HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Vice President - Quality in Thousand Oaks, California

_About HCA___ HCA is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes 166 hospitals and 114 outpatient centers in 20 states and England. At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies.

_HCA Far West_ As part of a strong network of hospitals throughout California and Nevada, HCA Far West is committed to supporting its healthcare professionals and ensuring their growth. Our exclusive and specialty medical services in nine hospitals and six surgical centers throughout two states, provides a full spectrum of primary, acute, tertiary and chronic care for our patients. Our specialized care areas focus on advancing the science of medicine while providing high quality, life-saving technology and patient-focused care.

_Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center_

Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center is a licensed 404 bed acute care facility. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, Los Robles Hospital has the only Level II Trauma Center in Eastern Ventura County and the only Emergency Room in both Los Angeles and Ventura counties coveted EDAP (Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics) rating. In addition, it is the only hospital certified by both counties as a STEMI designated heart attack center for rapid heart attack response and is a certified Primary Stroke Center. With over 600 physicians on its medical staff, representing over 50 medical specialties, Los Robles is proud to be the community’s most trusted resource for health and a regional destination for care.

*_POSITION / JOB SUMMARY:_*__ The Vice President of Quality is responsible for designing, implementing and overseeing all aspects of the quality assurance and performance improvement program within the organization. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, theVice President of Quality will be responsible for the development of an integrated approach to quality and patient safety across the organization as well as all facets ofQuality Management, Risk Management, Medical Staff Services, and Patient Safety. In this regard, s/he will have responsibility for facilitating and coordinating activities in: 1) clinical excellence and patient safety; 2) process improvement and outcomes management; and 3) regulatory readiness. The VP will serve as an expert resource within Los Robles related to clinical quality, patient safety, regulatory and performance improvement issues, and activities related to accreditation. S/he will serve as a member of the senior leadership team of Los Robles and will provide support to the Quality Committee, Medical Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees. *_LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS_*:*__* Minimum: Registered Nurse License *_EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS_*: Minimum: 1. Approximately three to five years experience in quality management. 2. Hospital management of three to five years in dealing with both internal and external customers, medical staff and patients/families. *_ _* *_EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:_* Minimum: Bachelors Degree or equivalent. Preferred: Master’s Degree and CPHQ Certification preferred.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Vice President - Quality

Location: California-Thousand Oaks-Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00048-8929