Created in 1965 and located in Downtown Washington, DC, the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) is an independent, not-for-profit accrediting body for community-based health care organizations. CHAP was the first to recognize the need and value for accreditation in community-based care and is the oldest national, community-based accrediting body with more than 5,000 agencies currently accredited nationwide. Some of the programs and services that CHAP accredits include Hospice, Pharmacy, Public Health and Community Nursing Centers and it is structured to support various business types such as start-ups to seasoned national firm.
CHAP is currently seeking candidates for the role of Regional Director of Professional Services for which the individual is responsible for daily operations related to all accreditation activities, as well as being responsible for selecting, training and evaluating Site Visitors and will report to the Senior Vice President for Accreditation. The Regional Director selects, trains, supervises and evaluates Site Visitors; reviews Site Visitor reports for accurate and consistent application of CHAP Standards of Excellence; finalizes accreditation findings and request-for-organization Plans of Correction in response to all deficiencies; plans for and executes Board of Review process, as well as timely follow-up of accreditation determinations and correspondence, and participates in Performance Improvement activities; and collaborates with and assists other departments to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and CHAP policies and to ensure CHAP accredited organizations improvement and satisfaction.
Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s and master’s degree in nursing or a health-related field or at least 8 years of commensurate experience; knowledge of Medicare Conditions of Participation for Home Health, hospice and/or Medicare supplier and quality standards; familiarity with advocacy or government relations; experience managing a professional staff and setting/maintaining clear and consistent standards for staff performance; high level of energy and focus on customer satisfaction; and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. Search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at (202) 544-4749 or email@example.com.
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