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Company: HCA Houston Healthcare West
Location: Houston, TX
Career Level: Executive
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Description

This position is incentive eligible.

Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Vice President of Quality. 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

HCA Houston Healthcare West – Houston, TX

Vice President of Quality 

HCA Houston Healthcare West is a full-service 266 bed hospital that provides a range of health services. It is recognized as a Certified Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and, under an affiliation agreement with The Woman's Hospital of Texas, brings to its community The Woman's Hospital of Texas at West Houston, a three-story cardiac and critical care tower. The Sugar Land Cancer Center and the Sugar Land Diagnostic Center, departments with HCA Houston Healthcare West, are located on the Southwest Freeway at the Williams Trace and Sugar Lakes exit.

HCA Houston Healthcare West is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.

 

What you will do in this role:

  • Promote a culture that is positive, that values individual strengths, takes risks, and is committed to optimal patient care, and compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Ability to both maintain appropriate reporting structure relationship with division as well as hold strong ties to their respective facility.
  • Facilitate the growth of hospital knowledge regarding quality and high reliability, including the dissemination and implementation of “best practices” across the facility.
  • Lead facility-wide standardization in targeted process improvement initiatives, and evaluate success through pre-established criteria and measurement tools. Support division-wide standardization of process improvement initiatives through facility adoption and implementation. 
  • Lead proactive patient safety activities to help create facilities that are high reliability organizations, as reflected in reduced errors, elimination of unsafe processes, and increased involvement of staff and physicians toward a culture of safety.
  • Participate in regular analysis of facility quality and risk performance data, and plan steps based on data analysis for ongoing improvement.
  • Ensure the reporting of data to approved third parties, such as Leapfrog, NCDR & STS databases, etc.
  • Facilitate and/or lead clinical process improvement teams as needed to achieve quality and performance improvement goals.
  • Serve as a regulatory resource regarding state and federal regulations and standards, including but not limited to CMS, TJC, and CDC.  Stay current with NQF, AHRQ, Leapfrog, IHI and other quality performance initiatives.

What qualifications you will need:

  • RN License in the State of Texas preferred.  CPHQ required upon hire or within 12 months of acceptance of role.  
  • Baccalaureate degree required, Master's degree required upon hire or within 24 months of acceptance of role. 20 + years of progressive quality experience will be considered in lieu of education requirements. 
  • Minimum of ten years of progressive experience in healthcare, to include minimum of five years of management of individuals, and five years of experience with quality management.

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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