LECOM Institute for Successful Aging

The Director of Quality, Safety, and Corporate Compliance is responsible for the overall operation and management of Quality issues that may arise at any of the Senior Living Communities. The director will plan, organize and implement Quality, Safety, and Compliance policies and procedures in accordance with established policies of the LECOM Senior Living Communities, as well as, the long-term care state and federal regulations.
  • Promote and preserve the mission of LECOM Health;
  • Determine the objectives of the quality program; plan, organize and direct general policies and procedures to follow to meet quality standards;
  • Determine the objectives of a safety program while monitoring, conducting, and implanting ways to improve safety for staff in the workplace;
  • Determine the objectives for a successful compliance program and organizes and directs\ policies to follow to meet the compliance regulations.
  • Develop compliance strategies and periodically review processes by contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to improve the overall functions in all communities;
  • Establish methods of the monitoring quality initiatives through all communities;
  • Establish and maintain monthly Quality Assurance Meetings;
  • Establish and maintain monthly Safety Meetings;
  • Maintain appropriate records to assure that the quality of work being done in the clinical departments and non-clinical departments are being documented correctly as well as meeting all documentation requirements to meet the federal and state regulations;
  • Work with supervisors/managers to complete performance evaluations on any staff who are not participating appropriately in the quality, safety, or compliance programs;
  • Investigate any issues related to resident care and conduct root cause analyses to prevent any adverse event from happening in the future;
  • Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures;
  • Seek compliance with outside agencies relevant to requirements;
  • Maintain competency in care for geriatric patients in an institutional setting;
  • Remain knowledgeable of best practices for long term care in quality, safety, and compliance management;
  • Participate in strategic planning and business growth for the LECOM Institute for Successful Aging;
  • Manage and assure employees are in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory standards; and
  • Perform other related duties as needed / assigned to maintain efficiency and effectiveness of the individualized unit.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and experience equivalent to: a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, quality control, safety, compliance or other related field with two to three (2-3) years’ of experience required. Masters in a Healthcare or related program preferred.
LECOM’s full time employees enjoy the availability of an industry leading benefits package including:
  • Highmark BC/BS Medical Insurance with employee-only coverage costing only $55/ month!
  • Full Family Medical Insurance is only $270/month!
  • Employees with LECOM Medical Insurance can take advantage of waived co-pays and deductibles at LECOM physicians and Millcreek Community Hospital.
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Matching of 100% after completing one year of service!
  • Generous paid time off accruals – vacation and sick time
  • 7 paid holidays each year
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance is provided to all Full Time employees at no cost!
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee appreciation/recognition events
  • Employee assistance program and discounted membership at the LECOM Fitness and Wellness Center
The LECOM Institute for Successful Aging is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this job email your details to whoover@lecomslc.org