Assistant Director Quality & Outcomes Management

 
Position: Assistant Director Quality & Outcomes Management

Job ID: 148675

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PW - QUALITY

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

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 at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an Assistant Director of Quality and Outcomes Management – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide leadership to the medical staff, hospital leadership, and general staff. The ideal candidate will successfully contribute to and maintain continuity in the planning, development, and implementation of policies, procedures, and standards applicable to the quality and safety program.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Partner with staff, medical staff, and hospital leadership to ensure excellence in the performance improvement, patient safety, outcomes management, and accreditation programs as evident by trend identification and regulatory agency reports of compliance
  • Create and facilitate collaboration and cooperation among diverse groups, people, and professional disciplines to achieve the desired results in improving patient care and safety
  • Provide leadership, education, and direction to the medical staff, hospital leadership, and staff in the development of policies, procedures, and plans necessary for the smooth execution of accreditation requirements set forth by JCAHO and CMS
  • Actively commit to the on-going development of self and department staff to achieve professional goals by coaching, developing, and managing staff to assure continual refinement and development of new skills
  • Demonstrate project management skills by the utilizing the appropriate methodologies, analysis, and facilitation skills
  • Submit monthly report indicating progress on all departmental projects
  • Demonstrate astute fiscal accountability as evidenced by the appropriate projection, management, and justification of resources, which includes personnel, equipment, supplies, and capital expenditures


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or health care related field required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • CPHQ – Certificate of Professional Health Care Quality preferred
  • PROF MGM - Project Management Professional preferred
  • Five years’ experience in performance improvement required
  • Three years’ experience in management required


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