The Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) is one of the largest public hospital systems in the nation. The System cares for over 25,000 inpatients annually and has almost 1 million clinic visits per year. The John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County has a Level 1 Trauma Center, a busy Emergency Department serving 140,000 patients per year, a full service OR and Maternal Child Services. The System is committed to excellence in the quality of care provided to its patients and seeks to demonstrate this quality by fill accreditation from Joint Commission.
The Director of Quality Improvement, Hospital Based Services is a health care professional with experience in directing quality, safety and performance improvement efforts in the hospital setting. Reports to the Chief Operating Officer, Hospital Based Services for operational and logistical matters; and reports to the Chief Quality Officer for strategic and policy matters. Provides organizational direction and oversight of quality metric reporting. Provides oversight of the Hospital patient safety program including the reporting and analysis of sentinel events and the development and implementation of a patient safety plan. Leads continual readiness efforts across the Hospital, including policy review, tracer activities, staff education and survey preparation and oversight. Responds to requests for information and collates and presents data as required by the Regulatory Agencies. Prepares and delivers reports to such agencies, as well as to Cook County governance including the CCHHS Board of Directors. Perform other duties assigned by the COO or the Chief Quality Officer.
The job title: Director of Quality Improvement - Hospital Based Services and Requisition Id #: 8112 must be in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be included with your emailed resume/CV.
Master's or higher level degree in Nursing or Advanced Nurse Practitioner or MD degree from an accredited college or university
(Candidates who do not possess a license must provide official transcripts with evidence of coursework at the time of the interview)
Five (5) years' clinical experience in a hospital setting
Five (5) years' experience in key roles in quality improvement at a system level
Previous experience with data analysis and interpretation
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.