This is a part time position requiring 3 week per month commitment. Provides on-site consultation, education, and technical assistance to domestic hospitals and health care systems to assist in improving patient care, quality, and safety. Collaborates with Joint Commission Resources Central Office staff (based in Oak Brook, IL) and colleagues to generate leads, develop proposals, and pursue to close the sale of consultations and other Joint Commission Resources and/or Joint Commission International services. Maintains active/current knowledge of Joint Commission Standards and survey process, as well as health care- and discipline-specific trends and content, established solutions for the improvement of patient care. Serves as Joint Commission Resources subject matter expert for specific methodologies and product lines. Creatively approaches client organizations with solutions to improve the delivery of patient care and operations.
Comprehensive knowledge of Joint Commission Standards and survey process required. Ten or more years of experience in health care, with seven to ten years of progressively more responsible experience in senior health care management or quality/performance improvement. Maintains current and relevant knowledge of health care issues and strategies. Experience in a health care consulting role is highly desirable. Preferred candidates have performance improvement experience in settings over 250 beds and/or those with strong standards knowledge in applicable Joint Commission program. Excellent communication skills as exhibited through professional involvement in leadership roles, teaching, consulting, or relevant publications. Written and verbal communication skills necessary to effectively present information and ideas in proposals, reports, and presentations. 100% travel required.
The following relevant education is required:
Ten or more years of recent experience in health care, with seven to ten years of progressively more responsible experience in senior health care management or demonstrated consulting expertise. Behavioral Health Care experience is required. Seeking candidates with experience in Inpatient/24 HR Crisis Stabilization, Opioid Treatment Programs, Therapeutic Foster Care, Supportive Living, Community Based Homes, Day Treatment Centers, Therapeutic Day Schools, Assertive Community Treatment, Outpatient Rehabilitation, and Vocational Rehabilitation.
Extensive knowledge of and experience in health care operations, clinical practice, use of performance improvement methods to assess organizational performance, and current research and trends relative to health care practices.
Experience in an accredited health care organization is required.
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