The primary purpose of the Deputy Chief of Quality, Safety & Value (QSV) Nurse position is to demonstrate leadership in delivering and improving care throughout the Medical Center. The Deputy Chief of QSV RN participates in assessing the environment, forecasting trends, transmitting ideas and values, developing and implementing policies. The Quality, Safety & Value Deputy Chief responsibilities includes, but not limited to: Sound fiscal and resource management, program development, customer service/patient satisfaction, hiring decisions, employee relations, standards of care/practice, and the work environment for areas of direct responsibility. Actively manages and develops collaborative partnerships with clinicians, nurses, physicians, and administrative counterparts to achieve common goals. Participates/facilitates in VISN and Medical Center committees, union partnerships, and professional community organizations to continuously improve the quality of care and resolve staff and/or patient care issues. Strategic planning, performance measures, and is accountable for the overall operation of VA SOR-CC programs. Directly responsible and accountable for supporting excellence in the delivery of healthcare services, often through ensuring compliance with the Medical Center and VISN mission and nationally recognized standards. The Deputy Chief supports a variety of functions led by the Office of Quality, Safety, & Value, including Performance Improvement, Quality Management, Risk Management, Patient Safety, Safety Patient Handling & Mobility, External Review and data management staff. Responsible for the development of relationships with all collaborating service lines (e.g., Primary Care, Specialty Care, Behavioral Health Service Line, Geriatrics and Extended Care, Home Base Primary Care (HBPC), Pharmacy, etc.) to execute the programs for which he/she is responsible. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 0800 - 1630 Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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