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Quality Management Coordinator - Quality Programs - LBJ Hospital - Full-Time

at Harris Health System

Posted: 10/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 148010
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Job Description

About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile

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.
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

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

Job Category

Nursing

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