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Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality

Adventist Health
Roseville, California


Adventist Health is a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health delivery system headquartered in Roseville, California, serving communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington.  Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides compassionate community care.

The Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality is a newly formed role and provides a critical leadership role at the system level, accountable for leading, developing and deploying a comprehensive High Reliability Organization (HRO) program, best practices and standardization of process as it relates to clinical quality and patient safety.

Candidate Qualities and Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree is assumed. A Master’s degree in healthcare or business administration and/or a clinical discipline is required.  Registered Nurse qualification is helpful and would require a CA license within six months of hire, but other clinical backgrounds will be strongly considered.
  • CPHQ and/or Patient Safety Certification strongly preferred.
  • Must have seven or more years of increasing responsibility in leadership/oversight of quality and patient safety with at least three of those years being in a healthcare system. Experience in building or leading an HRO is highly desired.
  • Training in project management/lean or sigma training.
  • Experience in an integrated healthcare delivery system is ideal.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills to develop effective, collaborative and productive working relationships and partnerships with all levels of management and staff in the organization.
  • Ability to influence results and tactfully manage complex relationships and influences within and across the organization and system.
  • Well-developed management skills, including the ability to recruit, retain, coach, mentor and direct a high performing team.

We would appreciate receiving recommendations or nominations of qualified candidates and applications of personal interest. For more information please contact us via e-mail at:


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