Encompass Health Careers
Quality/Risk Director- Lubbock, TX
South Plains Rehabilitation Hospital an affiliate of UMC and Encompass Health is currently looking for a Director of Quality and Risk to join our hospital leadership team.
South Plains Rehabilitation Hospital will open in May 2019 in Lubbock, TX. The hospital will be located beside the UMC Business and Technology Center off North Slide Road.
The 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be a joint venture between Encompass Health and University Medical Center Health System and will provide inpatient rehabilitation and higher medical management for patients recovering from stroke and other neurological disorders, hip fractures, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation and complex orthopedic conditions. The freestanding hospital will include 40 all-private rooms, a spacious, on-site therapy gym, dialysis suite, a courtyard, dining room, day room areas, and cutting-edge rehabilitation technologies. The development of the new inpatient rehabilitation hospital represents a significant investment in the community and is expected to generate approximately 100 new, full-time jobs.
Hospital Location: 5406 Colgate Street; Lubbock, TX 79416
The Quality/Risk Director is responsible for helping to create an environment and culture that enables the facility to fulfill its mission by meeting or exceeding its goals, conveying the hospital mission to all staff, facilitating staff accountability for their performance, and motivating staff to improve their performance.
The Director manages, directs, and plans all aspects of Quality and Risk Management. The Director is responsible for a hospital -wide quality management program and works with hospital administration, departments, and the medical staff to monitor and evaluate the quality of delivery of patient care services within the hospital. The Director will have access to all medical records for the facility. The Director also ensures proper compliance with regulatory agencies, accrediting bodies, corporate and hospital policies and procedures and works to develop, implement, and maintain quality assessment and improvement programs within the facility.
This position will support cultural diversity by ensuring that the delivery of quality, equitable and culturally competent patient-centered care is provided; promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity; and ensuring that cultural diversity and sensitivity training is part of new employee orientation on an on-going basis to meet the needs of the patient population served in the hospital.
Job Code: 100141
Address: 5406 Colgate Street, Lubbock 79416
Job ID: 1824193