Chief Quality Officer
The Market Chief Quality Officer (CQU) is responsible for oversight of the Northwest Healthcare Tucson Market.
As an organization leader, this position shares accountability for facilitating organizational and department goals using effective leadership knowledge, skills and abilities that ensure achievement of expected results for patient/customer service, employee engagement, financial health, business growth and quality and safety outcomes.
Oversees all aspects of the quality management function for a hospital or other healthcare facility. Develops plans designed to improve the overall quality of the organization's facilities and patient care services. Oversees the implementation of quality improvement efforts designed to improve clinical performance and maintain compliance with JCAHO, HIPAA, and other accreditation standards. Responsible for planning and directing quality policies, programs, and initiatives.
Required: Bachelor's degree in the area of specialty, business management or closely related field.
Preferred: Masters degree.
Required: Ten (10) years of relevant professional experience, including five (5) years of supervisory/management responsibilities.
Preferred: RN license. CPHQ certification.
Northwest Healthcare is a multi-faceted network dedicated to providing safe, quality care at each of our locations. With four hospitals, two freestanding emergency centers, three urgent care locations and a large physician practice including primary care and a variety of specialists, Northwest Healthcare offers you a wide range of settings in which to work. Common among them all is not only the commitment to providing safe patient care, but to employee satisfaction and growth. It is a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all employees—whether caring for patients directly or working in a support role. NWHC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.