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US Anesthesia Partners Director of Healthcare Risk & Quality Management in Las Vegas, Nevada

Overview

Responsible for directing and managing the risk and quality functions in accordance with US Anesthesia Partners’ risk and quality management program. Utilizes interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with and resolve issues involving a diverse group of healthcare, legal and insurance professionals.

Job Highlights

• Provides overall direction, management and support for the risk and quality program and serves as a resource for risk and quality inquiries • In coordination with national efforts, develops and implements policies, procedures and processes and training • In coordination with national efforts, develops and implements a monitoring process to measure success of the risk and quality program • In coordination with national efforts, develops a comprehensive and pro-active risk program for all lines of risk to decrease the frequency and severity of liability exposure, minimize risk and promote employee and patient safety • Coordinates the investigation and resolution of incident reports, adverse events, patient concerns and performs root cause analyses when necessary; monitors data for trends and implements training or other interventions to reduce risk and improve quality • Coordinates gathering of documents and information for insurance program and assists supervisor in renewal process • Maintains loss runs of open and closed claims for reporting and analysis • In coordination with national efforts, develops and maintains a process for the timely investigation, notification, filing of claims and consultation with insurance carriers, appropriate regulatory agencies and attorneys • Manages and responds to subpoenas, document and release of information requests • Facilitates the development of an annual quality improvement plan in conjunction with the Continuous Quality Improvement committee • Promotes patient safety through the implementation of quality measures, strategies and benchmarks established by national quality organizations and the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee • Coordinates the collection of data relevant to performance improvement, patient safety, patient care outcomes and national reporting requirements • Provides support to the Continuous Quality Improvement committee and other committees including agenda development, gathering of data, and preparation of reports and minutes • Some travel may be required • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

• Registered Nurse - Bachelor’s Degree preferred • 3 years minimum experience in either risk management or quality management in a healthcare setting preferred. • Strong communication skills with patients and clinicians. • Strong organizational skills. • Ability to present materials in a concise and detailed manner, individually and in groups. • Ability to work in computer applications including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point; database administration skills required • Ability to work independently with limited supervision required • CPHQ or CPHRM certification preferred

Company Information

US Anesthesia Partners (USAP) is a single-specialty, physician-owned organization dedicated to providing high-quality anesthesia services. As a national practice operating in nine states, USAP anesthesiologists and care teams work in more than 1,000 inpatient and outpatient facilities to provide anesthesia care for more than 2 million cases annually.

USAP COVID Commitment: During this outbreak, USAP has remained committed to retaining 100% of our clinical staff. Likewise, we have kept our commitment to every clinical offer made to graduating residents and SRNAs.

US Anesthesia Partners, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

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Job ID2021-7221

LocationUS-NV-Las Vegas

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