Director, Clinical Excellence

Job Description

Job ID: 1185466
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.


The Patient Safety and Clinical Quality team collaborates with all levels of leadership to ensure key methods are utilized to improve all aspects of patient safety, clinical quality, and performance improvement.

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Role Purpose

Ensures key methods are utilized to improve all aspects of patient safety, clinical quality, and performance improvement. Supervises a team of clinical and administrative professionals responsible for developing and deploying patient safety and clinical quality services and support to the organization, which includes: Patient Safety, Infection Control, and Performance Measurement.


  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Develops and implements a framework for an integrated approach to patient safety, infection control, and performance measurement.
  • Performs strategic system analysis and develops strategies for improvement.
  • Performs process and system analysis support, planning, and coordination of error reduction strategies in all patient care areas.
  • Directs, coordinates, and evaluates surveillance, prevention and control programs to improve patient safety and reduce risk to the patients and the organization.
  • Oversees the development and deployment of basic patient safety education, training curriculum, on-going training, employee orientation, and competency testing.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing/Pharmacy/related



  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree
  • - Healthcare Admin/related
    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer