Director of Performance Improvement and Risk Management

  • Job ID: 203370
  • City: Albuquerque
  • State: New Mexico
  • Zip: 87101
  • Industry: Administrative
  • Salary: $80,000 - $85,000


Our Client is a progressive Psychiatric hospital located in beautiful Albuquerque New Mexico and they are seeking a Director of Performance Improvement and Risk Management.

As one of the oldest cities in the United States, Albuquerque boasts a unique multicultural history and heritage. Native American, Hispanic & Latino, Anglo and other cultural influences are a part of everyday life.

With 310 days of sunshine, nowhere is the confluence of past and present more dramatic than here in Albuquerque, where the modern city skyline is set against a backdrop of the stunning Sandia Mountains and an endless, timeless blue sky.

Position Summary:

  • Serves as Compliance Liaison.
  • Implements and facilitates the Performance Improvement and Risk Management programs.
  • Directs hospital compliance with laws, regulations and the standards of the accrediting and approval agencies, including state licensure, CMS and Joint Commission.
  • Coordinates compliance activities with the Compliance Officer.
  • Oversees implementation of policy and procedures.
  • Serves as the hospital Safety Officer and EOC Coordinator.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a health care related field.
  • Strongly prefer a BSN.


  • Seven (7) years progressive management experience may be substituted for the degree.
  • Five (5) years experience in healthcare with two (2) years behavioral experience preferred. Knowledge of laws and regulations of federal, state and local governmental agencies and with the standards, rules and regulations of accrediting agencies as applicable to the facility preferred. CPHQ or quality assurance, performance improvement or risk management experience in a leadership capacity required. Experience with investigations preferred.
  • CPHQ certification preferred.

Our client provides a competitive salary and full benefits package for the ideal hire. If you are an experienced Quality leader this is the perfect job for you!

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