Quality Improvement Specialist (RN) -Decentralized - Cardiology (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Quality Improvement Specialist (RN) -Decentralized - Cardiology (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 144318

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Cardiology - Administration

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Days

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, a second community hospital opening in 2017. 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 at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Quality Improvement Specialist (RN), Decentralized - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will partner with the Quality Medical Director and departmental leadership to achieve high quality, reliable, and cost-effective

health care.  In this role you will facilitate departmental and cross-departmental strategic projects using methodologies that include, but are not limited to: Root Cause Analysis, Intense Analysis, and Model for Improvement and Six Sigma principles.

 

Preferred: Cardiac Cath Lab knowledge

 

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Responsibilities :

 

 

  • Partners with the medical director/departmental leaders to facilitate/conduct performance improvement and safety activities

 

 

  • Assists with the education and implementation of JCAHO Standards and CMS regulation requirements as they pertain to quality and safety (Quality and Outcomes Dept. will inform of any necessary activity)

 

 

  • Participates in and coordinates committees/task forces/project meetings

 

 

  • Assists with peer review activities as requested by the service

 

 

  • Meets ongoing requirement for education and development

 

 

 



Qualifications:

 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

 

 

  • RN - License -Registered Nurses from Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas

 

 

  • BLS – Certification -Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association

 

 

  • 2 years of professional clinical experience in area of clinical expertise

 

 



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