As a Cardiovascular (CV) Quality Improvement Consultant RN, this position provides clinical expertise and works with medical teams to improve performance and patient outcomes, achieve transformation and sustainable change which supports the System strategy of providing Value-Based HealthCare (VB HC) in accordance with regulatory statutes, policies and procedures.
WHAT IS EXPECTED (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS):
Serves as an internal Quality Consultant for pursuing Value-Based HealthCare initiatives within the Facility, and/or small to medium scale projects throughout the System.
Facilitates, coordinates, and provides project management for quality improvement teams, strategic planning sessions, as well as other organizational meetings as requested and needed.
Coaches and mentors clinical staff and management in the provision of quality improvement and regulatory issues.
Develops multidisciplinary indicators and identifies opportunities for improvement, in collaboration with teams & leaders, to monitor and evaluate the quality of care and services provided to patients based on evidence-based / value-based practices, regulatory and accrediting agency requirements, and data analysis of high risk, high volume and/or problem prone processes.
Prepares regular status reports on the progress of work teams to various internal constituents to keep them apprised of progress, potential barriers, lessons learned, and related topics to include the timely submission of monthly reports for all strategic improvement priorities.
Works with applicable staff to utilize appropriate audit strategies, electronic data extraction, expert observation, surveys, focus groups or other tools to obtain relevant information to improve care and quality of service.
Participates in design, development, and implementation of community learning forums.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of Cardiovascular / CV acute-care
Knowledge of the tools and techniques of quality performance measurement. Knowledge of the trends, developments, and research in providing Value-Based HealthCare.
Facilitation, coaching, consulting, influencing, and project management skills.
Strategic thinking skills.
Proficiency in the use of computers and related software applications.
Verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
Ability to coach and mentor staff in the provision of quality improvement and regulatory issues.
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of constituencies and across organizational lines.
Ability to define project management processes, tools, and templates as required to drive initiatives.
Ability to navigate strategic and operational challenges to achieve objectives.
Ability to identify potential issues that will impede success and recommend and implement corrective action
The information contained in this job description is intended to describe the essential job functions required of those assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job. Please note that management retains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, integrity, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Baylor Scott & White Health.
Location/Facility – Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link. Specialty/Department/Practice - Quality Improvement – Value-Based HealthCare Shift/Schedule – Full-time / Salaried Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION – Bachelors Degree, preferably in Nursing
- EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 5 years of experience required
- PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – Registered Nurse, Masters Degree, and clinical experience in Cardiovascular / CV acute-care
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!