Carilion Clinic Vice President of Clinical Advancement and Patient Safety in Roanoke, Virginia

Job Summary

Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit integrated clinic serving nearly one million people in Virginia through a large medical group, hospitals, outpatient specialty centers and advanced primary care practices. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion is committed to improving outcomes, access and services for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research.

An outstanding leadership opportunity has become available within Risk Management Administration at Carilion Medical Center located in Roanoke, Virginia. The Vice President of Clinical Advancement and Patient Safety will be a member of Carilion Clinic’s senior leadership team, reporting directly to the President of Carilion Medical Center. The VP, Clinical Advancement and Patient Safety will partner with senior leaders in developing high-level strategic initiatives to ensure the advancement of quality care and patient safety. The VP will also ensure the provided quality of care and patient experience meet the standards that have made Carilion Clinic a leader in healthcare.

Considered candidates will have a track record of developing and implementing proactive strategic initiatives and integrated approaches to ensure positive patient outcomes as measured by key performance indicators. Must have the ability to articulate strategic vision and influence others through consensus building and collaborative leadership. Additional qualifications include superior analytical, interpersonal and communication skills with a proven capacity for building credibility, role modeling collegiality and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Experience in mentorship, facilitation, multi-disciplinary team-building and conflict resolution skills are required.

Based in Roanoke Virginia, we offer compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach programs. Join and guide a team of caring individuals who embrace and reflect our values‐commUNITY, courage, commitment, compassion, and curiosity‐in all that we do. And realize the advantages of professional stability, strong technological resources, and true advancement potential.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Master’s degree in health care, nursing, business or related field required.

Experience: Ten (10) years demonstrating progressively responsible leadership experience roles in health care, physician practice management large hospital or health system or operations management required.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Licensed as appropriate to the position in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Other Minimum Qualifications: Proactive strategic planner with highly focused project management skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus. Must be a well-organized and self-directed individual. Must relate to people at all organizational levels and possess excellent communication skills. Serves as a mentor; excellent facilitation and conflict resolution skills. Experience in leadership of teams or projects beyond a departmental level required. Proficient computer skills required.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY: Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage: Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity: Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

Requisition Number: 21838

Employment Status: Full time

Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital


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As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve.

Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large award-winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

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