This position is responsible for the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of all clinical standards, such as clinical guidelines and protocols, for each level of care across the continuum of health care services offered by CHRISTUS Health as part of the quality improvement processes and care management activities. In addition to the research and design function, this position will provide leadership at the facility, regional and system level for preparation of quality awards such as Magnet for nursing, the State Quality Awards and Baldrige Award for Health Care Quality. This position will provide research and analytical expertise, education and leadership for health care center administrative leaders, nursing and quality management personnel, as well as staff physicians. As an internal expert and change agent, this person passionately inspires this large multi-state health care organization to provide exemplar health care and service to meet the mission of CHRISTUS Health.
Located just minutes from the shores of Padre Island, CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-South provides surgical and medical services for our patients in south Corpus Christi. Perfectly positioned to serve the rapidly-growing south side of Corpus Christi, CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - South is licensed for 158 beds. South offers a full range of medical and surgical services including pediatrics, obstetrics, skilled nursing, emergency, intensive care as well as advanced diagnostic and imaging. The hospital is also home to a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit which enables recovering mothers to remain close to their premature or special needs babies.
Bachelor's Degree required in a clinical area or related healthcare field; Master's Degree preferred.
Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in healthcare dealing with quality management, medical staff, systems improvement and accreditation standards.
If RN, requires current RN license for the state that the CHRISTUS Hospital is located in.
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.