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Employment Opportunities

CIHQ's hospital support division – Accreditation Resource Services (ARS) – currently has the following opportunities. Please click on the appropriate link below to review the position description, minimum requirements, and compensation offered.

Position: Full Time Life Safety Consultant

Position Summary
This is a full-time position with Accreditation Resource Services (ARS), a division of the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ)
The life safety consultant participates as part of a survey team that:
  • Assesses acute care and critical access hospitals throughout the United States and its territories for compliance to the applicable requirements of the NFPA Life Safety Code and Joint Commission environment of care standards.
  • Reviews hospital policies, procedures, the care environment, fire system and utility system maintenance records, life safety drawings, and other accreditation related activities to assure that hospitals meet minimum standards of care.
  • Develops and issues verbal and written reports outlining deficient practices in hospitals and communicates those findings both to the hospital and to the central office at CIHQ-ARS.
  • Maintains a professional and collegial demeanor in all interactions.
  • Complies fully with CIHQ-ARS policies and procedures.
» DOWNLOAD the Full Job Description PDF
If you are interested in being considered for a position, please contact:
Traci Curtis
Executive Director of Survey Operations
tcurtis@CIHQ.org
Please attach a current resume and three letters of reference that speak to your qualifications, experience, and abilities to perform the job function.
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Position: Life Safety Consultant - Sub Contractor

Position Summary
This is a per-diem position with Accreditation Resource Services (ARS), a division of the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ)
The life safety consultant participates as part of a survey team that:
  • Assesses acute care and critical access hospitals throughout the United States and its territories for compliance to the applicable requirements of the NFPA Life Safety Code and Joint Commission environment of care standards.
  • Reviews hospital policies, procedures, the care environment, fire system and utility system maintenance records, life safety drawings, and other accreditation related activities to assure that hospitals meet minimum standards of care.
  • Develops and issues verbal and written reports outlining deficient practices in hospitals and communicates those findings both to the hospital and to the central office at CIHQ-ARS.
  • Maintains a professional and collegial demeanor in all interactions.
  • Complies fully with CIHQ-ARS policies and procedures.
» DOWNLOAD the Full Job Description PDF
If you are interested in being considered for a position, please contact:
Traci Curtis
Executive Director of Survey Operations
tcurtis@CIHQ.org
Please attach a current resume and three letters of reference that speak to your qualifications, experience, and abilities to perform the job function.