Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital has begun a national search for a Director of Quality and Patient Safety. Part of Memorial Healthcare System, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (JDCH) is one of the region’s leading pediatric hospitals, offering a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and programs in a child-friendly atmosphere. The organization was established in 1992, currently has 226 beds and is South Florida’s newest freestanding children’s hospital. Its recent 165m expansion will be completed later this year, doubling its square footage and adding an additional 72 beds. For the sixth consecutive year, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital was named among the best children’s hospitals in the United States according to U.S. News & World Report.
The hospital’s inpatient facilities include 84 NICU beds (Level III), 22 PICU beds, 26 intermediate critical care beds, 59 med-surg beds, six pediatric rehabilitation beds, 13 child and adolescent psychiatry beds, plus, a 37-bed pediatric emergency department, offering Level I Pediatric Trauma services. The hospital has seven surgical suites and two procedure rooms. They perform a variety of tertiary and quaternary specialty surgeries, including a busy heart transplant program and a kidney transplant program, which began in 2018.
The Director, Quality & Patient Safety will provide leadership and resources for Quality, performance improvement, patient safety and compliance with Accreditation & Licensure to ensure alignment with the mission, and pillars of the Memorial Healthcare System. Responsible for overseeing all quality improvement and driving quality results for the area of responsibility.
A Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related discipline is required and a Master's degree is strongly preferred.
Possess critical thinking skill, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
When applicable, must hold or be eligible to hold a license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida.
Candidates should possess five years of leadership experience in quality & patient safety.
Proven ability to foster a culture of collaboration and engagement
Experience managing and enhancing quality & patient safety services in a hospital or health system. This includes providing leadership, developing strategies, and building efficiencies into the system, which will allow for the future growth and success of the department.
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