Advanced Quality Specialist

Position: Advanced Quality Specialist

Job ID: 163789

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Quality & Outcomes Mgmt.

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a -5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.    Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.       To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at  At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   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.”


We are searching for an Advanced Quality Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will work as part of the Quality & Outcomes Management (Q&OM) Team to achieve high-quality, cost-effective health care throughout the Texas Children's Hospital System and maintain the necessary accreditation status for the organization (JCAHO, HCFA, NCQA, and other agencies, as needed).


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Responsibilities :

  • Produces reports for quality improvement, guidelines, utilization, and outcomes, error-free and on time
  • Educates medical staff departments, administrative staff, and ancillary service departments regarding the tools of performance improvement, methods for measurement, analysis, and reporting to meet the standards of the JCAHO, HCFA, NCQA or other regulatory agencies
  • Responsibility: Prepares reports on Q&OM activities as needed for informing clinical, operations, and financial stakeholders, on time and error-free
  • Provides at least three (3) educational sessions in one calendar year within the System
  • Attends performance improvement, medical management, and other System committees as designated
  • Prepares agendas, reports, minutes of committees as assigned, on time and error-free
  • Outlines project plan with deadlines to keep groups on task
  • Performs any research needed for the team and assures all material available for members
  • Collaborates with appropriate services to coordinate external reporting of patient data: Assures data integrity and appropriate involvement of physician and hospital leaders
  • Serves as a contact person for a National Organization for continued education, updated information and serves as a resource for administration on national benchmarking issues


  • 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 in Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Sciences (Social Work), Respiratory Therapy, Health Information Management, or Business Administration
  • 3 clinical and/or quality experience
  • Licenses/Certifications: CPHQ - Cert-Cert Prof Healthcare Qual Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality and RN - Lic-Registered Nurses Texas Board of Nursing preferred

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