Coordinator Quality Improvement - Sulphur Springs

Quality Coordinator facilitates and coordinates the hospital-wide Quality initiatives for CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs and the CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic- Sulphur Springs Provider Based clinics, and coordinates participation in regional and CHRISTUS Systems Quality initiatives. Responsible for the overall performance activities of the organization including structure, process development, and education. Serves as a focal point for the gathering of information required by the Quality program, and documents of all program activities. Creates and incorporates a value framework that encourages teamwork, involvement, and dedication toward excellence. Will have experience in the hospital or clinical setting. An understanding of patient care delivery, Quality theory and practices, risk assessment and mitigation, patient safety principles and related clinical performance improvement strategies is important. Will work collaboratively with the Risk Management team to resolve patient care events and support improvement opportunities. The candidate may interact with leadership and providers during implementation phase of action items. The position requires that the incumbent support the most reasonable cost effective and efficient means for event resolution.
Current Texas Nursing license
Minimum Education Required: Associate degree. Bachelor's preferred
Work history in the clinical or hospital setting
At least 3-5 years' acute care medical surgical nursing experience preferred
Strong critical thinking skills
Ability to identify high risk clinical situations, outcomes. Knowledge of Quality processes, regulatory and accreditation standards/regulations
Excellent keyboard/computer skills
Knowledge of clinical databases
Excellent communication skills
Organizational skills
Works independently
Ability to communicate with physicians and other healthcare providers
Ability to instruct clinical staff
Professional in all interactions
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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