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    RAPSLunch

    Vielen Dank nochmal an alle, die am RAPSLunch teilgenommen haben. Und besonderen Dank nochmal an Bassil ...

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    RE: RAPSLunch am 19. Juni

    Kleiner Reminder: Barbara Leukers (RAPS Deutschland) und ich sprechen am Freitag im virtuellen RAPSLunch ...

Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight
Each month, RAPS turns the spotlight on a member making an impact in RAPS and on the regulatory community. These members are the backbone of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society and an inspiration for others. If you are interested in being highlighted or nominating another member for the spotlight, please contact Austen Gage at agage@raps.org.

Regulatory Job Openings

  • Sun City, Arizona, Job Summary This position provides ongoing assessment of performance, facilitates prioritization of improvement activities, oversees performance improvement projects and ensures successful clinical project implementation at operating entities. The position works closely with both system and operating entity initiatives. All work processed by the incumbent is considered confidential and protected from discovery, pursuant to state statutes. Essential Functions Supports implementation of clinical practices. May support and facilitate implementation and performance improvement activities related to or resulting from patient safety, harm reduction, clinical performance, peer review, and compliance with the requirements of regulatory and accrediting agencies such as TJC, CMS, Quality Improvement Organization and DHS. Provides ongoing assessment of performance, analyzes clinical outcome data, and identifies performance improvement opportunities or trends. Conducts high level assessments, gathers information and collaborates with the appropriate process owner(s) to identify opportunities for improvement. Analyzes data for administrative and clinical decision making. Facilitates prioritization of improvement activities with system and facility leadership. Supports development of annual quality plans with service line/process owners. Initiates and oversees performance improvement projects in collaboration with project lead. Serves as a resource and/or facilitates improvement teams to plan, implement, and coordinate entity activities to maximize clinical and operational outcomes. Participates on improvement teams, guiding/coaching them on the system defined improvement process. Serves as a resource for assessment of clinical performance and performance improvement methodologies throughout the facility and system. Maintains clinical performance assessment, performance improvement, change management and project facilitation expertise through independent study as well as attending education workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies. Minimum Qualifications Requires Bachelors degree or equivalent in nursing or other healthcare related field. RN license in state worked OR a clinical background with current license/certification or equivalent experience. Requires a proficiency level typically attained with 5 years acute care clinical experience. Requires ability to perform complex statistical analysis and highly developed problem solving skills. Requires the ability to manage programs and projects. Requires demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and written communication skills. Preferred Qualifications Registered Nurse (RN) license preferred. Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) certification is preferred. Experience with process improvement, regulatory/accreditation programs, data management, and analysis including graphic development and presentations is highly desirable. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
  • Melbourne, Florida, What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are. Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences , meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life. As our most acute level of care, Kindred's transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit , but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients . As a Director Quality Management you will: Responsible for planning and implementing the performance improvement program to meet the needs of the hospital. Provides education to medical staff, hospital staff, and Governing Body. Facilitates performance improvement activities, and CQI activities throughout the hospital. Acts as resource person to administrative team, department managers, and medical staff. Performs clinical risk management functions. Assists department managers with preparation for medical staff committees. Oversight responsibility for all regulatory body surveys, such as, JCAHO, State Licensing Review, HCFA (CMS) Validation surveys. Maintains oversight responsibility for all performance improvement activities conducted throughout the hospital. As a Director Quality Management you will have: Bachelor's degree. Certified Professional Healthcare Quality / CPHQ certification preferred. Minimum three (3) years' experience in Quality and/or Risk Management in a hospital setting. Job : Compliance/Quality/Risk Primary Location : FL-Melbourne-Kindred Hospital - Melbourne Organization : 4812 - Kindred Hospital - Melbourne Shift : Day
  • Rancho, California, What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are. Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences , meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life. As our most acute level of care, Kindred's transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit , but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients . As a Director Quality Management you will: Responsible for planning and implementing the performance improvement program to meet the needs of the hospital. Provides education to medical staff, hospital staff, and Governing Body. Facilitates performance improvement activities, and CQI activities throughout the hospital. Acts as resource person to administrative team, department managers, and medical staff. Performs clinical risk management functions. Assists department managers with preparation for medical staff committees. Oversight responsibility for all regulatory body surveys, such as, JCAHO, State Licensing Review, HCFA (CMS) Validation surveys. Maintains oversight responsibility for all performance improvement activities conducted throughout the hospital. As a Director Quality Management you will have: Bachelor's degree. Certified Professional Healthcare Quality / CPHQ certification preferred. Minimum three (3) years' experience in Quality and/or Risk Management in a hospital setting. Job : Compliance/Quality/Risk Primary Location : CA-Rancho Cucamonga-Kindred Hospital - Rancho Organization : 4576 - Kindred Hospital - Rancho Shift : Day

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