UCSF Health in San Francisco, California has engaged Cejka Search to assist them in identifying an exceptional talent to join their team as the Vice President of Quality & Patient Safety.
The Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety will serve as an influential and highly visible leader and will provide strategic direction and planning for all quality measures throughout the system. This individual will lead a talented team of multi-disciplinary professionals and is responsible for meeting or exceeding the institutional goals for set for Quality across UCSF Health and to appropriate external reporting bodies. The Vice President will be proactive in their approach in seeking opportunities to improve quality metrics while achieving departmental and system goals. They will work closely with leadership throughout the medical system to ensure alignment with current regulatory requirements. They will also foster and maintain a goal-oriented environment of teamwork, collaboration, and consistent achievement of objectives to ensure that UCSF Health continues to provide the safest and highest quality care to patients.
UCSF Health offers a quaternary portfolio of programs and services with a strong foundation of quality, service, and excellence. UCSF Health’s reputation for excellence is deeply rooted in its mission driven approach to patient care as well as its vision to be at the forefront of medicine to tackle the most difficult challenges by advancing medical treatments and technologies. The team at UCSF Health includes many of the brightest minds in medicine, 5 Nobel Prize award winners among them.
UCSF Health is a world-renowned academic health system with a strong focus on optimal patient care and outcomes. UCSF Health’s exceptionally talented physicians and caregivers provide the full continuum of care across 5 hospitals, including Benioff Children’s Hospital, an extensive network of UCSF clinics and affiliated providers located throughout the Bay Area and northern California. UCSF Health is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by US News and World Reports™.
The successful candidate will be an innovative thinker with extensive executive leadership experience in a large, complex academic health system as well as demonstrated success in quality improvement, patient safety, program development and expert-level knowledge of current practices/requirements in Quality and Patient Safety. Prior executive level experience is required for this role. This individual will have a demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with all facets of the health system to achieve organizational goals. Experience with LEAN methodologies/principles is highly desirable.
Compensation Range: $110,500 - $366,100
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Please note: The compensation ranges listed online are very wide, however a job offer will typically fall in the range of 80% - 120% of the established mid-point. An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the equity of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role. For roles covered by a bargaining unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire would be placed on the range.
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