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VP, Quality in Palm Beach, FL at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 1/27/2020

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Job Description


Directs and coordinates all Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement activities.  Interacts with and supports operational Triads for each individual practice and hospital client site. Meets with QA Manager to assure that Optimetrix data is meeting the needs of the client including quality performance metrics.



  • Responsibilities include implementing, monitoring, assuring data integrity and managing quality informatics for all TeamHealth Anesthesia managed practices.
  • Oversee Optimetrix database team in order to provide comprehensive client reporting and tracking of reportable QA/QI trends for client hospitals
  • Expert in hospital regulatory reporting requirements including Joint Commission Survey citation responses, Root Cause Analysis (RCA) reporting requirements, Sentinel Event reporting, Core Measure reporting (HAC’s, PSG’s) and quality benchmarking.
  • Monitor, develop and implement Company risk management & quality policies and procedures; respond timely to inquiries and ensure consistent and proper interpretation of said policies, procedures or business practices.
  • Evaluate, develop and conduct appropriate Optimetrix training programs as needed. Participates in all new start up’s so that Optimetrix tool is ready for use, whenever possible, for all new clients on the start date of the contract.
  • Provides guidance and direction for all levels of physician and CRNA/CAA staffing with respect to quality assurance and risk management programs. Coordinate with the hospital quality committees to develop a system of quality data reporting with appropriate department administrative personnel
  • Cooperate with client committees or QA managers on issues related to standards of care.
  • Works with Business Development and CCO to establish quality incentive performance payment metrics and establishes reporting timelines for financial incentives.
  • Develop and maintain effective risk management strategies and quality improvement programs for physicians and CRNA’s; providing guidance, and training to staff as needed.
  • Report quality metrics in a HIPAA compliant fashion to meet JCAHO mandated OPPE evaluations
  • Work with TeamHealth marketing and sales department to develop a marketing database that can be used to demonstrate and promote Optimetrix to potential clients
  • Proactively support organizational objectives and division business plans.
  • Maintain professional associations and participate in continued educational opportunities.
  • May involve other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • Moderate to High travel (out-of-town and overnight);
  • Moderate stress levels;
  • Prolonged work hours (evening and weekend);



  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in business, nursing or finance, preferred MBA
  • 7-10 years prior medical group management experience or hospital MQA experience in the area of quality assurance / risk management for at least five years preferred.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills. Ability to develop and implement project plans as needed.
  • Ability to interface with client leadership and provide appropriate guidance.
  • Ability to think independently and make decisions.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills for all levels of the company and/or client groups.
  • Financial budgeting and Risk Management assessment experience.
  • Strong Microsoft office computer experience (e.g. Intermediate level) with the ability to manage quality database metrics, excel spreadsheet query reports, pivot table use and some simple formula building.
  • Familiarity with statistical analytic software to engage in database operations with TeamHealth IT.



The information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.