OSF HealthCare is pleased to announce that Jamie Harkins has accepted the new position of Director of Regulatory Readiness in the clinical excellence division for Ministry Services.
As Director of Regulatory Readiness, Jamie is responsible for assuring OSF individual operating units are continuously prepared to demonstrate compliance with standards established by The Joint Commission and other state and federal regulatory requirements. She is responsible for the overall coordination of OSF preparation to meet those regulatory requirements.
Prior to joining OSF, Jamie served as the Manager – Clinical Operations Consulting at Quorum Health Resources in Brentwood, Tennessee. In that role, she was responsible for leading consulting engagement teams that complete The Joint Commission, CMS and HFAP mock survey, quality and satisfaction improvement assessments, infection control compliance assessments, and medical staff office assessments.
She had previously served as Senior Consultant – Clinical Operations for Quorum; Director of Regulatory Affairs for The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Senior Quality and Risk Officer for Southwest Regional Medical Center in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. She also has experience as a patient care manager, staff nurse and charge nurse.