St. Vincent's Medical Center
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Chief Quality Officer
St. Vincent’s Medical Center (SVMC) is a 520-bed tertiary academic hospital providing high-quality care in all clinical disciplines with a regional reputation for excellence in care and education. Located in desirable Fairfield County, SVMC is a member of Hartford HealthCare, a $4 billion health system and the second largest employer in CT. We seek a dynamic leader for the position of Chief Quality Officer. This position affords a collaborative, strategic and clinically active leader the opportunity to develop and implement quality and patient safety initiatives as well as provider satisfaction programs across the region.
Hartford HealthCare represents the next generation of integrated health systems, marked by strong patient focus, heightened efficiency, consistent quality performance and open, collaborative sharing of best practices. Founded in 1986, HHC has grown to a $4 billion healthcare system with 33,000 employee/colleagues. HHC touches 17,000 lives daily, providing care for 1 in 2 CT residents at more than 400 locations -including 7 acute care hospitals- throughout the state. HHC operates in an Institute model with 6 Health Institutes: The Heart and Vascular Institute, Ayer Neuroscience Institute, The Bone and Joint Institute, Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute, The Cancer Institute, and The Behavioral Health Network.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of SVMC’s Vice President of Medical Affairs, the Chief Quality Officer will plan and implement programs focused on quality, both clinically and administratively, promoting the highest and safest standards in the treatment and care of patients. The position is also responsible for executing hospital and HHC system-wide initiatives partnering with the hospital’s Quality Department, medical staff and patient care services, and spearheading quality projects. The Chief will chair quality committees and actively participate in all quality/safety educational activities for the region.
SVMC seeks candidates with prior administrative, leadership and academic experience and strong interpersonal and communication skills that complement a passion for excellence. She/he must possess a successful track record of collaborating with a pluralistic medical staff that includes faculty, employed, and independent physicians. Candidates must hold the degree of M.D. or D.O., be Board-certified in a Medicine specialty and possess qualifications for appointment to the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.
Located just 45 minutes from New York City, SVMC is located in Fairfield County, one of New England’s most stunning and desirable communities, offering nationally acclaimed schools and an impressive lifestyle. Choose to live at the shore, in leafy suburbs, or in vibrant urban areas.
Applicants should remit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Patricia Lowicki, Director of Physician Recruitment via email at [email protected]. For more information about Hartford HealthCare and our region please visit www.hhccareers.org.
Candidates must hold the degree of M.D. or D.O., be Board-certified in a Medicine specialty and possess qualifications for appointment to the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.