Responsible for establishment implementation and maintenance of a quality management structure that promotes organizational goals and vision of quality health services. Responsible for Quality Patient Safety Program Regulatory Readiness and Infection Prevention. Provides oversight and direction that serves as a resource to SLH and Medical Staff leadership for hospital wide performance improvement initiatives and functions patient safety initiatives reduction of patient harm and creation and maintenance of a high reliability environment of care delivery. Coordinates SLH annual Performance Improvement Plan. Works collaboratively to promote an integrated program of CQI within SLHS and in affiliation with UMKC SOM. Supports state federal TJC compliance activities on an ongoing basis. Provides leadership and direction in developing a culture of patient safety and measurement systems to determine quality and safety of patient care. Facilitates initiatives contributing to process improvement.
Saint Luke's Health System is a faith-based, not-for-profit aligned health system committed to the highest levels of excellence in providing health care and health related services in a caring environment. We are dedicated to enhancing the physical, mental and spiritual health of the communities we serve. With 10 hospitals, multiple physician offices in the metropolitan area and beyond, and many o...ther health care services, Saint Luke’s Health System is dedicated to being the best place to get care and the best place to give care. Saint Luke’s Health System Hospitals include: Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City Saint Luke’s East Hospital – Lee’s Summit, MO Saint Luke’s North Hospital – Barry Road Saint Luke’s North Hospital – Smithville Saint Luke’s South Hospital – Overland Park, KS Crittenton Children’s Center – Kansas City, MO Anderson County Hospital – Garnett, KS Saint Luke’s Cushing Hospital – Leavenworth, KS Hedrick Medical Center – Chillicothe, MO Wright Memorial Hospital – Trenton, MO Other services include Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice, Saint Luke’s Cardiovascular Consultants, Saint Luke’s Physician Specialists, Saint Luke’s Neurological Consultants, Saint Luke’s Medical Group and Saint Luke’s Employee Assistance Program