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Quality Management Specialist (LVN required)

at Harris Health System

Posted: 3/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 144778

Job Description

About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile

Performs concurrent and retrospective chart reviews on designated population to evaluate care in accordance with accepted standards of medical practice, hospital policies and procedures and regulatory guidelines. Utilize required criteria to evaluate the delivery of care and/or services. Refer all variances to appropriate department heads and/or medical staff for interventions. Prepare, analyze and compile statistics for required reports. Function as facilitator for designated committees.

Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Current, valid Texas LVN License

Work Experience (Years and Area): Five years clinical experience in an acute care/ambulatory care environment providing/managing patients with varying diagnosis and other treatment protocols.

Management Experience (Years and Area): None Required.

Equipment Operated: Personal computer, Windows based programs (i.e., MS Word, Excel).

Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Writing/Composing, Correspondence, Reports

Other Skills:
Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terminology, P.C., Research, Statistical
Typing 35 wpm

Advanced Educational Preference:
Advanced Training - Specialty: Nursing

Work Schedule:
Flexible, Weekdays

Other Requirements:
Ability to collect, compile, analyze and interpret data. Self-organizational skills. Requires minimal supervision. Familiar with quality improvement functions and external regulatory agency requirements. Knowledge of infection control procedures desired. Travel between Harris Health System facilities

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

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