The University of Texas Medical Branch RN Quality Management Specialist - Quality Management (Galveston) in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent; Master’s degree in a clinical field, health management, or health-related field preferred.
  • Three (3) years of experience which includes one year experience in quality management and process improvement or comparable experience.
  • Specialty certification in quality or process improvement preferred.

JOB SUMMARY:

To work with staff and leaders throughout the organization to serve as a facilitator of quality assessment activities to one or more clinical departments. Identify opportunities and solve problems relating to quality/performance improvement and to meet regulatory and accreditation requirements. Coordinates reporting from hospital department’s quality management and improvement programs, ensuring compliance with the Hospital Performance Improvement Plan, the individual Quality Improvement Plans for hospital departments and requirements from government and accrediting bodies.

Specific Job Related Duties

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Organizes quality management activities for one or more clinical and hospital departments

  • In collaboration with clinical staff and leadership, participates in the monitoring, reporting, and improvement activities related to clinical guidelines, healthcare quality/safety initiatives, accreditation and regulatory requirements.

  • Researches and identifies process improvements and helps to set standards and define best practices for assigned departments.

  • Organizes, attends and facilitates departmental quality management meetings and attends Mortality and Morbidity conferences.

  • Uses data to assist departments in making process changes.

  • Educates and assists clinical departments in developing appropriate ongoing quality management/monitoring programs.

  • Ensures compliance of areas of responsibility with CMS and Joint Commission requirements.

  • Facilitates continuous process improvement teams using the Plan Do Study Act (PDSA) or Focus Analyze Develop and Execute (FADE) methodology

  • Facilitates proactive and reactive patient safety activities including Root Cause Analyses (RCA), Failure Mode Effects Analyses (FMEA) and Sentinel Event Alerts in regard to the facilitation process, planning, implementation and evaluation of effectiveness of process changes.

Closing Statement

The salary range for this position is $58,320/yr - $87,480/yr commensurate with experience.

The pay band for this position is CS22

Closing Statement

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Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: RN Quality Management Specialist - Quality Management (Galveston)

Job ID: 53260

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: HOSPT