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Published: November 8, 2021


Assistant Vice President (AVP) - Quality | Exclusive Search | RN Preferred | Non-Profit Healthcare System | Southeastern US

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance + Temporary Housing Option

We are conducting an executive search for a transformational leader and seasoned facilitator with a track record of working collaboratively and in partnership with the medical staff, physicians, executive team, clinical leadership, and other stakeholders to ensure the highest levels of care, quality, patient safety, operational efficiency, customer service, and performance excellence/outcome measurement.

The scope of this position will provide for oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Quality Management Department and is responsible and accountable for coordinating all aspects of performance improvement activities within the facility. This high-profile position will report to and work in collaboration with the organization’s System Vice President of Quality & Patient Safety.
While the AVP will be primarily accountable for the organization’s flagship facility, the role will include contributing, partnering, and committee involvement system-wide.​


Southeastern US


• Responsible and accountable in the organizational-wide direction and facilitation of performance assessment, development, and implementation of the Quality/Performance Improvement program in accordance with established regulatory requirements
• Oversees development of an organizational performance improvement/patient safety plan that is sanctioned by senior management, medical staff leaders
• Contributes to and supports organizational components of the risk reduction strategy
• Serves as a subject matter expert and resource to the organization for current and emerging regulatory standards and establishes expectations for compliance
• Develops and implements plans and policies that guide and support infection prevention and control processes
• Prepares the organization for announced and unannounced surveys from state and federal agencies and The Joint Commission


• Baccalaureate degree required, Master’s degree preferred
• RN (Registered Nurse) licensure preferred
• CPHQ Certification preferred
• Minimum 5 current years of experience leading a hospital quality program in a comparable acute care hospital or hospital system environment
• Thorough understanding of Quality, HCAHPS, TJC, CMS, and patient satisfaction required
• Prior experience in chart review and data abstraction is strongly preferred
• Analytical skills, including a working knowledge of basic statistics and statistical analysis methodologies
• Superb relationship and team building skills

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