Health and Safety Engineering, Health/Safety - Quality
4 Year Degree
Donor Alliance is hiring a Director of Quality Systems in Denver! The Director of Quality Systems, in collaboration with Donor Alliance leadership, monitors, promotes and implements performance improvement while maintaining regulatory accreditation compliance as it relates to organizational goals, objectives, services, legislative standards and work processes. The Director of Quality Systems ensures that goals are set and measured to continuously improve practice and organizational outcomes. This position is responsible for counseling and advising Donor Alliance regarding legislation and regulations relevant to its business operations. Serving in a leadership position, this person is also responsible for ensuring the mission and values of the organization in order to increase organ and tissue donation.
Day-To-Day Quality and Regulatory Affairs:
Oversees systems for auditing, complaint management, error/accident reporting, corrective/preventative actions, change control, supplier management, and document control.
Oversees organization’s quality assurance system to ensure security, quality and integrity for an expedient clearance of donor medical records.
Assures compliance with all regulatory agencies in conjunction with appropriate leaders of the organization. This compliance includes: data reporting, accreditations, certifications, governmental/legislative practices and specific donation/transplantation requirements. Oversees policy and procedure development and implementation in order to ensure organizational compliance.
Safeguards the organization through awareness of legal and legislative trends and changes. Minimizes organizational risk through appropriate actions.
Oversees and advises Donor Alliance regarding legislation and regulations relevant to its business operations. Safeguards the organization through awareness of legal and legislative trends and changes. Minimizes organizational risk through appropriate actions.
Oversees safety program through ensuring compliance regarding OSHA, health and safety regulations. May delegate Safety Officer responsibilities.
Works collaboratively with hospital and transplant center quality departments as needed.
Leadership / Administrative:
Provides resources, mentoring, and coaching to direct reports, as needed, in all aspects of the Quality department, including operational policies and internal human resources issues. Ensures knowledge transfer to staff for all technical skills required. Provides mentoring and coaching to staff that supports and maximizes operational functioning and the skills of staff.
In concert with senior management, assists in development of strategic direction. Identifies, defines and prioritizes issues that relate to quality so appropriate goals may be set in concert with organizational goals. Assists in the development of operational, business and/or marketing plans.
Administers Quality Systems budget preparation, implementation, and monitoring to effect a well-integrated, efficient operation.
Provides input into the strategic planning process and goal development of the organization, oversees the approval of objectives, policies and programs for Quality Systems activities and periodically evaluates results. Sets, monitors progress and completion of goals related to Quality Systems Service Line.
Collaborates with Donor Alliance leadership to monitor, promote, and implement performance improvement.
Responsible for providing leadership and direction to assigned staff including staff performance review, professional development and monitoring staff activities. Acts as a coach, mentor and consultant to assigned staff members.
May perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and work experience required.
Three to five years leadership experience in healthcare setting or regulated environment required. Two years of supervisory experience required.
3 years quality management experience in health related field preferred. Experience with the FDA is strongly preferred.
Excellent written and verbal presentation skills required.
Proficiency in the use of computer equipment and software, including but not limited to, Windows environment (Word, Excel, Outlook – Intermediate to Advanced skills) required which includes reporting.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to apply consistent standards with flexibility for various department functions and ability to work both independently and as part of a team required
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Donor Alliance prides itself on competitive compensation and excellent benefits package!
Equal Opportunity Employer
About Donor Alliance
Donor Alliance is the federally-designated, Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) and American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited, non-profit organ procurement organization serving Colorado and most of Wyoming. As a recognized leader in facilitating the donation and recovery of transplantable organs and tissues, Donor Alliance’s mission is to save lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. To achieve this mission, Donor Alliance employs effective family approach and recovery programs in more than 100 hospitals. Donor Alliance also inspires the public to register as organ and tissue donors through community partnerships, public outreach and education campaigns throughout its donation service area.