Quality Improvement Specialist

Position: Quality Improvement Specialist

Job ID: 151415

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Quality & Outcomes Mgmt.

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, 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.


We are searching for a Quality Improvement Specialist — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll achieve high-quality, cost-effective health care and maintain necessary accreditation status.


Think you’ve got what it takes?


Responsibilities :

  • Produce reports for quality improvement, guidelines, utilizations, and outcomes
  • Educate medical staff departments, administrative staff, and ancillary service departments regarding the tools of performance improvement, methods for measurement, analysis, and reporting
  • Provide medical staff and teams with consulting and analysis services
  • Provide ongoing professional practice evaluations and focused professional practice evaluations
  • Orient new staff to own their area of responsibility
  • Prepare reports on certain activities for informating clinical, operations, and financial stakeholders
  • Prepare agendas, reports, and minutes from meetings
  • Attend performance improvement, medical management, and other committees as scheduled


  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, pharmacy, social sciences, respiratory therapy, health information management, and/or business administration required
  • CPHQ and RN certification preferred
  • 2 years’ clinical and/or quality experience required

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