Job Summary Program Manager, Quality Performance Improvement The Program Manager Quality Performance Improvement (PM, QPI) is accountable for system level operational, quality initiatives and program management of assigned performance improvement programs. This manager works with executive leadership and administrative directors to translate system quality strategic plans and policies into a plan suitable to meet the unique operational needs. The PM QPI leads development, implementation and evaluation of PI initiatives and plans and provides reports relevant to achievement of goals. Initiatives led at the Harris Health System Level by PMQPIs include, but are not limited to: (1) Internal Quality Measures Reporting, (2) External Quality Measures Reporting, (3) Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Working Groups, (4) Quality Program Operational Initiatives and Programs, (5) Quality Initiatives Emerging from Clinical Care/Service Line Committees.
Degrees: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field required. Master's degree in Nursing or related field is preferred. Holds at least one (1) of the following in Nursing: Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral degree.
Licenses & Certifications: Registered Nurse; Current in the State of Texas Applicable professional certification in administration or clinical specialty is to be completed within two (2) years, if not held at the time of appointment. Other certificates as required by unit/service.
Work Experience: Three (3) years work experience in related clinical area of practice
Management Experience: One (1) year of Project Management leadership experience
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking), Writing/Correspondence, Writing/Reports
Proficiencies: MS Word, Personal Computer
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Design, Medical Terminology, Research, Statistical
Work Schedule: Flexible, Holidays, On-Call, Eligible for Telecommute, Travel, Weekends
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.