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Senior VP, Chief Quality Officer

Company: Summa Health
Location: Akron
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Vice President, Chief Quality Officer

Akron, Ohio

Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region's top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits.


As the senior clinical executive of Summa Health, leads and reports all clinical quality and patient engagement performance across the health system. This includes patient safety and clinical resource management for all Summa entities including all hospitals, clinical service lines, medical group, homecare/hospice, ambulatory (including surgery) sites, ACO and the health plan.

This leader is responsible for the strategic development and integration of all clinical quality and patient engagement data reporting and analytics throughout the organization.

Provides leadership for the design, development, and integration of programs that support a culture of quality, patient safety, patient engagement and advancing medical management initiatives as well as their ongoing operations. Accountable for a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Interfaces with System Director, Community Relations and Diversity.

Provides leadership to all Chief Medical Officers, Vice Presidents of Medical Affairs and Clinical Chairs throughout the System, and assist with managing the relationships among the various physician activities at Summa Health System.

Provides direction and leadership to Summa Health Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee as well as Antibiotic Stewardship. Leads all quality initiatives for risk management and mitigation activities in the health system. Contributes significantly to all strategic and operational planning of all clinical activity of Summa Health. This leader must be an effective communicator and lead by influence.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Formal Education Required:
  • Physician with an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio, Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) (or eligible to apply for an Ohio license).
  • Non MD/DO candidates with relevant education, experience and training in healthcare quality at a system level may be considered.
  • Board Certified.
  • Advanced training in Quality Improvement and Reporting
  • Lean Six Sigma or another PI degree
  • Experience & Training Required:
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressively responsible clinical leadership experience, preferably in complex health care institution/system.
  • Senior management experience in a complex integrated healthcare delivery system with a managed care plan
  • Clinical experience in the provision of medical care. Active practice experience is a positive.
  • Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:
  • In-depth knowledge of quality healthcare and managed care reporting
  • Possesses knowledge/experience in quality improvement; care management; analytics and their applicability to clinical effectiveness/outcomes management; contemporary management principles; joint commission standards, HEDIS and all CMMI programs
  • Is an expert in outcomes management, quality management, quality improvement, risk management
  • Demonstrated management and leadership experience
  • Superb relationship building skills
  • Professional and personal demeanor characterized by the ability to serve as a facilitator an consensus builder
  • Commits to creating partnership between administration, nursing and medical staff
  • Ability to listen, gather information, influence and assume responsibility for difficult decisions
  • Population Specific Competency:
  • Ability to effectively interact with patients/customers with the understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity

Keywords: Summa Health, Akron , Senior VP, Chief Quality Officer, Executive , Akron, Ohio

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