Associate Vice President Quality Management - Quality Assurance
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Internal Number: 15090701
In collaboration with other clinical leaders in the Regional Group, is responsible for ensuring that patient care is delivered within the framework of evidence-based practice throughout the health system continuum and for understanding existing and emerging requirements in healthcare quality, safety, service/experience and operational improvements. Under the direction of the SVP President of Santa Rosa and in collaboration with CHRISTUS Health & CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System senior leaders, facility leaders, physicians, and the Board of Directors, collaborates with other leaders to develop the strategic direction and system-wide planning for the overall delivery of high quality patient care across the continuum of health care service specifically related to improving organizational performance through high reliability principles and practice. Responsible for the design, implementation, tracking, and reporting of clinical quality of care in alignment with the corporate strategies for performance improvement throughout the Santa Rosa Region. Possesses the skills to direct in redesign of clinical processes across the continuum of care, i.e. have the creativity to design and orchestrate innovative clinical transformation.
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System is about people. People we meet and care for; people whose lives we enhance, and those whose lives we save. CHRISTUS is about the people who work here: our award-winning medical staff, dedicated housekeeping staff, compassionate nurses and patient-focused ancillary staff. We're about people who need us, from small bumps to massive trauma, no matter their economic bracket. We're about the people of San Antonio, New Braunfels, and all the South Texas communities we serve. Since 1869, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System has grown and flourished just as South Texas has grown. We remain the only Catholic faith-based, non-profit health care system in San Antonio and New Braunfels. Our healing ministry now includes five full-service hospitals with 1,159 licensed beds, and a number of specialty centers.
If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa family!
Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration, Nursing or a relevant clinical discipline with evidence of additional training in Quality required.
Master's degree in Nursing or other healthcare related profession strongly preferred.
Language Ability: Excellent communication skills. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and policy and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information to Associates, Executive Leadership, Committees and the Board.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to use critical thinking skills to solve problems.
Computer Skills: Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and the Internet.
Minimum of five (5) years of progressive administrative experience in a clinical setting in a hospital or health system.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a strategic quality position of a complex health care environment
Current Certified Professional in Health Care Quality (CPHQ) required or actively seeking the certification within 1 year of hire date.
Current Texas license in a relevant clinical discipline is required.
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CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.