CHA News Article

CHPSO Looking for Quality, Patient Safety Director

The California Hospital Patient Safety Organization (CHPSO) has an immediate need for a director, quality and patient safety. Based in Sacramento, the director will foster multi-facility collaboration for quality improvement and facilitate patient-safety initiatives throughout California. As an expert resource for members, the director will analyze incident reports and root-cause analyses; identify patient-safety best practices, models, and other proven and effective strategies; provide assistance to members seeking to expand their safety efforts; enable peer-to-peer connectivity to facilitate learning and sharing of experiences; and bring practitioners and industry leaders together to share knowledge and foster innovations in quality and patient safety.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in clinical practice and preferably a master’s degree in a related health care field. Find more information at To submit a resume and cover letter (with salary requirement), go to

CHPSO was created by CHA to lead California’s efforts toward eliminating preventable patient harm and improving the quality of health care delivery in hospitals. CHPSO is one of the largest patient-safety organizations in the nation, and has access to data from more than 700 hospitals. CHPSO’s initiatives include providing a collaborative and privileged environment in which hospitals can share data and best practices; analyzing adverse outcomes and developing corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence; developing education materials; and serving as a statewide resource for patient-safety initiatives in California.