The Synergy Organization is proud to have been retained by Western Maryland Health System (WMHS) to conduct the national search for their Vice President, Quality and Patient Safety.
Since 2009, Western Maryland Health System has focused on caring for what matters most; helping people live happier, healthier lives. This innovative and highly respected system provides area residents convenient access to quality care, state-of-the-art technologies, and a team of caring, experienced and dedicated caregivers.
About Western Maryland Health System (WMHS):
WMHS offers a comprehensive range of general and specialty services including Medical; Surgical; Pediatric; Obstetrical; Sophisticated Inpatient and Outpatient Diagnostic Testing; 200+ Practicing Community Physicians; and, Community Health Programs, Educational Services and Activities;
WMHS is part of a clinical affiliation with UPMC, a $20 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer;
Recent notable recognitions include The American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain ? MI Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award (2019); US News and World Report High Performing Hospital in COPD and Heart Failure care (2019-2020); and,
The Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Gold Quality Achievement Award (2019).
Opportunities for the Vice President, Quality and Patient Safety include:
Reporting directly to the Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer;
The opportunity to join a highly talented, professional and collegial executive team;
Serving as a motivator, mentor and subject matter expert to internal and external customers of WMHS;
Providing leadership in the areas of Quality, Performance Improvement, Patient Safety, Infection Control and Patient Experience & Culture; and,
Fostering exceptional communications, relationships and outcomes throughout the system.
The Successful Candidate will bring:
A Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
A Masters degree in a related field;
At least ten years of proven and progressive leadership experience;
Expertise in Patient Care Operations, Budgeting, Finance and Quality; and,
Candidates with additional certifications in Quality, Patient Satisfaction and/or Patient Experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please apply by submitting your resume in confidence to email@example.com Include “Vice President, Quality and Patient Safety” in the subject line.
Internal Number: VPQ&PS
About Western Maryland Health System (WMHS)
The Synergy Organization is the recognized leader in providing comprehensive, evidence-based executive search and assessment services. Using our Synergy Screening System®, the results of several healthcare leadership best practices research studies, our extensive healthcare industry experience and the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program standards, we have developed a more accurate way of selecting the right executives for you the first time.