HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Quality Coordinator in San Antonio, Texas

_Quality Coordinator_ General Statement of Duties: Responsible for coordinating performance improvement activities in concert with the hospital(s) Mission, Vision and Values, Code of Conduct and Strategic Plan based on their specific service line(s). Essential Job Functions: 1. Measure, analyzes, generates and presents reports on healthcare processes and patient outcomes to identify and prioritize areas for improvement.

  1. Coordinates performance improvement activities focused on specific patient service lines or nursing/medical and/or organizational quality initiatives through the use of specific benchmarks and evidence-based practices. Participates in the evaluation of the impact of improvement activities.

  2. Facilitates sentinel event investigations and root cause analysis activities to reduce risk and increase patient safety. Facilitates the peer review process as indicated.

  3. Coordinates the review of, and collaborates with Risk Management on, correspondence related to quality of care issues from outside the organization

  4. Participates in efforts to establish and maintain organizational readiness to meet regulatory requirements based on service line specialty.

6.Educates staff and physicians regarding performance improvement processes/initiatives and patient safety.

Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics: Education: 1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or accredited medical school. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience: 1.Minimum three years of clinical experience. 2. Quality Management, regulatory compliance, TQM/CQI training and experience is preferred. 3. Experience in utilizing word processing, spreadsheets, clinical systems and databases. 4. 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).

Title: Quality Coordinator

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 02531-71061