Vice President - Quality (Ref#012)

  • Houston, TX
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2021-09-07 19:14:29Z

OVERVIEW

The hospital offers a wide range of services, including emergency care, behavioral health, cardiovascular care, and women’s services. The facility has earned many awards and accreditations for the quality of its services, such as the Gold Seal of Approval and recognition as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures from The Joint Commission. Staff members say the welcoming environment, effective communication, and opportunities to learn new skills make this a great place to work.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Ability to both maintain appropriate reporting structure relationship with division as well as hold strong ties to their respective facility.
  • Facilitate the growth of hospital knowledge regarding quality and high reliability, including the dissemination and implementation of “best practices” across the facility.
  • Lead facility-wide standardization in targeted process improvement initiatives, and evaluate success through pre-established criteria and measurement tools. Support division-wide standardization of process improvement initiatives through facility adoption and implementation.
  • Lead proactive patient safety activities to help create facilities that are high reliability organizations, as reflected in reduced errors, elimination of unsafe processes, and increased involvement of staff and physicians toward a culture of safety.
  • Participate in regular analysis of facility quality and risk performance data, and plan steps based on data analysis for ongoing improvement.
  • Ensure the reporting of data to approved third parties, such as Leapfrog, NCDR & STS databases, etc.
  • Serve as a regulatory resource regarding state and federal regulations and standards, including but not limited to CMS, TJC, and CDC. Stay current with NQF, AHRQ, Leapfrog, IHI and other quality performance initiatives.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Master’s degree required.
  • Experience: Minimum of ten years of progressive experience in healthcare, to include minimum of five years of management of individuals, and five years of experience with quality management. 
  • Licensure and Certification: RN License preferred. CPHQ preferred or within 12 months of acceptance of role.

 

BENEFITS

  • Salary Range: $54.79 (5 Years experience) $68.49 (10-15 Years experience) $82.19 (15+ Years experience)

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