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Director PeriOp Svcs Infection Control Regulatory

Company: University of Pennsylvania Health System
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the strategic direction, development and implementation of Infection Prevention and Control programs and processes within HUP PeriOp Services. Provides leadership and direction for all projects targeting the reduction of healthcare-associated infections with the goal of improving clinical outcomes and patient safety, providing a safe workplace environment, and reducing cost. The position will have a dotted line reporting relationship to the HUP CMO.

This position oversees regulatory compliance for HUP Perioperative Services. He/she leads efforts towards a High Reliability Organization to build commitment for patient safety and the delivery of high, quality care. He/she provides leadership to ensure compliance and alignment with regulatory standards. This position is responsible for the infrastructure support associated with planned and unplanned surveys and ensuring a state of perpetual readiness. In addition to providing oversight of all regulatory activities, he/she is responsible for overseeing the development of strategic plans to ensure continuous survey readiness. This position establishes Interprofessional Partnerships in order to provide regulatory excellence throughout HUP Perioperative Services that fosters a culture of engagement, collaboration and shared accountability.

This position provides technical and financial operational leadership toward fulfilling the UPHS mission in delivery of world-class patient care while supporting the University's education and research mission. This includes collaborating with the Associate Executive Director and CAO in developing short and long range strategic, operating and financial plans to accomplish the UPHS mission within PeriOperative Services. He / she oversees the development and management of a $69M Perioperative Services operating budget. He / she also oversees the charge capture and reconciliation process for greater than 200 Million dollars of gross charges annually. This position provides oversight and leadership for UPHS - Penn Chart / Optime applications in Perioperative Services. He / she provides oversight in the monthly expense management and reporting as well as the annual physical inventory.

This position creates a patient and customer focused organization throughout PeriOperative Services designed to support the delivery of highest quality care, shares a passion for patient and customer centered care; continually develops the UPHS brand; and ensures the financial health and long-term sustainability of PeriOperative Services.

Represents PeriOperative Services on the following Committees: UPHS Periop Council UPHS _ Optime - Clinical Advisory Committee, Master supply Committee, Operations Committee, Charging / Materials Committee, Chair - UPHS Optime Pick List and Preference Card Committee Infection Control Committee

Keywords: University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia , Director PeriOp Svcs Infection Control Regulatory, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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