The Quality / Accreditation Specialist is responsible for providing concurrent and retrospective review of quality and regulatory issues related to patient care and other processes within Cook Health Care System. Under the Quality Management structure of CCHCS this position will work closely with medical staff, hospital staff and leaders throughout the system to identify opportunities recommend actions for improvement, facilitate QI Teams and educate with regard to QI principals and regulatory requirement.
Minimum Associates Degree with five years healthcare experience. BSN preferred.
Understanding of Quality Improvement methodology and accreditation and licensing standards preferred.
Must be proficient in use of word processing applications, spreadsheet programs, database applications, and use of Web Based technology.
Other Requirements Oral and written communication skills, organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to work with all members of the health care team to achieve positive outcomes.
Must be able to adapt to changing healthcare environment and requirements.
Working knowledge of a comprehensive health accreditation programs and relationship with patient safety, risk management and infection control).
Analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to self-direct, good organizational skills, and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates independent judgment, autonomy and initiative in leadership skills, time management and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize projects/functions in a busy work environment.
Licensure required if healthcare license held.
Internal Number: 39110
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.