Responsible for providing effective leadership and program direction to the quality resource management division of the Quality Management Services Department. Provides for the development, coordination and integration of both the quality and utilization management activities within the pavilion. Acts as an information resource for committees and departments. Works with all Medical Staff Services, Nursing and Allied Health and/or Support services to ensure successful resolution and outcome. Assures that an effective educational program exist within the division that will demonstrate professional competency. Skilled in a leading a diverse group of individuals performing a variety of functions. Serves as a change agent.
Work Experience (Years and Area): Five (5) years clinical experience with at least three (3) in hospital related quality assessment and performance improvement program development inclusive of medical staff performance improvement. Two (2) years in utilization management.
Management Experience (Years and Area): Three (3) years management experience preferably in a clinical setting. Minimum staff compilation. Not less than 6 professionals and other supportive staff.
Equipment Operated: Personal Computer, Fax Machine, Xerox Machine, Window Based Program (i.e. MS Word, Excel, etc).
Special Requirements Communication Skills: Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing /Composing, (Correspondence/ Reports)
Other Skills: Analytical, Design, Mathematics, Research, Statistical, Typing wpm 35-40 Word Processing, P.C.
Work Schedule: Travel, On Call
Other Requirements: May require extended hours in addition to weekend/holidays for special projects. Team player. Ability to plan, organize and successfully implement programs that will not only maintain compliance with established standards but improve systems and/or processes. Working knowledge of externally mandated Quality Management program requirements (state and federal; JCAHO; regulatory and licensing agencies etc). Demonstrated leadership ability. Proven ability to manage complex information and situations successfully.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.