Quality Improvement Coord

Cook Children's Health Care System Fort Worth, TX
Summary: This position supports quality and safety designed to improve patient outcomes and reduce risk of patient harm. This position will also be called upon to assist in coaching others in methods that will improve safety and quality of care. The Quality Improvement Coordinator is the lead team member in developing regular statistical reports, data gathering and data management and ad hoc statistical reports, as related to quality projects and initiatives at CCMC. In addition, this position will be called upon to facilitate quality teams, chair groups and subgroups and will be expected to work closely with all staff hospital-wide on specific quality projects. This person works closely with Information Technology to support EMR development, audit and report quality efforts. In addition, the Quality Improvement Coordinator may support, facilitate and or lead internal and external multidisciplinary improvement projects which may include auditing and data submission for SPS, NSQIP, CHA, CHAT and other collaboratives as indicated. This position may lead the operations of these projects, support the education of staff and serve as subject matter expert regarding safety and improvement science.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required with a minimum of 3 years clinical nursing experience, 3 years quality improvement, education, or process improvement experience.
  • Master's in business or a health related field a plus.
  • Must have understanding of Quality Improvement methodology and be knowledgeable in data collection and analysis.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to work with all members of the health care team to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Must be able to adapt to changing healthcare environment and requirements.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in use of word processing applications, spreadsheet programs, database applications, and use of web-based technology to find resource information.


Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:

  • Valid Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse.
  • Requires Quality or Patient Safety Certification within 3 years of date of hire.


Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet