Quality Improvement Specialist

 
Position: Quality Improvement Specialist

Job ID: 149135

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Quality & Outcomes Mgmt.

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, 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 — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll partner with the Quality Medical Director and departmental leadership to achieve high quality, reliable, and cost-effective health care.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

·         Partners with the medical director/departmental leaders to facilitate and 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

·         Participates in and coordinates committees, task forces, and 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

·         Registered Nurses License from the Texas Board of Nurses is required

·         Basic Life Support Certificate from American Heart Association

·         2 years of professional clinical experience in the area of clinical expertise



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