Vice President, Quality - Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
September 21, 2018
Commensurate with experience.
Full Time - Experienced
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (BSLMC), the flagship hospital of renowned Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), is conducting a retained executive search for the Vice President, Quality based in Houston, TX.
With 850 beds, approximately 4,500 employees, over 1,700 physicians and almost $1 billion in net revenue, BSLMC ranks among the best hospitals in the nation for diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, cardiology and heart surgery and is home to the Texas Heart Institute (THI), a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution. For 23 consecutive years, BSLMC and THI have been selected as one of “America’s Best Hospitals in Heart and Heart Surgery” by USNWR.
As the quaternary care facility and primary adult, private teaching hospital of BCM, consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top medical schools with eight departments ranking among the top 20 for NIH funding, BSLMC achieves patient safety measures exceeding the 90th percentile, ranks in the top 10% nationally in Cardiac Surgery Mortality, and has earned a “Grade A” ranking from Leapfrog for 2018.
Reporting directly to the CMO, this VP, Quality is responsible for the development, measurement, implementation and reporting of clinical quality and regulatory compliance strategies to ensure comprehensive quality and care management programs, aligning with the corporate strategies for performance improvement throughout the hospital and related facilities. The desired candidate will have a successful track record leading continuous improvement of quality and safety initiatives across a complex healthcare organization; nursing experience is a decided plus.
Qualified respondents should submit their resume/CV to the search firm as follows:
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care hospital that is part of the Texas Division of CHI St. Luke’s Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD—consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and was the first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area.
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