This position is located in the Office of the Chief, Quality Management Service. The Assistant Service Chief, Quality Management (QM) reports directly to the Chief, QM. He/she is responsible for promoting and coordinating the quality management program by demonstrating leadership, experience, and creative approaches as it relates to meeting current accreditation standards, performance measures and performance improvement activities to ensure high quality patient care. The Registered Nurse coordinates necessary activities with individuals/services to obtain the information necessary to prepare for accrediting bodies and review groups include but are not limited to The Joint Commission, Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), and VISN 10 and VA Central Office/Program Office Inspection Teams. The RN performs duties directly with the Chief of QM contributing to the management of the facility health care delivery system and the QM service. Duties if this position include but are not limited to: Ability to communicate with a variety of audiences from frontline staff to Senior/VISN leaders as well as managing, directing, overseeing and administering numerous complex technical and analytical functions related to Quality, Safety, Value, Systems Redesign and High Reliability Organizational Standards across the Veterans Health Administration. Executes position responsibilities that demonstrates leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of quality standards across the entire healthcare system. Demonstrates performance and leadership that is broad enough to improve the care for a group of patients. Responsible for the documented outcomes at the program or service level. Program or service level outcomes must be broad and complex and can be demonstrated at any organizational level within a facility, VISN, or VACO. Guiding, developing, and supporting staff from a leadership perspective, and Using professional standards of care, scientific evidence, and practice to evaluate programs and/or service activities. Work Schedule: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Monday through Friday) Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement Title: Assistant Service Chief- Quality Safety Value Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.