Director of Quality Management/Performance Improvement

Location: El Paso, Texas
Date Posted: 10-09-2018
Job Duties
The professional Neurological ICU RN is the patient and patient's family advocate. He/she consistently applies and utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical skills and leadership to independently deliver safe nursing care to patients. The RN collaborates with the patient care team to achieve quality patient outcomes in alignment with the Hospital mission and Methodist Excellence goals. Communicates and utilizes interpersonal skills effectively and role models confidence and professionalism within nursing as evidenced by active engagement in unit and organizational activities. Demonstrates team work and adaptability and is a resource person to the patient care team. He/she is accountable for the quality of nursing care services delivered by self or others under their direction in accordance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies and procedures and the Texas Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks (Chapter 224). Promotes a positive image of nursing and demonstrates team work and adaptability through consistently following the standards of Excellence.
Bachelor’s Degree with preference given to Nursing, Quality Management or Healthcare Administration or ten years + experience in healthcare quality and patient safety:
Preferred: Master’s degree in healthcare, nursing, quality or business.  Advanced training in Quality.
Current licensure in State of Texas
Certification in Healthcare Quality and/or preferred
Experience/ Skills: 
3-5 years of clinical nursing experience
Background in Health Information Management, Case Management, or Quality Management
Understanding of healthcare environment and strong project management skills
Thorough knowledge of quality principles, theories and tools.
Data analysis and statistical background knowledge
Excellent people skills and presentation skills are required
Preferred: 5-7 years  of experience in strategic planning, performance improvement in an organization to include implementing quality initiatives.
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