Nationwide Search - Incumbent will work remotely anywhere in the United States
The Ambulatory Care Surveyor- MD Radiologist surveys ambulatory organizations throughout the United States within the full scope of the Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Programs. Additionally, this position brings particular expertise to customers providing imaging services in general and those seeking Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Certification in particular. Applies systems analysis skills and inductive reasoning skills to determine ambulatory and imaging centers' degree of compliance with applicable standards and functionality of care delivery systems. Engages health care organization staff in interactive dialogues on standards based issues in health care in order to assess compliance and to identify opportunities for improving compliance. Prepares management reports that clearly link individual standards deficiencies with potential systems vulnerabilities and related organization risk points. Effectively communicates this information to health care organization leadership in a constructive and collegial style that leads to a meaningful and inspirational customer experience. Participates in other Joint Commission activities as assigned by supervisor.
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy. Current professional licensure in related discipline is required at the time of hire, and Board Certified with a minimum of five years of experience working in an ambulatory care setting. Experience must include a minimum of three years of direct clinical experience in one or more of the following advanced diagnostic imaging modalities: computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine/positron emission tomography, and at least two years in management and/or quality improvement. Additionally, current knowledge of The Joint Commission accreditation process is required. Experience working with an underserved population is a plus. This highly visible and challenging role requires strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills, expertise in interviewing and PC proficiency. Must be able to lift 25 lbs., climb stairs, work in settings with infectious diseases, and travel nationwide 100% of work time. Ideal candidates will have experience in a culturally diverse work environment. Must be available to provide monthly availability and work one, two or three weeks per month.
Must be able to observe, in real time and without slowing or otherwise interrupting the progress of, all applicable types of ongoing health care treatment (e.g., including emergency treatment, treatment during weather and other extreme situations, etc.).
Standing for long periods of time, walking lengthy distances, lifting, climbing, stooping, pulling, and pushing in order to adequately inspect and observe all medical facilities, equipment and procedures, such as emergency exit procedures, remote storage facilities, any areas where cleanliness may affect the possibility of infection, medical equipment, etc., including the following activities:
walking up and down stairways (e.g., to test escape routes, assess safety of emergency exits, regulatory compliance, etc.);
removing obstructed covers or impediments to equipment or other mechanical areas;
examining small and often dirty printed labels and print on equipment;
Must be able to engage in extensive travel as set forth above, including driving a car to remote locations, flying on small airplanes and into small airports, traveling in all types of weather conditions, etc.
***We are currently hiring for our next orientation class scheduled for February 13, 2020.
Internal Number: 2019-4041
About The Joint Commission
An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies over 22,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards. Our Mission: To continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. Vision Statement: All people always experience the safest, highest quality, best-value health care across all settings.