Tampa General Hospital (TGH), located on beautiful Davis Islands in downtown Tampa, FL, is one of the largest and most comprehensive medical centers in Florida, with more than 1,000 beds, 7,000+ employees, and a service area of over four million residents. Our Magnet® facility has been named the Best Hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S.News & World Report, and recognized as one of America's Best Hospitals for 2017-2018 in six specialties, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Pulmonology and Urology. TGH is a level one Trauma Center and a certified Regional Burn Center that excels in the care of critically ill patients.
The Director of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, under the general supervision of the Chief Quality Officer, will be responsible for the following:
Directing the organization-wide quality improvement effort, to include development and maintenance of the institution's performance improvement plan, oversight of external agency surveys, coordination of peer review activities, serious safety event reviews and remediation and collection and reporting of monitoring and evaluation activities
Interviewing, hiring, scheduling, assigning work to and evaluating the work performance of employees supervised
Performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital
Bachelor's degree in Nursing or healthcare related field
A minimum of five years of experience in the quality improvement arena, at least two of which must be in a leadership role
Training and experience in performance improvement and project management
CPHQ and TeamSTEPPS training preferred
To learn more about Tampa General Hospital or to apply, please visit www.tgh.org/careers and search by job number 170001ZX.
Tampa General Hospital is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, Tampa General Hospital is licensed for 1,011 beds, and with approximately 7,300 employees, is one of the region’s largest employers. Tampa General Hospi...tal has been affiliated with the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine since the school was created in the early 1970s. Tampa General is the primary teaching affiliate of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and over 300 residents are assigned to Tampa General Hospital for specialty training in areas ranging from general internal medicine to neurosurgery.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.