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$175,000 - $220,000
San Jose, CA
May 4th 2021
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VP of Quality - San Jose, CA

SHIFT: Full Time - No weekends

This is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Recognized nationally for quality and safety and has been voted a “Family Favorite” hospital for more than ten years. It is one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times. They are a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques, and are a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and an accredited Chest Pain Center. 

Position Summary:

This position oversees all aspects of the quality assurance and performance improvement program within the organization. Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the VP of Quality ensures that performance improvement and clinical activities are coordinated, aligned to and supporting the goals and mission of the Hospital.  Provides consultation and skill development in performance improvement activities to the Medical Staff, executive and management leadership and staff.  Provides organization-wide coordination for all aspects of regulatory compliance, including licensure and accreditation.  Provides direction for all functions related to the Quality Management, Risk Management, Infection Control, Patient Safety, and Regulatory Compliance.  Coordinates Hospital activities related to process and outcome data collection and assessment.  Coordinates the use of process and outcome data in performance improvement activities. As a member of the Hospital's Executive Leadership Team makes a significant contribution to the public's perception of the hospital.  Performs additional duties as assigned.

Responsible for development and enforcement of policies and procedures that ensure quality patient care.  Responsible for ensuring adequate Human Resources are available in areas of responsibility.  Responsible for maintaining acceptable turnover in areas of responsibility.  Ensures operations run within budgetary guidelines.  Responsible for positive employee engagement and appropriate communication with staff.  Responsible for quality and performance improvement activities in department and multidisciplinary.  Responsible for positive customer satisfaction results. responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations and guidelines as set by federal, state, local and other agencies (i.e, JCAHO, Medicare, CMS).  Facilitates positive productive relationships with physicians.

Minimum Education



Minimum Work Experience

7-9 years of progressive hospital/nursing management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Evidence of experience which defines competency in Quality Management, Risk Management, Infection Control, and Regulatory Compliance, hospital and healthcare management. Evidence of experience in successful administration and leadership of organizational management programs.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Additional Information:

Reports to the CMO

Oversees Director of Patient Safety  - Director of Quality - Director of Infection Prevention



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