Quality And Patient Safety Specialist

Location
Temple, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 29, 2017
Closes
Sep 28, 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Quality and Patient Safety Specialist supports the achievement of the quality and patient safety priorities through quality assurance (QA), quality management/control (QC), and quality improvement (QI) projects and facilitates the medical staff peer review and compliance with regulatory requirements related to organizational performance improvement.

The Quality and Patient Safety Specialist Assists staff and management in determination of patient safety indicators, identifies regulatory obligations and assures organization is addressing. Identifies opportunities for QI, QA, or QC activities, works with medical and clinical leadership to organize, design, and present reports on quality and patient initiatives. Participants in the Medical Staff Peer Review Program and serves as the key leader and facilitator of the Quality and Patient Safety plan.

The ideal Quality and Patient Safety Specialist candidate must have project management knowledge and application of quality tools and a working knowledge of key quality and regulatory organizations (JCAHO, IHI, NAHQ, NCQA); possesses strong communication skills and effectively shares info vertically & horizontally in the organization. Candidate must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of information acquired in the course of duties and demonstrates expert knowledge in the QI initiative assigned including purpose of initiative, key elements, indicators, reporting, problem resolution and communicating results.

Location/Facility Baylor Scott & white Medical Center Temple TX
For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.
Specialty/Department/Practice Quality Improvement
Shift/Schedule Full Time Day Shift
Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes*:
• Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
• 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
• Tuition Reimbursement
• PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!
• Graduate of an accredited RN School of Nursing is required. Masters' degree is preferred
• RN license is required
• CertifiedProfessional in Healthcare Quality┬«(CPHQ) certification preferred
• 2+ years' experience is required