Director of Quality and Accreditation

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center | Sioux City, Iowa 51101

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 22, 2019
Opportunity Code: 21185


Join Iowa's #1 hospital as the new Director of Quality and Accreditation for MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center

The Position

  • The Director of Quality and Accreditation oversees and ensures the progression of the following programs: Quality & Outcomes Management, Healthcare Informatics, Patient Safety, Infection Prevention and Decision Support Analysis
  • The Director provides leadership to 15 FTEs and works to build relationships across departments
  • Must have experience leading quality programs in a healthcare setting and a clinical/nursing background
  • Master’s degree strongly preferred

The Organization

  • MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, ranked number one in the state, is a member of MercyOne, the integrated system of hospitals and other healthcare facilities serving Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska and nearby communities
  • MercyOne Siouxland has earned more national recognition for quality patient outcomes than any other hospital in the region and operates the only Level II Trauma Center in western Iowa
  • The hospital is one of just 23 hospitals nationwide to receive accreditation from the American Association of Blood Banks for perioperative transfusion services
  • Other accolades include certification as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, the region’s leading cardiac care program, national recognition for orthopedic services and the only Siouxland facility to have its cancer care program approved by the ACS Commission on Cancer

The Community

  • Sioux City, Iowa, home to economic agricultural developments, sits in the heart of the Midwest and has a small town feel with big-city entertainment such as historical sites, renowned restaurants, and shopping options
  • The city has been named “All-America City” by the National Civic league
  • Forbes ranked Sioux City in the top 15 Best Places for Business and Careers, and the city ranked in the top 10 for Emerging Logistics/Distribution Growth Potential in an area with less than 200,000 residents
  • The city sits just 25 miles from Le Mars, the “Ice Cream Capital of the World”, home to the Wells family company and founders of Blue Bunny Ice Cream
  • Popular Midwest cities like Sioux Falls, South Dakota or Omaha, Nebraska are each within a two hour drive



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