Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Design, Medical Terminology, Research, Statistical

Work Schedule: Flexible, Holidays, On-Call, Eligible for Telecommute, Travel, Weekends

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