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 The Joint Commission standards), developing quality and patient safety infrastructure and supporting leadership and organizational development. We seek a seasoned nursing professional with an exuberant nature to join our team of expert consultants. The Associate Consultant does not need to be based in NC.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Provide on-site consultation, education and technical assistance to hospitals and other healthcare organizations.
Assist organizations to meet regulatory requirements and improve patient care outcomes, through mock surveys, education, coaching and mentoring.
Collaborate with Senior Consultants to develop corrective action plans and timelines.
Work with client organization staff to carry out corrective action plans, post survey activities and care enhancement actions.
The Associate Consultant is responsible for the accurate assessment of the client’s readiness for licensing, accrediting and regulatory compliance.
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.
Weekly travel required. (Consultants are onsite with clients an average of 12-15 days per month.)
Traits of a Successful Candidate Include:
Excellent communicator of technical regulations
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.
Understanding of hospital and healthcare continuum operations and clinical processes.
Self-motivated, able to work independently and stay organized and effective as well as collaborate with others.
Exuberant interpersonal approach with a dedication to advancing best practices in healthcare.
Commitment to healthcare improvement and patient safety.
Eight years relevant experience preferred
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: 02.18
About Courtemanche & Associates
Courtemanche & Associates serves healthcare organizations to improve care through compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements. We help healthcare organizations improve organizational performance and enhance patient outcomes through systematic and professional assessment, education, consultation and evaluation.
We´re an interdisciplinary healthcare firm, founded in 1994, with years of experience in healthcare consultation, including all areas of survey preparation and readiness. We offer a unique approach to enhancing organizational synergy, accelerating performance improvement initiatives, prioritizing performance measures for outcome management and igniting an organizational spirit of change.
We promote quality healthcare, care enhancement, quality improvement and compliance for regulatory success, while assisting organizations in meeting their accreditation and performance improvement goals.
With professional assessment and consultation, we assist clients to enhance care, improve compliance outcomes, create organizational synergy, reduce risk in care delivery systems and enhance reimbursement success.