Associate Consultant

Clinical Consultant, Patient Safety & Regulatory

Intensive Travel

Stimulating opportunity for self-starter to develop with an expanding, nationally-recognized healthcare consulting firm based in Charlotte, NC.  Courtemanche & Associates is in its 24th year of assisting healthcare organizations in compliance with accreditation & regulatory matters including the CMS Conditions of Participation and accrediting organization such as, The Joint Commission, developing quality and patient safety infrastructure and supporting leadership and organizational development.  We seek a seasoned nursing or other healthcare professional with a positive nature to join our team of expert consultants. As our client base is national, applicants can reside anywhere in the country.  Proximity to major airports is an advantage for travel.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Technical Assistance

Provide on-site consultation, education and technical assistance to hospitals and other healthcare organizations.

Assist Organizations

Assist organizations to meet regulatory requirements and improve patient care outcomes, through mock surveys, education, coaching and mentoring.

Collaborate

Collaborate with Senior Consultants to develop corrective action plans and timelines.

Enhancement

Work with client organization staff to carry out corrective action plans, post survey activities and care enhancement actions.

Improvement

Facilitate organizational dynamics to address identified opportunities for improvement.

In addition:

Assessment

The Associate Consultant is responsible for the accurate assessment of the client’s readiness for licensing, accrediting and regulatory compliance.

Travel

Weekly travel required. (Consultants are onsite with clients an average of 12-15 days per month.)

CMS Requirements

The Associate Consultant accurately identifies findings that require actions for improvement by the organization correlating to the applicable Joint Commission, other accrediting agency or CMS requirements.

Traits of a Successful Candidate Include:

Communicator

Excellent communicator of technical regulations

Patient Safety

Commitment to healthcare improvement and patient safety.

Understanding

Understanding of hospital and healthcare continuum operations and clinical processes.

Self-motivated

Self-motivated, able to work independently and stay organized and effective as well as collaborate with others.

Interpersonal Approach

Positive interpersonal approach with a dedication to advancing best practices in healthcare.

Skills

Honed analytical and assessment skills.

Patient Care

Possess and maintain current knowledge of health care trends, TJC and CMS compliance requirements, and proven solutions for improving patient care. May also have experience with DNV, HFAP, CIHQ, CARF, AAAHC or other healthcare accrediting organizations.

This role requires the ability to work independently, yet collaborate with other team members and the organization’s staff. Excellent written and oral communication skills, keen organizational skills, and attention to detail are required. Successful candidate must have demonstrated success in consulting, coaching techniques and be proficient in Microsoft Office.

Five years relevant regulatory experience preferred. Master’s degree in Healthcare or related fields preferred. Clinical Care Providers preferred. Position will report to the President. Salary commensurate with experience.

C&A offers a comprehensive benefits and compensation package for its full time staff, a sampling of which includes:

Medical, Dental

Employee Life Insurance

Section 125 Medical Premiums Plan

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Paid Vacation

Paid Holidays

Paid Sick Days

Leaves of Absence

Long-Term Disability

IRA

Workers Compensation

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Position available to begin immediately.
No phone calls, please.
Equal opportunity employer.
www.courtemanche-assocs.com
Interested candidates should provide resume or CV and cover letter and can apply here or email materials to [email protected]

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