Phoenix House Director of Continuous Quality & Improvement in Brooklyn, New York

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Director of Continuous Quality Improvement reports to the SVP, Director of Risk Management. Position is responsible for providing leadership and direction in developing, implementing, evaluating and sustaining performance improvement initiatives, and incident review processes. Leads the development, implementation and monitoring of the Phoenix House strategic Quality Pillar.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Develops, implements, evaluates and sustains performance improvement initiatives and incident management processes in coordination with regional quality assurance staff and other partners

•Develops, implements and evaluates best practices to assure continuous quality improvement and compliance with guidelines established by licensing, regulatory and accreditation agencies.

•Collaborates with regional clinical leadership to design and develop PI and CQI activities

•Researches and disseminates information on quality of care, performance improvement, and outcomes measurement

•Monitors quality of care metrics, including completion rates, service delivery, consumer satisfaction and reportable incidents

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION

•Master’s Degree in Social Work or Nursing

•Current NYS License

EXPERIENCE

•Minimum five (5) years experience working a licensed health care delivery organization

•Minimum three (3) years experience working in the field of continuous quality improvement

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

•Strong verbal and written communication skills; solid presentation skills

•Familiarity with regulations governing Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Services

TO APPLY:

Please submit resume to DirRecruit@phoenixhouse.org with "Director CQ&I" in the subject line.

Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.