Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a highly motivated Director, Quality Improvement for the Department of Quality Improvement within Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.
The Director, Quality Improvement is responsible for the overall functioning of the Quality Improvement Program for UBHC. The Director, Quality Improvement supervises staff, and manages the administrative activities of the Quality Improvement office.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Directs the Quality Improvement Program.
Responsible for the hiring, firing, performance evaluations, promoting, demoting, merit increases, transfers and/or disciplining of staff and other personnel changes
Responsible for all performance improvement activities, including development and oversight of special performance improvement teams.
Provides consultation and education to management and key staff regarding performance measurement, improvement, and outcome data.
Responsible for data analysis, identification of trends and patterns and translation of results into performance improvement activities.
Responsible for reporting quality improvement information to the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Committee, Executive Committee, Board of Trustees and site visitors.
Monitors and evaluates clinical incidents
Minimum Education and Experience:
Minimum of a Master's Degree in a behavioral health discipline and five (5) years of postgraduate experience in a relevant behavioral healthcare setting.
An appropriate doctorate may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Extensive knowledge and experience with behavioral healthcare prevention services and experience with related quality improvement programs.
Outstanding human relations and leadership skills, and the ability to function in a team environment.
Demonstrated knowledge is necessary of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment.
Two (2) years of related supervisory experience.
Posting Number: 20ST1694
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 119900
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.