Quality Management Coordinator - Quality Programs - Ben Taub Hospital
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 157693
The Quality Management Coordinator (QMC) is accountable for the coordination, implementation and evaluation of HCHD assigned quality program. The coordinator works with the Director of Clinical Effectiveness to develop the performance improvement plan for the district. The QMC facilitates implementation of Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence and provides reports relevant to achievement of goals. As Applicable, the QMC is accountable for coordination of the HCHD Quality Recognition Program and targeted outcomes achieved on assigned programs. The QMC provides ensures area care delivery, quality management, and staff utilization patterns are congruent with the Quality framework. The QMC is responsible for creating and maintaining an environment that cultivates exemplary quality programs. As a member of the quality leadership team the QMC establishes a setting that supports professional practice. The QMC ensures compliance with standards established by professional quality organizations, national, state, and local regulatory agencies, and institutional policies and procedures. The QMC is accountable for quality programs that uphold high standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Minimum Qualifications 1. Education/specialized training/licensure: a. Current, valid Texas RN License b. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a bachelor's degree in nursing or related field required. Masters degree in nursing or related field is preferred. Holds at least one on the following in nursing: Bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree. c. Applicable professional certification in administration or clinical specialty is to be completed within two years, if not held at the time of appointment. Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program. Other certificates as required by unit/service.
2. Work experience: Three years of work experience in related clinical area of practice. 3. Management experience: One year related management/leadership experience is required.
Special Requirements Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking) Languages: Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)
Other Skills: Analytical, Design, Medical Terms, P.C, Research, Statistical, Word Proc
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Travel, On Call, Eligible for Telecommute
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.