permanent

Administrative Director of Quality and Patient Safety

Augusta Health | Fishersville, Virginia 22939

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: April 15, 2021
Opportunity Code: 27927

Summary

Surrounded by mountain views, join Augusta Health as the next Administrative Director of Quality & Patient Safety, where you'll shape and share the system's dynamic story of quality care


The Position

  • Leverage your expertise to oversee the system-wide function of quality, patient safety, infection control, medical staff credentialing, risk management and accreditation services for Augusta Health
  • The Administrative Director is a critical asset in the the development, growth and evaluation of all activities in these areas, ensuring operations align with organizational strategy and regulatory compliance
  • This leader will own the hospital’s strategy & vision for excellence in clinical quality outcomes, value, risk and patient safety
  • Restructure the department to be proactive, maintain competitiveness in the market and eliminate silos to expand knowledge of quality best practices
  • Minimum Bachelor degree required, plus at least 5 years of previous experience managing a hospital Quality Improvement program

The Organization

  • Augusta Health is a mission-driven, independent, nonprofit, community health system located on a 230-acre campus in Virginia’s scenic Shenandoah Valley
  • This 255-bed community hospital in Fisherville, Virginia offers highly trained physicians, state-of-the-art technology and an exceptional level of patient care
  • Becker’s Hospital Review for “100 Great Community Hospitals” recognized Augusta Health’s quality, patient satisfaction and overall excellence for eight years straight
  • Augusta Health has received the Healthgrades 2018 America's 50 Best Hospitals Award, marking the fourth consecutive year that Augusta Health has been awarded this recognition for clinical quality
  • The hospital maintains nationally accredited chest pain center and breast center programs
  • Augusta Health employs an integrated multispecialty group, Augusta Medical Group (AMG), comprised of approximately 200 physicians and advanced practice providers
  • Augusta Health has been recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in the Shenandoah Valley for 2020-2021


The Community 

  • Fisherville is a small town roughly 30 minutes outside Charlottesville, Virginia
  • The Fisherville community includes Augusta County and the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro. Approximately 122,000 people live in the Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro region, and more than 200,000 in the entire service area of Augusta Health
  • The Shenandoah Valley is one of the most scenic in the U.S. with the Blue Ridge Mountains at its eastern border and the Allegheny Mountains, including the Great North Mountain, at its western border
  • Cultural options include community and professional theatre, musical performing arts, historic sites, museums, libraries, art galleries and artisan centers

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