When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email . An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.
The Chief Quality Officer is responsible for direction, coordination, and oversight of quality improvement, risk management, regulatory compliance, patient safety, system transformation and performance improvement functions for Cook County Health (CCH), including two hospitals, one of which is the John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County; an ambulatory and community health network comprised of multiple clinics; an infectious disease ambulatory center, a correctional healthcare facility, Health Plan Services which includes CountyCare, a managed care organization, and the Cook County Department of Public Health. The mission of CCH is to provide high quality, safe care to the residents of Cook County regardless of ability to pay.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (D.O.) degree OR a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration or other health related field from an accredited college or university with three (3) years of experience directing and/or leading Quality Department or Program in a health system or safety net hospital
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in progressively more responsible healthcare leadership positions
Experience in an academic or large teaching facility that incorporates both hospital and ambulatory sites
Experience with and knowledge of federal, state and local requirements
Experience in managing and working towards achieving quality related awards (i.e., Magnet, Baldridge, etc.).
Ten years of experience in progressively more responsible healthcare leadership regarding Quality Improvement Initiatives
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or Health Care Quality Management (HCQM)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge and experience in directing/leading a quality improvement program in a multi-site health system or equivalent setting
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with hospital regulatory and accreditation requirements
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in performance improvement techniques, leading and training in performance improvements
Working knowledge and expertise with Root Cause Analysis development
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office
Excellent communication skills to prepare written materials and to correspond with administrative personnel, System personnel and the general public
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking and conflict management/resolution skills
Ability to consistently support quality and patient safety by maintaining confidentiality, protecting the assets of the System, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements and System policies and procedures
Ability to organize priorities and workflows to meet deadlines and project targets Highly developed interpersonal skills
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
* Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
* Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
* Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11).
Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
* A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
Must successfully meet the credentialing standards established by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to include a State of Illinois MD license and any other license, certification, or specialized training, etc. no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate's start date
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspectof County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 260643
About Cook County Health
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER