The Senior Associate Director plans, manages and reports on all activities associated with the daily operations and coordination of the Standards Interpretation Group Engineering Department. Formulates and initiates strategies to improve the Engineering Department responsiveness and accountability to accredited customers and the public. Systematically evaluates departmental performance, surveyor variability, and standards effectiveness and leads the efforts to improve the same. Provides direction and leadership to surveyors addressing interpretation of standards and survey processes. Participates as a consultant in the development and revision of standards and survey process and in support of ongoing accreditation services and special projects. Serves as faculty for surveyor and field education programs and represents the Joint Commission at speaking engagements and in media interviews. Provides leadership and oversight to educational needs identified and offerings provided to the division through in-services/classes, conference calls, FR newsletter, and the annual training conference.
The Senior Associate Director also provides updates and recommendations to Joint Commission leadership regarding emerging trends that impact the healthcare environment. Participates in meetings and forums with federal agencies, national code promulgation associations and other agencies in coordination with the DC Office.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee assigned to this position. The description is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities, and working conditions associated with this position. All requirements are subject to possible modification and reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Engineering Department Vision Statement:
A healthcare environment where all people are safe, comfortable and experience healthcare delivered in a high reliability setting.