associates Degree in Nursing. Five years of quality experience is expected and previous experience in quality management is preferred.
Shoshone Medical Center
Shoshone Medical Center is a 25-bed, acute care hospital in Kellogg, Idaho providing critical access healthcare to the entire Silver Valley region. SMC offers many inpatient and outpatient services, and employs over 100 people and contributes significantly to the region’s economy. Their goal is to deliver excellence in health care while providing resources for facilitating wellness awareness and promoting community health education.
Shoshone Medical Center is part of West Shoshone Hospital District #1, which is a tax-based hospital district in Shoshone County formed in 1952. The district is governed by a seven-member board of trustees with district elections held every two years. Trustees serve six-year terms.
In 2012, Shoshone Medical Center transitioned to NIAHO Certification (National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare) by DNV and has been ISO-9001 compliant since 2016. Shoshone Medical Center has been consistently certified by Medicare and Medicaid.
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Quality Director - Aiken regional
Responsible for implementation and maintenance of Quality Management System under the supervision of the Board of Trustees and Administration. This Quality Management System shall ensure that corrective and preventative actions taken by the hospital are implemented, measured and monitored. The Manager will ensure that the system will be evaluated, at least annually, to determine that the utilization of service are appropriate, ensure policies are current and being followed, and implementing necessary changes when needed. This position will also be responsible for planning and directing disaster response or crisis management activities, providing disaster preparedness training, and preparing emergency plans and procedures for pandemic, natural, technological, hazardous materials spill disasters or situations. This position is responsible for reporting all quality metrics to local, state and federal agencies.
- RN license required
- 5 years of Quality experience required
- Previous experience in Quality Management preferred
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