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Leadership that inspires

Outcomes that set the standard

BE THE CONNECTION.

The role of the Director of Quality and Risk Management affords you the ability to pursue a unique kind of professional achievement.  

This is your opportunity to be the connection between organizational excellence and the individual triumphs our patients achieve on a daily basis. Apply the vast knowledge, experience and skills you’ve acquired throughout your career to enhance the effectiveness of our teams and the services we proudly offer. Realize the positive, personal impact of leadership on a greater scale with leading post-acute care provider Encompass Health.

What Makes Encompass Health Careers Different—and Better:

Working at Encompass Health means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on patients’ lives each day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Health offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, joint replacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. As you help patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the way.

Our culture of compassion and collaboration is founded on more than just the care we provide our patients; it is expressed in the values we live. We encourage and empower each employee to keep learning and growing by providing the resources to deliver a better way to care. At Encompass Health, you’ll find something decidedly different and more satisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. Maximize your talent and join a team that is committed to setting the standard for better healthcare with this engaging opportunity:

DIRECTOR OF QUALITY & RISK MANAGEMENT (DQRM)

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Alexandria

Director of Quality & Risk Management 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.

Credentials:

- Licensed or Certified according to individual state requirement 

- Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or related field preferred 

- Quality and/or Risk Management experience including primary responsibility for performance improvement activities, regulatory compliance, conflict resolution, leadership and risk management activities 

Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start on day one, including:

• Benefits that begin when you do.

• Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.

• Generous paid time off that increases with tenure.

• Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.

• Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock-purchase plans.

• Flexible spending and health savings accounts.

About Us:

Helping patients regain hope and independence, Encompass Health is a national leader in post-acute care. We operate rehabilitation hospitals and offer home health and hospice care in 36 states as well as Puerto Rico. Following the Encompass Way, we are driven by our core values: We proudly set the standard, lead with empathy, do what’s right, focus on the positive, and remain stronger together.

Realize the powerful difference you can make. Take this opportunity to join our team.

To learn more about us, please visit us online at encompasshealth.com

Connect with us:

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https://www.linkedin.com/company/encompasshealth/         

https://twitter.com/encompasshlth     

https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Encompass-Health-EI_IE1959649.11,27.htm 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Job Code: 100141



Address: 104 N. Third Street, Alexandria 71301
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2111801
Contact Name - External: Christina Stewart
Contact Email - External: Christina.Stewart@encompasshealth.com