HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director of Quality & Risk - Clinical Outcomes (FT Days) in San Antonio, Texas

*All of our Methodist Healthcare hospitals have earned recognition as 2013 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.

In addition, Methodist Healthcare is the only hospital system in San Antonio to receive this “Top Performer” status. *

Being named a “Top Performer” shows we understand what matters most to our patients is safe, effective care. That’s why Methodist Healthcare’s team of 8,000 employees and medical staff of more than 2,700 credentialed physicians are committed to accreditation and to positive patient outcomes through evidence-based care processes.

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General Statement of Duties: Responsible for planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the performance improvement program for Methodist Hospital. Provides leadership and guidance for quality assessment and performance improvement across all hospital departments. Works under the direction of the VP, Performance Improvement and with other senior leaders to achieve goals and objectives under the quality pillar for Methodist Hospital and the Methodist Healthcare System.

Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics: 1. Education:Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related healthcare discipline. /(Note: A related discipline may include Healthcare Administration or Business Administration)/

  1. Experience:Three to five years clinical and management experience in a healthcare setting at least two of which are related to performance improvement. Demonstrated leadership and management skills required. Experience in utilizing word processing, spreadsheets, clinical systems and databases required.

  2. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service
    line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

  3. Preferred:CQI training and experience is preferred.

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

  1. Required:Current Texas licensure in a clinical discipline

  1. Preferred:Licensed as Registered Nurse; Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)

Job Description Appendix A: Physical Requirements Environmental and Physical Demands/Hazardous Conditions: WORKING CONDITIONS

( X ) INSIDE: Spends approximately 40 hours or more per week inside. ( ) OUTSIDE: Spend approximately _ hours per week outside (driving/running work related errands). ( ) BOTH: The activities occur inside and outside in approximately equal amounts. WORK POSITIONS: (defined in 5% increments of work time): Sitting 50%_ Standing25% Walking_ 25%_ = 100%

_LIFTING/CARRYING DEMANDS: _Ability to lift, push and pull with assistance (mechanical or co worker) the weight of an average patient/heaviest object specific to the department.

( X ) SEDENTARY WORK: Lifting 10 lbs. maximum and occasional lifting and/or carrying articles. ( ) LIGHT WORK: Lifting 20 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying articles weighing up
to 10 lbs. ( ) MEDIUM WORK: Lifting 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects
Weighing up to 25 lbs. ( ) HEAVY WORK: Lifting 100 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects
weighing up to 50 lbs. ( ) VERY HEAVY WORK: Lifting objects in excess of 100 lbs. with frequent lifting and/or carrying of
objects weighing more than 50 lbs.

Title: Director of Quality & Risk - Clinical Outcomes (FT Days)

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 02531-62754