Quality Improvement Specialist

Position: Quality Improvement Specialist

Job ID: 166765

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Quality Management

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.

To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


Job Summary

We are searching for a Quality Improvement Specialist -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will lead process improvement using QI methodology, coordinate quality improvement committees and advisory committees, complete regulatory reporting requirements, and lead provider site process improvement.  

Experience as a Registered Nurse or LVN highly preferred 
LEAN, Six Sigma, or CPHQ certification highly preferred 
HEDIS highly experience preferred


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption 

Bachelor’s degree required 
1 year project management or process/quality improvement experience required 


  • Lead process improvement to meet assigned objectives defined by the Quality Improvement Program 
  • Serve as subject matter expert on all technical specifications for HEDIS measures 
  • Lead process improvement at provider sites to support provider’s performance on high impact quality measures and adherence to clinical practice guidelines 
  • Lead provider audit activities to advise corrective action in response to complaints or concerns regarding a provider 
  • Complete regulatory reporting requirements related to oversight of MCO Quality performance 
  • Conducts medical record reviews and abstracts needed information for annual HEDIS regulatory requirement 
  • Works with provider office staff to obtain needed member medical records 

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