Clinical Director of Quality and Safety

Sheppard Pratt Health System | Baltimore, Maryland 21204

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: February 16, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30219


Forward-Thinking Leader Needed to Serve as System Leader of Quality and Safety for Sheppard Pratt Health System


The Position

  • The Clinical Director of Quality will be responsible for directing hospital/health system programs and services designed to monitor and ensure the quality of patient care and measure its efficacy through outcome information. 
  • The Clinical Director of Quality will work with the Chief Medical Officer to engage systems leadership in quality, while fostering a culture of clinical/operational excellence around all quality and patient safety. 
  • Serves as a resource and liaison between the clinical team and the Data Management, Analytics and Reporting (DMAR) team on all things related to quality and safety. 
  • Responsible for the planning, implementation, and monitoring of health system outcome information and evaluation.
  • Develops training programs, localized strategies, unit/department based activities to increase awareness of specific behaviors and techniques which affect patient outcomes.
  • Role requires analytical ability to research, interpret, and apply written statutes, regulations, policies, and accreditation requirements; to investigate, analyze and recommend resolution to a variety of clinical problems, and to recommend and develop methods to measure clinical efficacy.
  • Five to seven years of clinical experience, three years of management experience and two years quality/safety experience highly preferred.
  • Master's degree required.

The Organization

  • Sheppard Pratt is the nation’s largest private, nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, special education, developmental disability, and social services, they are here to serve every need you have.
  • They make accessing life-changing care easy no matter where you live: whether you want to receive treatment in a hospital, in a school, in a community mental health clinic, or even in your home, they make it happen.
  • Named one of the nation’s top 10 psychiatric hospitals by U.S. News and World Report for 30 years, Sheppard Pratt has consistently ranked as a top national psychiatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report and their world-class investigators are changing lives daily, identifying new and effective ways to treat some of the most common mental illnesses.
  • The largest provider of nonpublic, special education programming in Maryland, with 12 special education residential and day schools with over 70,000 patients admitted every year.

The Community

  • Baltimore has more than a dozen neighborhoods, all with a distinct local flavor.
  • The East Coast city sits along the Chesapeake Bay, with the Appalachian Mountains to its West. Baltimore is filled with lots of shopping, entertainment venues and parks. Patapsco Valley State Park extends for 32 miles along the Patapsco River.
  • With more than 16,000 acres of space, the park offers plenty to do, from swimming and hiking to horseback riding. There is also a thriving farm-to-table scene with area restaurants working in partnership with local growers.
  • Baltimore is only 30 minutes from the city center, where visitors can enjoy the varieties of aquatic creatures at National Aquarium, walk the historic grounds of Fort McHenry, and even catch a game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Within an hour are all the attractions of Washington, DC.


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