As a regulatory professional, confidence comes from having the answers you need. But what do you do when the answers just aren't there? 2014 RAPS will give you the know-how to tackle your toughest issues.
Local or global—RAPS has you covered with offices in Washington, DC, Shanghai and Singapore. There are RAPS chapters in Canada, Israel, Switzerland, Taiwan and throughout the United States, and local networks in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, India, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland and Singapore.
In an environment where medical product regulations seem to be expanding continuously, proportional investment in compliance infrastructure and controls runs the risk of diminishing returns. The key to achieving the right balance of commercial success and compliance is to focus on continuous improvement, specifically root-cause analysis.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a new draft guidance intended to assist industry with developing products under the agency's so-called "Animal Rule," a regulatory pathway intended to facilitate approvals of medical countermeasures to rare, emerging or serious pathogens.
The County of Santa Clara is seeking an innovative and proactive leader to fill a critical executive management position of Behavioral Health Services Department Quality Director in our organization. We are seeking an individual who possesses the demonstrated ability to provide effective leadership and who can successfully establish and maintain collaborative relationships. Ideally, this individual will have 5 to 8 years of progressively responsible leadership experience within a health or behavioral health care setting developing, implementing and leading complex performance improvement projects that achieved quality improvement, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare, Public or Business Administration.
The Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System (SCVHHS) is participating in the Whole Person Care (WPC) Pilot program. The concept behind Whole Person Care is to coordinate health, behavioral health and social services resulting in comprehensive coordinated care for the beneficiary resulting better health outcomes. This fits well within the SCVHHS vision of Better Health for All by improving overall health, reducing the cost of care, decreasing health disparities and increase integration among County agencies, health plans, providers and other entities that serve high-risk, high-utilizing beneficiaries. Improved coordination through development of infrastructure to ensure collaboration among participating entities will benefit WPC over the long term and help achieve SCVHHS Strategic Road Map/Plan 2020 goals.
The primary functions of this new leadership role are to develop, implement, coordinate and facilitate the Quality improvement Program for the Quality Improvement Whole Person Care Integration Team. This position will plan, organize and direct staff functions in the areas of Managed Care Quality and Utilization Management.
This Director is a complex and highly visible position that will also work with contract agencies and coordinate services, develop policies, procedures and workflows as services are established and evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of WPC services. This role will be responsible for cementing the connection between Behavioral Health and WPC and connection primary health care and other services with Behavioral Health Services Department (BHSD). The Quality Director will spend 100% of effort on the BHSD portion of the Whole Person Care and will report to the Director, Behavioral Health Services Department.
For a complete job description and to apply online please go to: www.sccjobs.org
This recruitment is scheduled to close on April 21, 2017.
If you have any questions regarding this position, contact Diana Reynolds, Executive Services at (408) 299-5893. EOE
Additional Salary Information: Salary range is coupled with a generous and comprehensive benefits package.
About Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System - Behavioral Health Services Department
Santa Clara County, sometimes referred to as “Silicon Valley,” is unique because of its combination of geographic attractiveness and social diversity. With its numerous natural amenities and one of the highest standards of living in the country, it has long been considered one of the best areas in the United States to live and work.
The County’s population of 1.8 million is the largest in North...ern California, one of the State’s most heterogeneous, rich in ethnic and cultural diversity, and enjoying access to all of the attractions of the San Francisco Bay Area.
The elected Board of Supervisors establishes policies to address issues that affect the day-to-day operation of County government and is responsible for an annual operating and capital improvement budget of more than $6.1 billion. It adopts ordinances that affect the unincorporated communities and oversees the budget.
The County operates under a “charter” form of government, which gives the County more responsibility and
authority. Under this charter, the Board appoints a County Executive to administer County Government. Santa Clara County is the third largest employer in Silicon Valley with over 18,000 employees.
The mission of Santa Clara County is to plan for the needs of a dynamic community, provide quality services, and promote a healthy, safe and prosperous community for all. Core values include: demonstrating ethical conduct reflecting honesty and integrity; committing to efficient, effective, quality service; valuing the community; upholding fiscal responsibility; exhibiting mutual respect; and encouraging innovation and flexibility.