Advanced Quality Specialist / Cancer & Hematology Centers
Medical Center, Houston, TX
Shift and Salary Grade
Shift: 8a - 5p
Salary Grade: 13
To work as part of the Quality & Outcomes Management (Q&OM) Team to achieve high quality, cost-effective health care throughout the Texas Children's Hospital System and maintain necessary accreditation status for the organization (JCAHO, HCFA, NCQA, and other agencies, as needed).
Assists in the coordination of System-wide quality improvements. Educates peers, staff, physicians and others on quality improvement initiatives and process. Participates in and coordinates medical staff/hospital performance improvement activities. Independently Facilitates House wide teams aimed at improving performance. Coordinates external reporting, benchmarking and participation in National Performance Improvement Initiatives.
Knowledge and Skills:
Required for completely satisfactory performance in this job is a working knowledge of JCAHO standards, HCFA requirements, medical staff rules and regulations, utilization management, case management and organizational principles and practices. Required for completely satisfactory performance in this job is the ability to listen and communicate, both verbally and in writing, in the area of quality improvement and health care services. Incumbent must have the ability to take initiative in identifying problems which affect quality, independently problem-solve, cooperatively interact with a variety of people and departments, and work in a team environment. Facilitation and large-scale project management skills are necessary.
Education, Licence and Experience:
The formal education and/or experience required for completely satisfactory performance in this job is:
Completion of an accredited school of nursing program AND Registered and currently licensed by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.
A B.S. or B.A. degree in a related area AND 5 years of experience in performance improvement or quality related experience.
An Associate degree in related field AND 8 years progressive quality experience.
Two years of quality experience at TCH IDS.
The following is preferred:
About Texas Children's
Texas Children's Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. One of the best pediatric hospitals in the United States, Texas Children's Hospital is dedicated to providing the finest possible pediatric patient care, education and research.
Texas Children's is nationally ranked in the top five among children's hospitals by both Child magazine and U.S. News & World Report. The hospital has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthrough developments in the treatment of cancer, diabetes, asthma, HIV, premature babies, and cardiogenic and attention-related disorders.
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