Evidence Based Practice Specialist

 
Position: Evidence Based Practice Specialist

Job ID: 153259

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: EVIDENCE BASED OUTCOMES CTR

Talent Area: Professional - 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 14,000+ 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 Evidence Based Practice Specialist -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will Integrate the principles of best researched evidence and clinical expertise with patient's unique values and preferences to decrease variation in care, improve patient experience, improve patient outcomes, and lower costs. This position works independently and interdependently with multidisciplinary teams to develop evidence-based clinical standards (e.g. evidence-based guidelines, evidence summaries, or evidence-informed pathways), implement clinical decision support that can be integrated into practice and monitor adherence to outcomes. Scope of practice includes researcher, educator, consultant, clinical expert, administrator, and change agent. This role also uses evidence-based practice and outcomes to achieve optimal patient/family care with the goal of improving patient/family outcomes.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Coordinates the development of evidence-based clinical standards and clinical decision support within the Quality Outcomes & Analytics – Evidence-Based Outcomes Center
  • Develops project plan for the development of evidence-based clinical standards
  • Manages timelines and deliverables associated with clinical standards development
  • Consults in areas of expertise
  • Serves as an educational resource for the hospital, community and other healthcare professionals
  • Facilitates change in clinical practice by reviewing outcomes data with improvement teams, clinicians, administrators, patients/families, and the community at large
  • Acts as a clinical resource to staff and other members of the health care team seeking to improve quality and safety of patient care
  • Supports and facilitates the attainment of institutional goals and strategic plan


Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, nursing or another clinical research related field required
  • 5 years’ experience in healthcare required
  • RN license preferred
  • 3 years’ leadership and quality improvement sciences experience preferred


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