Medical Director - Experience, Safety and Quality Opportunity

Trinity Health
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Apr 26, 2021
Apr 26, 2022
General Practice
Full Time
Position Type

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s (MHSM) has an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Medical Director over Experience, Safety and Quality to join our team located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 


This role will provide physician leadership and oversight for the development and improvement of Experience of Care, Safety and Quality programs at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s and will serve as a visible champion of MHSM’s commitment to Zero Harm. This dyad role will work in a matrixed relationship with Trinity Health Michigan and hospital executives and will partner with department leaders, frontline colleagues and providers to ensure Mercy Health Saint Mary’s continues to have the highest quality and safety outcomes.


The selected physician will fill this full time, 1.0 FTE role – 0.5 FTE Medical Director and 0.5 FTE Clinical.


Applicants must have a minimum requirement of five years clinical experience and must be dedicated to a mission of excellence in patient satisfaction and best clinical outcomes. Training or certification in formal performance/process improvement methodologies and safety science (e.g. Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Professional In-Patient Safety, etc.) is preferred. Physicians must be Board Certified in their specialty within five years of completion of residency.


This is an exciting opportunity for the right Medical Director over Experience, Safety and Quality to be part of our team at Mercy Health Saint Mary's.





Mercy Health Saint Mary’s offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including:


  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Long and short term disability
  • Malpractice insurance with tail
  • 403(b) plan
  • Flex plan
  • Vacation and CME
  • Relocation assistance provided




Mercy Health Saint Mary’s – Grand Rapids, Michigan is an integrated network of health care excellence offering a unique combination of capabilities to deliver a health care experience that is more complete and personally satisfying.  Our commitment to offer the latest technology and most highly skilled physicians in a holistic, patient-centered environment has made us a progressive leader in many areas: from The Lacks Cancer Center, the region’s sole, dedicated cancer treatment facility, to the Hauenstein Center housing both inpatient and outpatient neurological services under one roof, to Saint Mary’s Southwest, providing a seamless health care experience.  Mercy Health Saint Mary’s is at the leading edge of advanced medicine.


Mercy Health Saint Mary's is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States.  Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.


For more information on Mercy Health Saint Mary's, visit





Grand Rapids, Michigan, situated on the Grand River in picturesque and Travel Channel-destination, West Michigan -- is the second largest city and fastest growing economy in the state, with a metropolitan population of over one million.


Residents enjoy a beautiful, family-oriented, physically active community known for excellent schools, low crime rate, and abundant cultural and recreational opportunities.  Located just 25 miles from the renowned shoreline of Lake Michigan, it is an easy commute to Chicago or Northern Michigan, frequently featured in travel magazines.


Noted local institutions include the Frederic Meijer Gardens (home to the world’s largest sculpture park), the Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum, John Ball Zoo, Van Andel Arena, Fifth-Third Ballpark, the Grand Rapids Symphony, Grand Rapids Ballet, and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum.  Once known as “Furniture City,” its cadre of microbreweries has earned it the title, “Beer City, USA.”


Grand Rapids is host to a number of national events, including a stop on the LPGA Tour and the annual ArtPrize, the largest art competition in the world.  We’re also known as one of the world’s most philanthropic communities, due much in part to being the corporate home to Amway, Meijer, and GE Aviation, among many others.


For more information on Grand Rapids, visit

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