Director of Quality & Outcome

    Published
    August 3, 2020
    Location
    Houston, Texas
    Category
    Job Type
    State
    Texas
    Region
    Southwest

    Description

    United Pro Search is seeking candidates for a Director of Quality & Outcomes for la leading magnet hospital located in Houston, TX.
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    Salary Range: $120,000 - $150,000
    Bonus eligible up to 14%
    Relocation Assistance

    •What are the top priorities for the new director to address? We would like the Director to create a partnership with nursing to drive patient safety in creative ways.
    •How is the organization currently doing in terms of outcomes, patient satisfaction, HCAHPS? We are doing well. Our Inpatient HCAHPS is currently at 77.1. We would like a Director that is familiar with all the areas represented under this dept umbrella to assess current work distribution and to recommend new ideas and creative solution to have nursing and Quality working better together to improve patient care. The right candidate will be familiar with Leapfrog and Vizient.
    •How long has the role been open? The position has been open for about 45 days. We have a current Director of HIM that has also been serving as the Director over this area. As we grow, we are adding this new role.
    •Number of beds: We are licensed for 178 beds.
    •We are on a journey to achieve MAGNET designation.
    •Number of FTEs in Dept: 8

    Number of Managers reporting to Director: 0
    •Does the Director have to have an RN degree: YES
    •What title does the position report to: CEO/CNO
    •Issues that need to be addressed in the first year: We would like the Director to create a partnership with nursing to drive patient safety in creative ways. Upon hire the Director will need to evaluate staff and functions to ensure dept is set up for maximum performance. The right candidate will be familiar with data analytics and will be very computer literate.
    •This position will oversee 8 FTEs, including, accreditation, infection control, risk, and concurrent quality review.
    •Looking for an experienced Director who can evaluate current structure, staff and continue to build the quality of our care.

    This position will oversee 8 FTEs, including, accreditation, infection control, risk, and concurrent quality review. We are looking for an experience director that can evaluate current structure, staff and continue to build the quality of their care our Hospital.

    Job Summary
    The Director Quality & Outcomes position is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction, oversight, and coordination of quality functions that may include but are not limited to patient safety, clinical outcomes, risk management, infection control, performance improvement, quality issues, external reporting, and regulatory compliance. This position regularly collaborates with medical staff, hospital leadership, and outside agents to collect and analyze hospital data, implement strategies and manage outcomes to provide cost effective, quality safe healthcare delivery.

    Education Requirements:
    oMaster’s or higher degree in a related field required
    oBachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing strongly preferred

    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
    oFive years of management experience in a healthcare environment; for internals, three years management experience in healthcare with HM performance that demonstrates leadership responsibility
    oTwo years of experience in hospital Quality/Performance Improvement with demonstrated experience in understanding and executing performance improvement concepts and activities and regulatory surveys preparation

    CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
    oRN preferred: Texas RN license or temporary TX RN license, should obtain permanent license within 90 days. Compact license acceptable according to current Board of Nursing requirements.
    oCertified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) through the National Association for Healthcare Quality, Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) through the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, or other nationally recognized certification in quality, patient safety, regulatory, risk, or related area

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