At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Program for Patient Safety and Quality and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Director of Patient Safety & Clinical Compliance will be responsible for:
Providing strategic direction and oversight of the hospital's clinical regulatory compliance and the patient safety programs.
Ensuring full compliance with accreditation, licensing and clinical regulatory requirements. Contributes to policy development, work flow processes, effective communications, and training which support our continuous readiness efforts.
Providing direction and guidance on systemic and operational matters related to patient safety, including external event reporting to regulatory agencies. Contributes to efforts supporting a just culture and further enhancement of our positive culture of safety.
Contributing to the BCH Safety and Quality Strategic Plan and leads or facilitates initiatives to achieve success.
Consulting and providing advice to senior leadership.
Serving as a member of the Program for Patient Safety and Quality Leadership team.
Representing Boston Children's Hospital in communications with external regulatory agencies.
To qualify, you must have:
In-depth knowledge/experience with clinical care operations, healthcare management and public health requirements.
A thorough grounding in all areas of clinical compliance, clinical risk management, patient safety and quality improvement is required.
A general knowledge of laws, regulations, standards and policies related to the protection of patients in an academic medical center, e.g., TJC, CMS, DPH, etc.
A Master's degree in a health care related discipline, public health, quality systems management or business administration and a minimum of 7-10 years of closely related experience; 4-5 years as a clinician in a hospital setting is preferred. Experience within a large complex, academic medical center is strongly preferred.
A proven record of accomplishment of working effectively with all levels of staff within an academic medical center. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement significant initiatives within a complex, matrixed environment.
A deep understanding of clinical processes and substantial prior experience as a clinician is preferred.
Experience in leading a team through process improvement and organizational change initiatives.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.