Director, Quality & Safety

Sutter Health in Leadership

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Director reports to the Service Area Quality Lead with a dotted line to the Chief Medical Executive for SDMC. This position is responsible for the delivery of quality/performance improvement and peer review for the Sutter Delta medical staff departments and quality/performance improvement for the entire medical center, leadership and employees. The Director exercises a high degree of autonomy in performing the assigned responsibilities and functions cooperatively with senior leadership and other members of the quality and infection prevention teams to support the mission, strategic plan, goals and values of Sutter Delta Medical Center and the Sutter Health System while assuring quality patient outcomes. This position is responsible for the daily operation of physician peer review and medical staff quality support, data management, performance improvement, and the organizations’ Accreditation/Licensure processes.  Direct reports include: Quality Manager,  MIDAS Systems/Data Analyst and Infection Control Coordinator.

Qualifications:

Education:
Minimal expectation is a Bachelors degree, Masters in Health Care related field is preferred.  Prefer RN Licensure or equivalent of HealthCare knowledge.
 
Experience:
A minimum of 5 years experience in quality and analytical roles with pertinent experience related to health care within the hospital setting. Evidence of progressive leadership roles.  Demonstrated ability to facilitate teams across disciplines with provision of clear data display and analysis.   
 
Knowledge:
 
 
Special Skills
Effective leadership, project management and consulting skills. Effective interpersonal skills.  Effective presentation skills with demonstrated skills to present to various audiences. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 
Expertise in Windows, Excel, and MIDAS required. Demonstrated ability to utilize an electronic health record.  Servant Leader talents preferred.  Experience utilizing Lean Management tools preferred
 

Organization:Sutter Delta Medical Center
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80
Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted

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