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Senior Director of Performance Improvement

at St. John's Riverside Hospital

Posted: 7/8/2020
Job Reference #: 4414
Keywords: operations

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Regular Full-Time
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Monday to Friday, day shift
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St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong


Assists the Assistant Vice President of Performance Improvement in all Performance Improvement duties. Duties include maintains a cooperative relationship with the Chairman of Performance Improvement Committee and Medical Staff Clinical Directors and the Vice President of Medical Affairs.Monitors, plans, and implements an ongoing Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Programs which systematically evaluates patient care and opportunities to improve.Directs the implementation and operation of the Infection Control Program. Plans, organizes and directs the implementation and operations of Core Measure processes. Reviews data related to clinical care and utilization of hospital services and resources, identifies problem areas and refers appropriately.Directs implementation of Department of Health regulations as it pertains to Performance Improvement, Risk Management functions, and patient care issues.Reviews trends on patient injuries and Department of Health reportable incidents. Directs the coordination of medical staff's responses to quality issues identified by Medicare and Medicaid reviews.Develops and monitors operating budget for departments of Performance Improvement, and Infection Control.Reports information to the Governing Body and assists in fulfilling its responsibility for the quality of patient care to the Vice President Medical Affairs. Works with standing committees and department heads to accomplish objectives of Performance Improvement and Risk Management Programs.Directs implementation of Joint Commission regulations as it pertains to Performance Improvement, Risk Management functions, and patient care issues.Coordinates quality data acquisition, aggregation and presentation for regulatory bodies and population health related requests.


Current New York State Registered Nurse license required. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. CPHQ or other related professional organizational certifications. 3+ years of Performance Improvement management experience required, along with strong background working as a Registered Nurse. Strong collaborative skills and demonstrated written and verbal communications skills required. Thorough knowledge of MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.