Director of Quality, Safety and Reliability
CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana
CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital-10100
524 Dr Michael DeBakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Responsible for two facilities in the Lake Charles area, researching and recommending the annual quality management objectives. Facilitates medical staff and other committee meetings that are conducting quality and peer review activities. Directs the daily activities of the Quality Management Department and its staff. Designs the measurement techniques, audits and data reports which evaluate the attainment of the quality objectives of the hospital, region, and system. Educates the hospital and medical staff on matters related to quality. The Quality Director oversees and coordinates the process of regulatory accreditation including preparing and monitoring the hospital staff for a constant state of readiness, compliance with standards, and promoting a culture of safety. In collaboration with CHRISTUS Health & CHRISTUS Hospital Senior leaders, facility leaders, physicians and the Board of Directors, he/she collaborates with other leaders to develop the strategic direction for the overall delivery of high quality patient care across the continuum of health care service specifically related to improving organizational performance. This position is responsible for the design, implementation, tracking, and reporting of clinical quality of care and patient safety efforts in alignment with the corporate strategies for performance improvement.