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Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Banning, CA

Organization: San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital
Category: Director
Location: Banning, CA
Date Job Posted: October 2, 2020
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Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

* 1855
Performance Improvement (PI)
Full Time, Day Shift, 8:00am-4:30pm
Contact: Rynda Drennan


The Director of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety has oversight responsibility for the design and implementation of the organization’s hospital-wide Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Programs and related functions, monitoring accreditation compliance throughout the organization to achieve and maintain a state of “continuous survey readiness”, and provide direction and leadership to the Environment of Care/Safety Committee and all related activities involving environmental and patient safety.

The Director works collaboratively with senior leadership, physicians, risk management, nursing, pharmacy, and leadership to develop and implement a best-in-class hospital quality and safety program, and to ensure regulatory compliance and accreditation. Works closely with the Chief Medical Officer to develop, monitor, and educate others on the use do patient data systems that drive improvement and reporting of the patient outcomes through the use for evidence-based data and scorecards. Provides leadership in the development of a culture of safety and the measurement of the quality of care identifying opportunities and strategies for performance improvement.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Health Science, Healthcare Administration or related field. Masters preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Preferred Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Experience: At least 5 years’ of relevant acute-care hospital experience in quality, patient safety, regulatory compliance and accreditation, and performance and quality improvement. Prior experience in Performance Improvement/Quality/Patient Safety required. Current Working Knowledge of CIHQ Accreditation Standards, the CMS Conditions of participation, and the California Title 22 Regulations. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Above average computer skills in Microsoft office, Word and Excel.



Contact: Rynda Drennan, 951-769-2167

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