Parkland Health and Hospital System (www.parklandcareers.com)
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Responsible for coordinating and organizing Quality Improvement activities for assigned areas within Parkland.
Education: -Must have a Bachelor¿s degree in Nursing, Social Work, Business or healthcare related field. -Prefer advanced degree in business, nursing or other related fields
Experience: -Must have two years of quality improvement experience, in a healthcare setting. -Must have Quality Improvement Project Management experience.
Equivalent Education and/or Experience: -May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements.
Certification/Registration/Licensure: -None. -For Nursing Candidates: Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
Skills or Special Abilities: -Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of Project Management processes and methodologies. -Must have good organizational skills and be able to demonstrate both analytical and statistical skills. -Must be able to demonstrate ability to apply critical thinking skills. -Must have excellent verbal and written skills. -Must be able to handle stressful environments and apply de-escalation techniques when needed. -Must have computer skills that include knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access. -Must be able to create and maintain organized, confidential, and professionally written investigative files consistent with department processes. -Must have a high degree of flexibility. -Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. -Must be able to apply professional judgment as needed to prioritize work to achieve a consistent professional written work product and optimal productivity. -Must be able to establish effective, respectful and collegial working relationships with all internal and external customers including but not limited to physicians and employees. -Must be able to demonstrate excellent professional etiquette, and adherence to the behavioral standards, dress code, attendance policy and code of conduct at all times.
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.