University Hospital in Syracuse, NY is seeking a Chief Quality Officer to serve as a member of the management team and to provide assistance and leadership on all clinical quality related issues.
Specific duties will include working with multidisciplinary teams on all aspects of Quality Improvement measurement and education, leading efforts on specific clinical quality issues, interacting with regional quality staff, and participating with regional and national quality programs. This position is responsible for the development and execution of the overall hospital quality plan, and for ensuring that the quality organizational framework supports thorough, high-impact communication sharing. The Chief Quality Officer works collaboratively with Department Chairs and quality liaisons in quality management and metric evaluation.
M.D./D.O. or equivalent, or Master's degree prepared registered professional nurse (RN), licensed (or eligible for licensure) by the State of New York. RN candidates must have 4 years of administrative/management experience in quality and be BSN or MSN prepared in addition to other undergraduate or graduate level education if applicable. Physician candidates must have an MBA, MHA or equivalent degree, or equivalent administrative/management experience in quality required, and must be qualified for membership on the Medical Staff; board certified in an ABMS approved specialty with experience in clinical practice in physician role.
Relevant specialty certification in quality (i.e., CPHQ) or leadership (i.e., NEA-BC, FACHE, CPE) preferred.
Must be able to think strategically and execute tactically. Must be able to establish credibility an executive as well as a clinician, and have the ability to communicate effectively with diverse internal and external constituencies and stakeholders. Experience with Quality Improvement, Outcomes Management, and Utilization Review programs. Knowledge of hospital accreditation standards highly desirable. Previous teaching experience at the system level is highly desired. Previous leadership roles on medical/clinical related boards and/or county, state and national professional societies are highly desired.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.