Clinical Specialist - Quality and Safety

 
Position: Clinical Specialist - Quality and Safety

Job ID: 155534

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO PATIENT CARE SERVCS ADMIN

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8A - 5P

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Clinical Specialist (Quality and Safety) -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will demonstrate theoretical and clinical expertise in the physical, psychosocial, developmental, and educational aspects of nursing care for specified patient populations and their families as outlined in the unit profiles. The Clinical Specialist works interdependently with and independently of the multi-disciplinary team. The Clinical Specialist is dedicated to promoting optimal patient/family care with the ultimate goal of enhanced patient/family outcomes.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

  • Master’s degree in nursing required
  • RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing or Nursing Licensure Compact required
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
  • 4 years nursing experience for specified patient population required


Qualifications:

  • Collaborates with the health care team to assist in planning, implementation of and evaluation of the treatment approach utilizing theoretical knowledge, sound judgment and problem-solving
  • Acts as a clinical resource to staff and other members of the health care team seeking to improve quality and safety of patient care
  • Provides consultative services to health care providers, patient, families within the institution
  • Serves as an educational resource for the patient and family, community and other health care professionals
  • Participates in the efforts of the Quality Outcomes Program and/or unit-based quality initiatives by coordinating, developing, implementing, and monitoring quality initiatives that promote clinical outcomes and demonstrate nursing excellence
  • Supports and facilitates the attainment of institutional goals and strategic plan


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