General Information

Vice President Clinical Performance & Transformation
Sacramento, CA

The California Hospital Association (CHA) is the statewide leader representing and advocating the interests of hospitals, health systems, and other health care providers in California in the legislative and regulatory arenas.  We are seeking a quality policy expert to serve as the lead issue manager for policy and regulatory quality issues.

General Summary

You will use your extensive knowledge of healthcare to collaborate with CHA staff, the Hospital Quality Institute (HQI), and member hospitals to address federal, state, and local regulations and policies that affect the clinical quality of care.  This person will be a resource and provide assistance and guidance to members, staff, and selected committees.  Advocacy responsibilities include reviewing and monitoring assigned bills and draft regulatory language, preparing position letters and comments, providing testimony, and all other aspects of legislative and regulatory advocacy.

Required Qualifications

  • Clinical degree at a Bachelor’s level or higher
  • Master’s degree in health administration, public health, business administration, or other relevant discipline is preferred
  • Minimum of five years’ hospital clinical and/or operational experience
  • Understanding of the federal and state regulatory process
  • Extensive knowledge of healthcare’s critical quality management components, research, best practices, and processes
  • Thorough understanding of the leadership challenges and processes inside hospitals
  • Experience and capability of communicating effectively at the CEO/Board of Directors level
  • Strong collaboration skills and being effective at making the best use of resources and galvanizing people to achieve the overall mission
  • Ability to effectively manage projects, turning concept into reality
  • Exceptional communication skills, including public speaking
  • Ability to manage dynamic and differing needs, interests, and viewpoints of multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced, quickly evolving environment
  • High degree of initiative and problem solving skills


We’re a terrific group of hard-working professionals on a mission to ensure Californians have equitable access to affordable and high quality, medically necessary health care.  We also care for our team members by offering a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, challenging and fun work environment, and a robust wellness program.

If this position sounds like a good fit with your experience and interests, we’d love to hear from you!  Please submit your resume and cover letter to

CHA is an equal opportunity employer.