Directs development and implementation of quality management strategies, programs and regulatory compliance. Actively collaborates with physician services, nursing, other allied health professionals, ancillary and support personnel, and operational leadership to promote implementation of evidence-based quality and patient safety initiatives, and to engage Associates at all levels as participants in a continual pursuit of improvement opportunities. Establishes and maintains efficient and reliable mechanisms for monitoring, analysis and reporting of quality outcomes and process improvement initiatives, in alignment with regulatory standards and healthcare best practices for quality and patient safety. Promotes and vigorously supports a comprehensive culture of quality throughout the organization, across all regions, campuses, and departments.
Bachelors in Healthcare Administration, Nursing or a relevant clinical discipline required, with evidence of additional training in PI and Quality
Master's degree preferred
CPHQ ( Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality) or similar certification in quality, preferred
Minimum of five (5) years clinical experience in a hospital setting, including progressive management responsibilities
Two (2) to three (3) years Quality Improvement experience in acute care hospital
Experience with managing organizational change, regulatory compliance, process improvement activities and quality management
Comprehensive knowledge of Nursing and health care practices and techniques
RN license in good standing in state of employment or a compact state, if applicable
CHRISTUS Health System approved Basic Life Support certification
Current Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), or similar quality certification. If not current, then obtained within 2 years
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.