VP of Quality & Patient Safety in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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VP of Quality & Patient Safety

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Directors and Managers • Job ID: 02531-109263

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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Here at Methodist Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

We offer you a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • 401k Matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment Program

We are seeking a VP of Quality & Patient Safety for Methodist Hospital.  The VP of Quality/Risk and Patient Safety is responsible for the design, planning, leadership, implementation, and evaluation of the MHS Quality Program in concert with the hospital(s) Mission, Vision and Values, Code of Conduct and Strategic Plan. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

What You Will Do In Your Role:

  • Develops, implements, analyzes and evaluates programs related to organizational/nursing quality and risk management, medical staff performance measurement and improvement, and infection control. 
  • Plans the use, development and acquisition of databases and other information systems related to the collection, analysis and reporting of organizational and medical staff quality/risk/infection control data. 
  • Manages personnel to include interviewing, work allocation, orientation and training, staff development, problem resolution, evaluating performance, making recommendations for personnel actions, and motivating employees to achieve peak performance. 
  • Collaborates with senior nursing leadership, Administration, and other MHS departments to improve the quality of patient care provided and enhance the Methodist Healthcare image and reputation within the community and region. 
  • Keeps abreast of national quality initiatives, trends and requirements. Oversees and facilitates initiatives related to Public Reporting measures; action planning for success. 
  • Communicates, collaborates and negotiates with employees at all levels throughout the organization, health care consumers, federal and state officials, accrediting bodies and other business contacts. 


What qualifications you will need:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or related healthcare discipline. 
  • 7 years clinical and managerial experience in a healthcare setting at least three of which are related to quality. 
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills required. 
  • TQM training and experience is preferred. 
  • Experience in utilizing word processing, spreadsheets, clinical systems and databases. 
  • Current Texas State licensure in a clinical profession; registered nurse preferred.
  • Certification as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality is desirable.


Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.




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