Director Quality, Risk, Safety - Spring Creek, NV at Healthcare Employment Partners

Healthcare Employment Partners
Spring Creek, NV
New opening for a Director Quality, Risk, Safety  in the Northeast area of Nevada in the Central Basin area.  

Responsibilities of the Director Quality, Risk, Safety:
  • Develop and implement departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the clinical, administrative, legal, and ethical requirements and objectives of NNRH.
  • Directs and evaluates departmental operations, including patient care delivery, information technologies, service level determination, and complaint management to achieve performance and quality control objectives.
  • Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orientation, evaluating, disciplinary actions, payroll, and continuing education initiatives.
  • Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding.  Coordinates and directs internal/external audits.
  • Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth.
  • integrates evidence-based practices into operations and clinical protocols.
  • Serve as the lead contact for various surveys and audits, such as The Joint Commission (TJC), OSHA, SAR,s etc..
Requirement of the Director Quality, Risk, Safety:
  • Associate’s degree in nursing.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Five years’ experience in quality and risk management in a health care setting.  Nursing or health care administration.
  • Nevada licensed Registered Nurse.  American Heart Association BLS required upon hire.
  • Requires knowledge of department and hospital policies and procedures, OSHA, TJC standards. 
  • The ability to retrieve, communicate or otherwise present information in a written, typed, auditory or visual fashion is essential. 
  • The methods used to express or exchange ideas are by spoken, written, or typed words. 
  • Written and manual dexterity skills are also required for the position. 
  • Ability to assess a variety of complex situations and determine the most effective means to resolve situations. 
  • Leadership skills in decision making, problem solving, and interpersonal relations are involved in the daily contacts of working with department directors.
  • Sets the climate for cooperation between co-workers and shifts for a smooth-running operation.
About the facility:
A land of adventure, capable of stretching the limits of your adventure, meeting and/or convention to its fullest. The raw majesty of the Ruby Mountains and the rugged canyon streams will let you discover the unspoiled drama of the West. So whether your next adventure is a short trip up Lamoille Canyon, fishing at Southfork or Wild Horse Reservoirs, an ATV or snowmobiling trip at Merritt Mountain or just enjoying the many activities that the County has to offer, you will discover why "The Adventure Starts Here!"

The city sits at an elevation of 5,060 feet. This high desert community experiences four mild annual seasons. Fall is spectacular, heralding in warm days and cool evenings. Winter months bring average high temperatures between 37-43 degrees with lows averaging between 25-31 degrees. Spring months bring warmer temperatures accompanied by cool nights. During the warm summer months the average high falls between 80-90 degrees. Much of the County's precipitation comes in the form of snowfall. The annual average is less than 10 inches. The dry climate provides a moderate climate, making it an ideal year-round vacation spot to experience a variety of recreations and outdoor sports.