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Director-Quality and Safety (Indy Suburban Region)

West Hospital
Date Posted
30 April, 2021
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Full Time
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Director-Quality and Safety (Indy Suburban Region)

Job Description


The Director – Quality and Safety for the Indy Suburban Region will provide strategic, operational and thought leadership to support Indiana University Health System and Regional goals. This leader will be responsible for the development, implementation and execution of the Quality Assessment/Performance Improvement (QAPI) and Infection Prevention (IP) Program(s) within the Region, in collaboration with the Board of Directors, medical staff and senior leadership. They will work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure measurable improvement in health outcomes, prevention of medical errors and reduction of patient harm.

Other opportunities include:

  • Directing, facilitating, and influencing the alignment of clinical quality, patient safety, and infection prevention improvement efforts within the Region by promoting adoption of local and national benchmarking for best practices
  • Ensuring active regional representation and engagement in IU Health System quality, patient safety and infection prevention initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Masters preferred.
  • Physician, Pharmacist or Registered Nurse preferred.
  • 7+ years of relevant experience required.
  • Certification as a Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) is preferred or must obtain within 3 years of employment.
  • Experience building trusting relationships, influencing through indirect authority, and inspiring and aligning diverse stakeholders to achieve a common vision all within a complex, matrix organization is required.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Rapid Cycle PDSA, Lean, Six Sigma or IHI Model for Improvement experience is preferred.

Key Relationships

Reports to: Chief Medical Officer – Indy Suburban Region   

Direct reports: 17 team members


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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