HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Vice President of Quality, Risk Management, & Patient Safety in San Antonio, Texas

Methodist Texsan Hospitalexcels in nearly all aspects of advanced cardiovascular services and is equipped with dedicated operating room suites and five functional heart catheterization labs. Orthopedic services, which include the famed Joint Replacement Academy, boast some of the best clinical results in the industry. Methodist Texsan Hospital’s 30-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit is the newest in the community and takes a team approach to providing excellent rehabilitative care for its patients. The emergency room is full-service and its board-certified emergency medicine doctors work hard for the right clinical diagnosis who strive to take care of patients quickly and efficiently.

Methodist Texsan Hospital is licensed for 120 beds and is the first hospital in San Antonio to receive the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Chest Pain Certification/./The hospital has also been recognized among Modern Healthcare Magazine’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. For more information, please visit our website atwww.sahealth.comand select Methodist Texsan Hospital under Locations.

General Statement of Duties:

Responsible for the design, planning, leadership, implementation, and evaluation of the MHS Quality Program in concert with the hospital(s) Mission, Vision and Values, Code of Conduct and Strategic Plan.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Develops, implements, analyzes and evaluates programs related to organizational/nursing quality and risk management, medical staff performance measurement and improvement, and infection control.

  2. Plans the use, development and acquisition of databases and other information systems related to the collection, analysis and reporting of organizational and medical staff quality/risk/infection control data.

  3. Manages personnel to include interviewing, work allocation, orientation and training, staff development, problem resolution, evaluating performance, making recommendations for personnel actions, and motivating employees to achieve peak performance.

  4. Collaborates with senior nursing leadership, Administration, and other MHS departments to improve the quality of patient care provided and enhance the Methodist Healthcare image and reputation within the community and region.

  5. Keeps abreast of national quality initiatives, trends and requirements. Oversees and facilitates initiatives related to Public Reporting measures; action planning for success.

  6. Communicates, collaborates and negotiates with employees at all levels throughout the organization, health care consumers, federal and state officials, accrediting bodies and other business contacts.

_Minimum Education and Experience: _ * Master’s Degree in Nursing or related healthcare discipline. * 7 years clinical and managerial experience in a healthcare setting at least three of which are related to quality. * Demonstrated leadership and management skills required. * TQM training and experience is preferred. * Experience in utilizing word processing, spreadsheets, clinical systems and databases. _Minimum License and Certificates Required: _ Current Texas State licensure in a clinical profession; registered nurse preferred. Certification as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality is desirable.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Vice President of Quality, Risk Management, & Patient Safety

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Texsan Hospital

Requisition ID: 26109-83747