Regional Chief Quality Officer - Northern California
Company: St. Joseph Health
Posted on: February 20, 2021
Regional Chief Quality Officer - Northern California The Chief
Quality Officer (CQO) - Northern California serves as a key senior
executive, and provides leadership and coordinates region-wide
efforts directed at delivering cost effective, efficient, high
quality, and safe care in Northern California. The position reports
to the Regional Chief Medical Officer - Northern California. The
CQO will provide strategic clinical leadership and form a strong
linkage between ministry clinical and operational leadership. In
collaboration with the Chief Clinical Effectiveness Officer (CCEO),
the CQO provides leadership and direction in the development and
ongoing monitoring of the Providence St. Joseph Health Quality
Strategic Plan (QSP).
The Chief Quality Officer, will serve as the hands-on leader and
clinical quality expert for the Northern California Region. This
executive will also be expected to make meaningful contributions to
quality and safety initiatives for the entire Region. In addition,
the executive will be a resource for current and emerging
regulatory and compliance issues for all local, and regional
- Clinical leader (MD, RN, DO) with an advanced degree. A
master's degree in public health, business administration, medical
management, or a related field would be preferred.
- A minimum of seven years of experience clinical
- A minimum of five years of senior management experience in a
large health care organization with responsibility for leading
clinical quality improvement functions.
- Experience as a clinical leader with responsibility for
clinical quality and clinical leadership development and
- Experience in a complex, multi-site health system.
- Experience with The Joint Commission accreditation and DNV
processes and standards.
- Licensed to practice (nursing or medicine) in the State of
- Certified Professional in Health Quality (CPHQ) certification
preferred. The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years
to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay
region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph
of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950.
Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued
through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing
ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum
of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional
referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph
Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the
region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed
Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent
Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North
County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St.
Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for
outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral
health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic
disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit
programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life
throughout the area. St. Joseph Health provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements,
St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws
governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in
which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms
and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring,
placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves
of absence, compensation and training. My Profile Create and manage
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