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Published: January 6, 2021


Interim Senior Consultant: Quality and Patient Safety | Academic Medical Center | Northeastern, U.S.

Highly Competitive Pay | Lodging | Rental Car Or Mileage | Paid Flights Home | World-Class Support

Galileo Search is seeking an experienced Quality and Patient Safety Consultant for a high-profile interim assignment in the metropolitan Northeastern United States


Northeastern, U.S.


This selected individual will work across clinical departments, entities, and care continuum to ensure that the highest quality of care and patient experience is delivered. We seek a seasoned consultant with the necessary regulatory and subject matter expertise in Quality, Patient Safety, and Performance Improvement to hit-the-ground-running. Must be able to impact critical projects and interface at multiple levels.


• Reports to the Interim Director of Quality and indirectly to the CMO and CNO
• Must have strong executive presence and political savvy, including communication skills that include appreciating varying perspectives while offering insights and recommendations
• Able to work effectively with a range of business, clinical, and academic leaders; can move projects forward in a setting of distributed accountability
• Ability to work in a highly matrixed structure and have the professional presence to make recommendations to senior leadership
• Works as an autonomous strategic partner requiring limited supervision
• Lead well-scoped complex interdepartmental and entity performance improvement projects
• Assures that performance improvement projects align with established priorities for clinical quality, access, and service excellence
• No FTEs but will interface with a well-trained team of Quality Nurse Specialists (Green and Black Belts), Data Analysts, Administrative Support Staff, and Key Directors while being supported by all
• Develops and leads complex interdepartmental and multi-entity performance improvement projects that address identified gaps in performance or aspirations for higher levels of outcomes
• Leads the assessment and action planning of all relevant internal and external comparative data for quality, safety, and efficiency, relative to assigned service line patient care and patient experience outcomes
• Continually monitors the external environment for changes/new developments that affect quality and safety and works with leadership to make proactive changes, so the service line and organization is on track to meet the changing environment
• In coordination with leadership, organizes the practice transformation teams
• Provides support and organization to service line leadership for accountable care initiatives such as CPC+ and other mechanisms designed to drive value-based care
• Oversees and facilitates efforts of practice transformation teams in the development of clinical pathways and other components of practice transformation
• Collaborates with service line leadership, Performance Improvement, and related departments to ensure that crucial learning from PI efforts are disseminated and adopted across the service line
• Provides coordination of service line quality improvement and practice transformation efforts with other initiatives


• Bachelor's Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred
• Licensed Clinical Professional: RN, MD, RPh, or similar credential preferred
• Six Sigma Certification highly preferred
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of performance improvement in a clinical setting
• Behavioral service experience an additional plus
• Proven program/project management skills, ability to manage-up effectively, and the ability to drive multiple projects with overlapping time frames
• Highly effective communication skills in various methods, verbal, written, and presentations

About Galileo Search:

Galileo Staffing Services, a division of Galileo Search, LLC., is a premier provider of interim healthcare specialists, professionals, and executives to acute care hospitals nationwide. To learn more about Galileo Staffing Services, visit our website at

How will you benefit when working with Galileo?

• Highly competitive pay rates that are best in the industry with weekly direct deposit
• Generous per diem for the housing of your choice if not provided by the client and for incidentals expenses
• Weekly travel expense reimbursement (flights, rental car, or mileage)
• Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k available
• State License expense reimbursement for endorsement
• Comprehensive insurance coverage
• Short or long-term assignments
• Local, regional, or national assignments based on availability
• World-class support before, during, and after each assignment

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