Job Description

 

Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary

The Quality Management Coordinator (QMC) is accountable for the coordination, implementation and evaluation of Harris Health System assigned quality program. The coordinator works with the Director of Quality to develop the performance improvement plan for the system. 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 Harris Health System Quality 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. Masters degree in nursing or related field is preferred.
c. Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.
d. Cert Prof in Hlth Care Quality: Required within 2 years of hire

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)
Languages: Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)

Other Skills:
Analytical, Design, Medical Terms, P.C, Research, Statistical,
Word Proc

Work Schedule:
Holidays, Flexible, Travel, Hybrid Telecommute

Application Instructions

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