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Director, Patient Experience Home Care & Hospice

Company: Catholic Health
Location: Melville
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryResponsible for the strategic development, planning, execution, and oversight of Patient Experience (PX) and all related programs, strategies, initiatives, policies, and procedures for Home Care, Hospice, and Long-Term Care. This position leads the PX mission for Home Care and Hospice under the guidance of the System Chief Quality/Patient Experience Officer and drives its success in PX and HCAPHS metrics. Manages, develops, implements, promotes and evaluates all PX programs, strategies, initiatives, policies, and procedures across the continuum and in alignment with both Home Care and Hospice and the System strategy. Works collaboratively with all other performance improvement programs and organizational goals, including our Journey to High Reliability. Provides strategic direction and training on PX to professional staff, managers, and all employees and volunteers. Manages all efforts to ensure the highest patient, staff, and leadership satisfaction on PX.Essential Job Duties

  • Executes the System plan around PX, including, but not limited to, training, evaluation activity, and improvement plans.
  • Evaluates Home Care and Hospice results to identify opportunities for improvement in PX ratings and global patient experience. Provides recommendations, action plans, and timelines for improvement.
  • Assesses employee engagement and physician satisfaction as related to patient experience.
  • Develops targeted coaching plans and improvement goals to improve results, in sync with System activities.
  • Identifies opportunities for engaging physicians in patient experience improvement activities. Develops and implements strategies and coaching plans for Physicians.
  • Engages in the process of periodic review and updates of policies, procedures, and standards, as applicable to PX.
  • Assist in the development of specific curriculum and materials as needed to facilitate an exceptional patient experience that support performance standards throughout Division facilities.
  • Collaborates with Senior Leadership and management team of organizational development to incorporate patient experience improvement in facility initiatives/programs.
  • Provides senior leadership with in-depth analysis of all patient metrics, PX Surveys, written and verbal compliments and complaints, and qualitative data from multiple sources.
  • Drives institutional improvement strategies; Measures, monitors and assesses the outcomes of all initiatives; Collaborates with senior leaders to achieve goals as delineated by the System.
  • Provides one-on-one coaching for leaders and key staff to improve customer satisfaction results
  • Provides regular communication to division leadership on project timelines and progress.
  • Educates managers and line employees in the philosophy and techniques of patient experience improvement, using I-CARE values to drive behavior.
  • Identifies and assists struggling departments, celebrate successes, and encourages stretch goals.
  • Any other related request, as directed by the System Chief Quality/Patient Experience Officer. EducationBachelor's Degree in Health Care Administration, Public Relations, Communications, Human Resources or related field, required. Master's Degree, preferred. Healthcare / Clinical education will be evaluated on an individual basis. Certification in PX preferred.ExperienceMinimum of three years' experience within Organizational Development / Organizational Change, Human Resources, Hospitality or service industry. Prior Home Care / Hospice experience preferred. Experience working in or leading a PX Department preferred.Other Skills
    • Strong interpersonal (oral and written), facilitation, coaching and mentoring, and presentation skills. Demonstrated experience in leading by influence. Must exemplify key leadership attributes.
    • Demonstrated ability to determine key business issues and develop appropriate action plans for multidisciplinary perspectives.
    • Proficiency in team building, conflict resolution, group interaction and dynamics, project management, cost effectiveness and budget management.
    • Demonstrated skills in complex analytic problem solving, project management, change management and group process.
    • Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis.
    • Strong process orientation, efficiency, collaboration, candor, openness and results orientation.
    • User knowledge of relevant computer systems/applications.
    • Ability to research, summarize and communicate to the public, both verbally and in writing.
    • Polished facilitation and presentation skills.
    • Strong project management and implementation skills.

Keywords: Catholic Health, New Haven , Director, Patient Experience Home Care & Hospice, Healthcare , Melville, Connecticut

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