0942 Manager VII - Chief Quality Officer
Reopened for further recruitment
|Date Opened||7/3/2020 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||7/10/2020 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$167,076.00 - $213,200.00/year|
|Job Type||Permanent PBT|
CLASS 0942 MANAGER VII - CHIEF QUALITY OFFICER
LAGUNA HONDA HOSPITAL AND REHABILITATION CENTER
This a Position Based Test (PBT) conducted in accordance with Civil Service Rule 111A
Amended and re-issued due a change in selection procedures
Those who previously applied do NOT need to reapply
Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center is recruiting for a full time Manager VII – Chief Quality Officer. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, this position is responsible for the hospital’s development, implementation and oversight of the following programs:
Performance Improvement Program
Risk Management Program
Regulatory Compliance Program
Infection Control and Prevention Program
Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center owned and operated by the San Francisco Department of Public Health. Located on a 62-acre campus in the heart of the city, Laguna Honda is one of the largest skilled nursing facilities in the United States and represents one of the most extensive commitments by any city or county to therapeutic care for seniors and adults with disabilities.
Serves as the quality leader and facilitator by assisting hospital and medical staff in identifying facility, clinical, financial and administrative opportunities for improvement of resident care and reduction of risk;
Coordinates performance improvement efforts, risk management, regulatory compliance, and infection control programs and activities within Laguna Honda Hospital;
Serves as the Laguna Honda Hospital subject matter expert and liaison with all external regulatory agencies (e.g. CDPH, CMS, Cal-OSHA) regarding interpretation of local, state and federal regulations;
Functions as Laguna Honda Hospital “Lean” leader by modeling the use of performance improvement tools (e.g. A3 thinking, PDSA, FMEA) to solve and drive improvement;
Plans and implements training programs for hospital staff and providers related to performance improvement and patient safety;
Coordinates, develops and implements administrative policies and procedures; reviews existing policies and procedures for compliance with local, state and federal regulations; and
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
1a. Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Public Health, Business Administration or a closely related field; AND
1b. Five (5) years of managerial experience in healthcare quality improvement, ALL of which must include supervising health care professionals;
2a. Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited university or college in Public Health, Business Administration or a closely related field; AND
2b. Four (4) years of managerial experience in healthcare quality improvement, ALL of which must include supervising health care professionals.
- A valid Register Nurse license can substitute for the Bachelor’s degree in 1a.
- A valid Physician’s license can substitute for the Master’s degree 2a.
- Clinical Nurse Leader (DNL) certificate
- Certified Professional Healthcare Risk Manager (CPHRM)
- Certified Patient Safety Professional (CPSP)
The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at https://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
How To Apply
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- Select the desired job announcement
- Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
- Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
- Follow instructions on the screen
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
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Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Lillian Louie, by telephone at 415-554-2912, or by email at Lillian.Louie@sfdph.org
Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire (Weight: Qualifying): Candidates will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application. This Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position. Applicants must also complete the official application. It is essential that applicants provide complete information in identifying their education, experience and training. The Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to evaluate if the applicant possesses the required minimum qualifications.
The Management Test Battery Exam previously announced will not be administered due to current coronavirus pandemic's Shelter in Place policy. This specific exception has been authorized by the Director of Human Resources.
Written Examination (Weight: 100%)
Qualified candidates will complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the application which will determine their relative knowledge, ability and skill level in one or more of the following job related areas as appropriate. These areas may include, but not be limited to: knowledge of all acute care, acute rehab and skilled nursing facility regulatory requirements; knowledge of LEAN and the use of proven performance improvement/quality tools; ability as an effective communicator; ability to effectively interact with external agencies; knowledge and skills to assess and improve a culture of safety.
The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be six (6) months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.
Upon approval of the Human Resource Director (see Civil Service Rule 111A.26.5), the eligible list/score report resulting from this announcement may be used by other departments that also use this classification or a similar classification. To find other Departments which use this classification, please see https://sfdhr.org/sites/default/files/documents/Forms-Documents/Position-Count-by-Job-Codes.pdf.
The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of Ten Scores. Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.
As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
- Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
- Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
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Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.
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Note on Electronic Health Records:
The Department of Public Health (DPH) has implemented a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.
Exam Type: CPE
Amended for Change in Selection Procedures: July 3, 2020
Issued: April 20, 2020
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PBT-0942-104328
DPH/LL/415-554-2912 (DHR Pos. No. 01085228)
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.