Manager of Risk and Quality Management

A challenging and rewarding opportunity awaits the new Manager of Risk and Quality Management at this hospital in the beautiful mountains of Southern Arizona. Join this neighborhood hospital, and help contribute to the success of this community. 

The Manager of Risk and Quality will play an integral role in this community medical system, leading multiple, complex programs and projects that will improve the operations and safety for the staff, patients, and the community.

  • Performance Improvement: The Manager will oversee departmental / unit-based performance initiatives, helping to create a culture of excellence.
  • Risk Management: develop data-driven risk reduction programs, leading root cause analysis, investigating incidents, and optimizing safe patient care processes and procedures
  • Survey Readiness: develop processes for maximum survey preparedness, developing / deploying internal audit procedures to ensure facilities are meeting all regulatory requirements. The Manager will also lead survey proceedings for CMS, The Joint Commission, the Department of Health, and local regulators.
  • Quality Education Support: working closely with educators and unit leaders, share ways to build quality improvement and risk aversion into daily activities.

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, and working in collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer and other administrative staff, the Manager of Quality and Risk will serve as the medical center’s primary Compliance Officer and Chair of the Committee on Safety. This person will actively promote a culture of safety, responsibility, and patient-centered awareness. 

This unique Southern Arizona town has a long history as a waypoint for travelers and an abundant mining town. A slow paced and relaxed quality pervades this town from the post office to the cafes. As this hospital’s Risk and Quality Management Manager, you’ll find a lot to love in this town. You can take in a movie, enjoy the many fantastic restaurants, window shop through the many art houses and galleries, or cut a rug at one of Arizona’s best bars. Those who prefer the outdoors will find many miles of hiking and biking trails, a well-established flying & skydiving club. In short, there’s something here for everyone.

Join this community hospital, and discover a region that bridges the gap between small town feel and big city flavor. The Quality and Risk Nursing Director will find the peace of mind that comes with a stable position in a stable community hospital, a generous benefits package, and competitive compensation.