Family Centered Care Specialist

 
Position: Family Centered Care Specialist

Job ID: 144585

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Guest Services

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture atinfinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Family Centered Care Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide leadership and support in the education, advocacy and programmatic activities that promote and enhance family- centered care (FCC) throughout the organizations Integrated Delivery System. You will also coordinate ways in which patients and families can contribute to the mission, values, safety, quality and delivery of care for the business.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Promote family-centered care throughout the organization and serve as a resource for best practices 
  • Formally coordinate parent and patient involvement on hospital initiatives 
  • Serves as a liaison to hospital patients, family advisory groups, and family and children advisory boards 
  • Provide family perspective on hospital committees, projects and programs

 

 

 



Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s Preferred 
  • 5 years’ experience required in the child healthcare environment. 
  • Sound knowledge of family-centered care principals and family experiences within the pediatric healthcare system 
  • Have the ability to work independently, experience speaking amongst diverse audiences, strong leadership, communications, interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

 

 

 



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