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Coordinator Quality Improvement - Sulphur Springs

DescriptionQuality 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.RequirementsCurrent Texas Nursing licenseMinimum Education Required: Associate degree. Bachelor's preferredWork history in the clinical or hospital settingAt least 3-5 years' acute care medical surgical nursing experience preferredStrong critical thinking skillsAbility to identify high risk clinical situations, outcomes. Knowledge of Quality processes, regulatory and accreditation standards/regulationsExcellent keyboard/computer skillsKnowledge of clinical databasesExcellent communication skillsOrganizational skillsWorks independentlyAbility to communicate with physicians and other healthcare providersAbility to instruct clinical staffProfessional in all interactions


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