Director Quality and Safety

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Jefferson Health
May 5, 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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This role has responsibility over quality improvement and patient safety related activities. He/She works with clinicians and administrators to improve overall patient safety and clinical outcomes. Supports, promotes and encourages a culture of safety throughout the organization. Leads a culture of continuous improvement by facilitating identification of high impact improvement opportunities, encouraging strategic and tactical planning to prioritize and address opportunities identified, and driving results and accountability through data transparency and programmatic approach to eliminating harm.




  1. Experience:                             5+ years of experience in healthcare leadership. Clinical experience  preferred.


  1. Education and Training:          Master’s Degree required.


  1. License Certification:             Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality preferred. Certified Professional of Patient Safety accepted.


D.  Other Requirements:  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.

Ability to prioritize and function effectively with teams.  Proficiency in

Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.  Familiarity with clinical, hospital

based information systems.

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.


Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.


Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.


As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.



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