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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA AI26 - Quality Safety Manager I in Charleston, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hour per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm/Day

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried

Job Summary/Purpose : The Quality/ Safety Manager reports to the Director of Quality Operations, Charleston Division, and indirectly to the Charleston Chief Quality Officer and their respective ICCE Administrator and Medical Director. Under limited supervision, the Quality/Safety Manager provides full support to the QAPI/safety program for their respective ICCE. This includes collecting relevant quality data, analyzing and assessing data, working with relevant stakeholders on disseminating data and information, benchmarking performance, and leading multidisciplinary teams to improve performance based on goals. This position presents performance to relevant oversight and governance groups. This position presents performance to relevant oversight and governance groups. This position leads and oversees all QAPI and regulatory / accreditation activities.. The Quality/Safety manager also monitors and collates patient safety events in collaboration with the operational leaders and works with the Risk management department to facilitate event reviews and appropriate after review actions.

Minimum Training and Education: Graduation from an accredited graduate program with a healthcare related master’s degree required. At least 5 years experience in working in a healthcare organization quality/safety program . Certification as Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality or Patient Safety preferred. Computer/internet skills and familiarity with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) essential. Experience with LEAN/ Six Sigma required, certification in Six Sigma preferred. Experience with Just Culture required, certification preferred. Experience with Epic EMR preferred.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: n/a

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 15 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Frequent) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Position) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)