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VP of Quality and Risk Management

LewisGale Medical Center
Salem VA, VA, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Directors and Managers   Job ID: 00005-25066
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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Quality and Risk Management department. Submit your application today!

Our Quality and Risk Management teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan forgiveness program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.


Our team at LewisGale Medical Center is seeking a VP of Quality and Risk Management to join their team! LewisGale Medical Center (LGMC) delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia.  LGMC is a 521-bed acute care facility and is the largest hospital in the LewisGale Regional Health System (LGRHS).  Through our extensive network stretching from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, we have the privilege of serving more than 250,000 patients each year. 


  1. Responsible for the administrative and operational oversight of all hospital (enterprise) performance improvement, quality outcomes, risk reduction/mitigation, infection control, peer review, patient safety, and regulatory management operations.  *
  2. In collaboration with the Quality Management Committee, Executive Officers, Medical Executive Committee, and Board of Trustees, responsible for the development of the hospital’s quality and risk management strategy and annual goals.  *
  3. Leads the Quality and Risk Management Department in the development and application of quality management and risk reduction strategies throughout the hospital.  *
  4. Assumes responsibility for communication and education regarding quality and risk management activities in the organization, as well as the medical community and governing body, and serves as a resource.  *
  5. Responsible for and provides direction to the QRM Department, as well as QM Committee, Peer Review, Infection Control, Outcomes Council, JCAHO Readiness, and Patient Safety Committees.  *
  6. Leads the QM Department within defined financial parameters.  *
  7. Plans, coordinates and monitors comprehensive Medical Staff QI programs as indicated. *
  8. Plans, coordinates and monitors comprehensive hospital QI program; serves as the Chief Clinical Performance Officer representing the facility at the Division and Corporate level. *
  9. Plans, coordinates and monitors hospital quality incentive programs.  *
  10. Serves as an organizational resource for QA/QI, performance improvement, and risk reduction information.  *
  11. Interacts with Executive, Administrative, and Medical Leaders to gain support for QI activities. *
  12. Coordinates and directs activities related to the JCAHO accreditation and continuous readiness, and in collaboration with hospital leadership, ensures that JCAHO deficiencies are addressed and resolved. *
  13. Oversees the Risk Management Program and serves as a Hospital Risk Manager and the Patient Safety Officer. *
  14. Works collaboratively with HCI, legal counsel, and Executive Administration in coordinating and overseeing Risk Management activities. *
  15. Develops, coordinates, and maintains facility occurrence reporting system.  *
  16. Works to expand knowledge of quality bringing new ideas and concepts to LGMC.


Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is a leading healthcare provider with over 31.2 million patient encounters a year at locations in 21 states including the UK. We care about our community! HCA has been continually named one of Ethisphere’s most ethical company’s in the world since 2010. In 2018, HCA spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



Required: Leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills and thorough understanding of quality management theory and process.  Minimum 5 years clinical experience.  Comfortable and skilled at working with stakeholders in the organization.   Knowledge of PC based computer software.

Preferred: Recent hospital leadership; quality and/or risk management exposure through clinical activity, consultative activities, or a managerial role.



Required: BSN.

Preferred: Master’s degree and current Virginia State Licensure.


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