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.
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’re searching for a Clinical Practice Consultant, someone who’s ready to be part of the best ranked children’s hospital in Texas, and among the best in the nation. In this position, you will demonstrate theoretical and clinical expertise in the physical, psychosocial, developmental, and educational aspects of
nursing care for specified patient populations The Clinical Practice Consultant works interdependently and independently with the multi-disciplinary team. Scope of practice will include practitioner, educator, consultant, researcher, administrator, and change agent. The Clinical Practice Consultant is dedicated to promoting optimal patient/family care with the goal of enhanced patient/family outcomes.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Serves as an advanced clinician
Front facing practice level leadership and targeted Quality Improvement
Gap in care closure
Relationship Management, Internal and External
Community Engagement and Interaction
Provider and Practice Education, Quality Oriented Health Topics
Supports effective deployment of the program at the practice level through strategic partnerships with participating practitioners and practice staff while assessing trends in quality measures and identifying opportunities for quality improvement
Consults in areas of expertise
Serves as an educational resource for the participating practitioners, practice staff, and other health care professionals
Serves as a researcher
Serves as a change agent
Serves as an administrator
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.
Required bachelor's degree nursing
Required RN - Lic-Registered Nurses by the Texas Board of Nursing or Nursing Licensure Compact
Preferred BLS - Cert-Basic Life Support by the American Heart Association
Required 4 years quality improvement, medical management or compliance experience in a healthcare setting and 3 years managed care experience with government sponsored programs
Preferred project management experience
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
Texas Children’s is excited to announce that we are transitioning to a new applicant tracking system. During this transition, from April 11-17, 2016 our application functions on our Careers website will be temporarily deactivated.
We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Visit us on Monday, April 18, 2016 to check out our new features and apply!