Vice President of Quality

Mohawk Valley Health System | Utica, New York 13502

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: December 09, 2020
Opportunity Code: 26999


Exciting Opportunity to Build Excellence in Quality Program as New Vice President of Quality at Growing Health System in New York!

The Position

  • Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Vice President of Quality will lead all clinical quality functions across the expanding health system to include clinical practice effectiveness, quality management, infection prevention, performance improvement, and regulatory compliance.
  • Utilizing relevant data, best practices and an innovative spirit, the Vice President will create and execute a strategy, resources and processes to move forward quality measures within each unit while fostering a culture of excellence and patient centered care.
  • Seeking collaborative and strategic leader to build active partnerships with clinical, physician, and health system leadership and champion quality initiatives across departments. 
  • The Vice President will ensure effective data systems, analytic tools, and reporting mechanisms are in place to capture quality metrics and drive sustainable performance improvement.
  • RN required. Must possess or be willing to obtain an active New York RN license. 
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree, CPHQ certification and/or union experience preferred.

The Organization

  • Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center affiliated as the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) in March 2014.
  • MVHS has two hospitals with 773 beds, 4,200+ employees, the MVHS Medical Group with 21 primary care locations, a Children’s Health Center, a Family Medicine Center, Women’s Health and Breast Care Centers, and general, orthopedic and neurological surgeons.
  • MVHS recently received a $300 million grant from the State of New York to help revitalize downtown Utica, starting with the construction of a brand new 672,000 square feet hospital, set to open in early 2023 and adding 373 inpatient beds.

The Community 

  • Utica, with a population of more than 60,000, sits about 80 miles northwest of Albany and just 45 miles east of Syracuse, New York.
  • Utica is beautifully situated on the Mohawk River at the base of the Adirondack Mountains and just 3.5 hours from Niagara Falls. This unique location offers a great jumping off point to the exploration of the many forests, lakes and rivers of Upstate New York.
  • Located in a family friendly historic community, the city offers excellent education, charming homes, and the opportunity to catch professional sporting events such as the Utica Comets Hockey Team and Utica City FC professional indoor soccer league.
  • Utica has traditionally been a melting pot for various immigrant groups, including Dutch, Italian, German and Irish, and the local cuisine reflects this great diversity.
  • The city features the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, which hosts rotating exhibitions facilitated through the prestigious Pratt Institute, as well as a restored Historic District that was designed by Frederick Olmsted, who also designed New York City’s Central Park.



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