Department: Public Policy Reports to: COO Status: Full time Location: Argentum office in Alexandria VA preferred
Job Summary: The Vice President of Quality and Accreditation is responsible for the development and oversight of a new industry quality enhancement program for the senior living industry. The position will work closely with committees and taskforces of the Argentum Board of Directors and their senior management and will serve on the Argentum senior management team.
Job Description: Development of a strategic quality improvement program, including standards and key quality outcomes for the senior living industry, and development of a 3rd party accreditation body to monitor compliance.
Job Requirements: The Vice President of Quality and Accreditation is a newly formed position at Argentum. The Vice President will be responsible for the development, promotion, coordination and execution of professional standards and key quality outcomes to improve the quality of care and life for residents of the senior living industry. The Vice President will also be responsible for guiding development of a 3rd party accreditation body to monitor compliance. This position will work closely with members of the Argentum Quality Committee and subcommittees. The position will require someone eager to embrace the challenges and opportunities inherent in a startup initiative.
Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university • Master’s degree preferred • Five to eight years of leadership experience in a healthcare environment or related industry • Strong professional base in areas of standards development and quality improvement programs • Working knowledge of federal and state regulatory guidelines • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups • Ability to multi task
Argentum is the largest national association exclusively dedicated to professionally-managed, resident-centered senior living communities and the seniors and families they serve. Since 1990, Argentum has advocated for choice, accessibility, independence, dignity, and quality of life for all seniors. Argentum's programs promote business and operational excellence through education, research, public...ations, professional networking and online tools designed to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of senior living.