Contra Costa Health Services is searching for a leadership-oriented physician to operate as the lead physician for safety, quality and performance improvement activities at Contra Costa Reginal Medical Center. This physician will report directly to the Hospital Medical Director and work closely with the Director of Inpatient Nursing and the nursing directors of the quality and performance improvement department.
Duties to include:
Serve as the lead physician in the hospital for matters related to the safety and quality of patient care
Partner with quality department to develop our annual safety plan focused on improving outcomes and reducing harm
Partner with Hospital Medical Director on matters related to safety and operational effectiveness for the institution
Participation and management in leadership activities related to quality and safety including, but not limited to, daily safety huddles and monthly patient safety and performance improvement meetings
Actively organize and participate in the investigation and management of root cause analysis
Participate in regulatory activities such as state and federal survey activity by the various regulators of the hospital
Provide regular reports to administration, medical staff and the Board of Supervisors on the status of safety activities in the hospital
Participate in high priority quality issues in ambulatory
Participate in regulatory activities including all survey and compliance activities for the hospital and clinics
Leadership participation in value-based initiatives such as QIP
License Required: Possession of a valid physician license issued by the Medical Board of California, and a Board Certification in the specialty applicable for the assignment.
Experience: Three years of full-time experience, or its equivalent, in the practice of medicine. One year in a responsible administrative capacity applicable for the assignment is desirable.
Our mission is to care for and improve the health of all people in Contra Costa County with special attention to those who are most vulnerable to health problems.
Contra Costa Health Services is the largest department of County government, employing more than 3,500 individuals. Only 13% of the CCHS budget is from local tax resources. The remaining 87% is supported by federal and state funding programs, such as Medi-Cal and Medicare as well as program grants and fees.
We provide high quality services with respect and responsiveness to all.
We are an integrated system of health care services, community health improvement and environmental protection.
We anticipate community health needs and change to meet those needs.
We work in partnership with our patients, cities and diverse communities, as well as other health, education and human service agents.
We encourage creative, ethical and tenacious leadership to implement effective health policies and programs.