Medical Director for Quality – Faculty Practice Group

The Medical Director for Quality is responsible for the quality improvement initiatives of UCLA Health and Medical Groups. You’ll work with leadership and staff to develop quality measurements and strategies and to deliver large, complex performance improvement projects.

The selected candidate will be an MD with management experience who is well-versed in current trends in healthcare transformation and healthcare industry measurement programs. Ideally, you will also have a master’s degree in public health, business administration or health services research. Your experience must include at least 3-5 years with health plans or providers and hands-on knowledge of successful performance improvement programs.

To apply, please send your CV to Robin Epstein Ludewig, Director of Human Resources Planning and Talent Acquisition

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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