Kaleida Health and Erie County Medical Center has exclusively retained Phillips DiPisa to lead a national search to recruit the Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer in Buffalo, NY.
Kaleida Health and Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) are the founding members of the Great Lakes Health System of Western New York, a not-for-profit, community-based health system.
Kaleida Health is the largest healthcare provider in the Western New York Region and includes Buffalo General Medical Center, Gates Vascular Institute, DeGraff Memorial Hospital, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital and John R. Oishei Children's Hospital. In 2018, Kaleida Health acquired the Upper Alleghany Health System. ECMC, a regional trauma center, is one of the area’s leading healthcare providers and includes an advanced academic medical center with 573 inpatient beds, more than 30 outpatient specialty care services and a 390-bed LTC facility.
The Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer (CQO) will:
Provide leadership over the continued development and implementation of a robust quality management program across the health system.
Partner with key physicians and operational leaders to provide an overall clinical perspective for network-wide quality initiatives.
Collaborate with the executive leadership teams across Kaleida Health and ECMC, department chairs, medical staff, nursing and risk management to implement and monitor quality initiatives, design/enhance existing quality measurement systems, enhance safety efforts and oversee regulatory compliance.
The chosen physician leader will possess experience in the following areas:
Providing inpatient quality leadership within a high performing quality team within a multi-hospital and/or healthcare delivery system.
Utilizing advanced clinical technologies to drive operational efficiencies and outcome improvement.
Ability to translate broad strategies into specific tactical objectives.
Strong knowledge of national trends within quality and performance improvement.
Will hold an MD or DO as well as Board Certification.
Known as the “City of Good Neighbors,” Buffalo, is a thriving community with all of the conveniences of being New York State’s second largest city. Buffalo offers a variety of attractions including professional sports, cultural and outdoor activities. The waterfront is popular to explore by kayak, canoe, water bike or boating and also hosts many outdoor concerts and annual events. Whether residents and visitors enjoy world class skiing, hiking, outdoor activities, trips to Toronto or Niagara Falls, the Buffalo area offers something for everyone.
Interested candidates may request additional information and submit a resume to:
Stephanie Odorisio, Senior Consultant
Phillips DiPisa & Associates
Internal Number: 24242
About Phillips DiPisa on behalf of Kaleida Health
Phillips DiPisa is a retained executive search firm serving the healthcare and life sciences industries. Ranked as one of the top healthcare recruiting firms in the country, Phillips DiPisa is known for being Leaders in Recruiting Leaders by its growing base of clients across the country, drawing on a national pool of candidates.