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Quality and Patient Safety Administrator

Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY 10007
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Position Summary

Oversees and directs the quality and patient safety program in accordance with Medical College policies; sets standards of performance and ensures conformance to various national, state and local laws and regulations\. Integrates all regulatory requirements to provide a multidisciplinary patient care delivery system for enhanced quality management and performance improvement, corporate, billing, research, and HIPAA compliance, and residency fellowship education\. Fosters research and academics by providing leadership with a variety of projects and initiatives, ensuring continuous advancement and development\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Assists clinical leadership in the development of clinical practice standards to improve processes and outcomes\. Designs and enhances processes and systems to improve operations and directs teams in programmatic development\.

+ Ensures standardization of clinical practices, policies, and procedures, where possible\. Works collaboratively with other clinical departments to support interdisciplinary quality of care\.

+ Establishes policies & procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements\. Assists with the development of strategic plans to ensure integration of regulatory requirements into operational goals & objectives\.

+ Directly manages the quality division staff of coordinators and project managers\. Hires, trains, conducts performance reviews, oversees professional development and corrective action plans\.

+ Oversees and directs the implementation of the quality, patient safety and compliance programs\. Works collaboratively with leadership to establish standards of clinical practice to meet patient care goals & attain compliance with regulatory requirements\.

+ Oversees education of faculty and staff in policies and procedures designed to meet patient safety goals\. Serves as content expert in patient safety and quality improvement\.

+ Participates in various IRB\-approved research projects; ensures compliance with project guidelines and ethical treatment of human subjects and publishes findings\.

+ Plans, develops, directs, and implements written plans to ensure daily operations conform to regulations and quality initiatives for the department and sets standards of performance that conform to various national, state and local laws and regulations\.

+ Prepares various administrative reports\. Coordinates collection of information, preparation of reports and responses to external agencies\.

+ Supervises the quality informatics program in the department\. Provides leadership in the data management and reporting of quality metrics\. Ensures effective communications and programmatic development\.


+ Bachelor's Degree in related field


Minimum of 5 years management experience in health care administration, or experience in clinical affairs\.

Extensive knowledge of healthcare laws and regulations, i\.e\. CMS, NYS Department of Health, Joint Commission\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Experience in database development and report writing; word processing and presentation software\.

+ Strong Leadership, communications and interpersonal skills and ability to work independently\.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer\. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information\.
Posted: 2019-02-07 Expires: 2019-04-14

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