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  Days (rotating weekends) 
Category: Directors and Managers • Job ID: 01588-113050

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SHIFT: Days (rotating 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
  • Leadership Incentive Bonus
  • Relocation Bonus

We are seeking a VP of Quality & Patient Safety for Methodist Hospital – Specialty & Transplant.  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 Specialty and Transplant has been nationally recognized for its record setting kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs. It is home to the Texas Transplant Institute and is the largest living donor kidney transplant program in the US. According to the United Network of Organ Sharing database, the center reached a major milestone in 2019 by performing 231 living donor kidney transplants in a single year setting a new national record - that’s 65 more transplants than the second center on the list.


In addition to transplant care, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant is a full service hospital with over 260 beds that provides specialized services for liver cancer care, emergency care, weight loss surgery, urology surgery, vascular surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, colorectal surgery and behavioral health care. It is a designated Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13+, serving as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant prides itself on providing the highest quality of patient care possible as proven by their consecutive Grade A scores from the Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade survey and ranking in the nation’s top quartile for patient experience. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant 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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