Director Quality and Outcomes

Director, Quality & Outcomes

Houston Metro

We have been engaged by a large multi hospital non-profit health system to assist in the search for a seasoned Director of Quality and Outcomes for their 200-bed acute care community hospital in the Houston Metro area.

The Director is responsible for leadership and strategic direction, oversight, and coordination of the departments and functions of: Utilization Management, Quality Management to include Clinical Outcomes, Risk Management, Infection Control, Accreditation, Social Services and Service Quality to include Patient Satisfaction and Clinical Support.

The Director regularly collaborates with Medical Staff, Hospital Leadership, and outside agents to collect and analyze hospital data, implement strategies and manage outcomes to provide cost effective, quality safe healthcare delivery.  Communicates effectively with all levels of staff, physicians, and external groups including regulators, payors, and accrediting bodies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.         Leads staff, management and physician committees in setting related goals to ensure seamless quality family centered care throughout the health-illness continuum.  Leads and directs initiatives to improve patient and hospital operations and service quality.  Delegates effectively by entrusting responsibility and authority to others.  Assumes administrator on-call responsibilities.

  • Leads change
  • Leads through vision and values
  • Values diversity
  1. Sets goals and objectives and develops an implementation system to reach those goals.  Leads development of strategies for creative and futuristic planning for delivery of services.  Collaborates with medical staff, executives, hospital leaders, and hospital staff to assure goals are in congruence.
  • Utilizes business acumen
  • Drives for results
  • Sets specific goals and objectives
  1. Integrates current knowledge of all areas of responsibility and management theories and concepts into the practice environment.  Establishes goals for own professional growth including participation in professional organizations.  Serves an internal expert in data management and develops related skills of others.
  • Develops others
  • Exhibits empowerment of staff
  1. Directs utilization of human, financial and physical resources within constraints of operating indicators.  Appropriately utilizes benchmarking data to lead the delivery of high quality and cost-effective patient care which is in concert with the philosophy of the Hospital.
  • Works within budget allocation
  • Ensures employee satisfaction
  1. Ensures the timely, complete and accurate exchange of information (written and verbal) and ideas.  Informs senior management of pertinent information.  Serves as a communication link between management, staff, and outside agents as needed.  Serves as a content expert to the Board of Trustees and prepares reports that are professionally written and provide an accurate interpretation of the information.
  • Builds trust
  • Communicates with impact
  • Develops Strategic Relationships
  • Exhibits Interpersonal Sensitivity
  • Utilizes organizational savvy

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Master’s Degree in health-related field required.
  • Valid Texas nursing license, will accept compact state
  • Five years hospital or healthcare related experience with a minimum of three years management.
  • Experience in leading hospital or system DNV or Joint Commission activities required.
  • Must be able to demonstrate skills related to statistical and systems analysis.
  • Collaborative, Innovative, Effective Communicator

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED 

  • Current Texas licensure or certification in specialty area of practice highly recommended.
  • CPHQ preferred.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 

  • Ability to flex schedule to meet needs of the role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Ability to effectively interact professionally with all levels of personnel, management and physicians.

 

Exceptional opportunity with dynamic organization – competitive salary and relo assistance and exceptional career growth potential

If you are personally interested in learning more about this position and wish to have a confidential conversation, please submit resume with salary history:

Pat Holtermann at 360-665-2433 ~ 888-778-0098 or Send resume to pat@hva-jobs.com