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Director of Quality and Risk Management

 Morrow County Health District has an opening for a Director of Quality and Risk Management at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner.  Pay scale $102,773 - $119,828.  This position can be a hybrid of on site and remote work.

   The Director of Quality and Risk Management interacts daily with the department directors and leadership of Morrow County Health District to coordinate and oversee performance improvement efforts, Risk Management, Patient Safety efforts, and regulatory compliance.   

   The Director of Quality/Risk is responsible for the District’s Quality Improvement (QI) Program, Quality Assurance (QA) Program, and Risk Management.   The Director manages and maintains databases associated with the programs, identifies trends, prioritizes and recommends improvements, and ensures compliance with federal and state quality initiatives.  Extracts data from electronic health records system and provides reporting support to department managers, physicians, and administration.  Reviews standards of care, implements patient safety processes, conducts risk assessments, submits quality data to governmental agencies, and develops department policies.

   This position directs, monitors and evaluates the hospital-wide Risk Management and Patient Safety Program, Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance Programs, creates reports and extracts data from the electronic health record for quality initiatives. Responsible for integrated Quality Assurance Program for all District departments. Coordinate QA meetings and reporting, compiles statistical data and reports on relating to QA issues.  Lead Quality Functional Teams. Create an annual Education Plan to promote staff knowledge and understanding of risk management, loss prevention, and regulatory compliance issues as well as The District’s performance improvement process. 

   Position requirements- Bachelor Degree preferred and one to three years of experience in Quality/Risk management preferred. 

   Excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision with health insurance for employee, employee and spouse, or employee and children at no cost to you. Family coverage options available. Also life & long term disability coverages, paid sick, holidays, vacation, retirement, education reimbursement program, ground and air ambulance membership, more.   Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.  Employment Application available through the link on this page, or by calling Pioneer Memorial Hospital, 541-676-9133. EEOE.

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