Job Description

Do you want to be a valued member of a team who plays a critical role in providing excellent care to patients in a hospital setting? If so, consider joining our team as the Chief Quality Officer.

Northwest Health provides inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic imaging, medical, surgical and emergency services to the Bentonville, Springdale, Fayetteville, Johnson and Siloam Springs communities in northwestern Arkansas. We are your family, friends and neighbors, and we work with and for our community to provide quality healthcare. With a combined active medical staff of more than 540 physicians, 2,200 employees and 487 beds, Northwest Health is one of the largest health networks in Northwest Arkansas with five hospitals and over thirty clinics.

Key responsibilities for this position:

  • Oversees all aspects of the quality management function 
  • Develops plans designed to improve the overall quality of the organization's facilities and patient care services.
  • Oversees the implementation of quality improvement, infection control, medical staff, risk management and patient safety efforts designed to improve clinical performance and maintain compliance with TJC, State Board of Health and other accreditation standards.
  • Responsible for planning and directing policies, programs, and initiatives related to quality, infection control, medical staff, risk management and patient safety. This position relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • This position requires excellent relationship building and working with a wide variety of personality types. 
  • Requires RN license, BS or BA, and 5 years of clinical quality experience, including experience leading at least one TJC accreditation cycle. 

Application Instructions

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