For 40 years, the District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA) has worked to advance the missions of the hospitals and health systems of the District of Columbia by promoting policies and initiatives that strengthen the system of care, preserve access and promote better health outcomes for the patients and communities they serve. The role of the Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives Director is to facilitate the collaborative safety and quality initiatives of member hospitals in conjunction with associate members and appropriate health care leaders in order to improve the patient safety and quality of care. The Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives Director will work closely with colleagues including those in analytics, communications, and legislative roles to support use of analytics in initiatives and elevate the safety and quality profile of DCHA members.
The Director will achieve success by:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Skills & Abilities
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described below represent the activities and surroundings of the positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work is typically performed in an office environment, with a moderate noise level. The position requires working in an office environment with the usual office equipment, including copiers and computers as well as time in the field to promote engagement with the members and other stakeholders. The employee is frequently required to talk and hear on the telephone and in person with individuals and groups. The incumbent may carry materials/equipment weighing up to 25 lbs. on occasion. The incumbent is required to read and respond to documents in hard copy and electronic form. The position requires occasional travel to member facilities and meetings requiring transportation.
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