Coordinator Pulmonary/Respiratory Therapy Quality in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Coordinator Pulmonary/Respiratory Therapy Quality

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (rotating weekends) 
Category: Therapy and Rehabilitation • Job ID: 01588-125847

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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Coordinator - Pulmonary/Respiratory Therapy Quality . Submit your application today!
 
Benefits:
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program, and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
 
Seeking a Coordinator - Pulmonary/Respiratory Therapy Quality  under the direction and supervision of the Respiratory/Pulmonary and Quality Directors and in collaboration with the Lab Director, the Respiratory Quality Management Coordinator has accountability for the Quality Assurance of the Blood Gas systems within Methodist to assure successful CAP inspections. The Respiratory Quality Management Coordinator will identify performance improvement initiatives within the department and assist leadership on the analysis of initiatives. RT Quality Management Coordinator is responsible for the performance improvement functions of evaluation, monitoring, analyzing, training, inventory control, maintaining regulatory and compliance requirements and risk management processes
 
What you will do in this Role:
  • Maintains compliance with regulatory standards as it relates to moderate complexity testing and assures successful CAP, ATS and TJC inspections. Monitors and provides Directors with impact of changes in regulatory environment and reviews regulatory process as appropriate.
  • Assure compliance of staff with regulatory policies and procedures with attention to NPSG, TJC, CAP, CDPH and all state/federal regulations and revises as appropriate.
  • Serves as a resource expert for staff such that their understanding of quality control requirements, standards, outcomes, results and improvement processes are addressed and recognizable to patient safety as priority
  • Collaborates with respiratory and pulmonary leadership on PI activities and progression of new processes or ideas. Collaborates with clinical nursing and medical leadership as well as Clinical Outcomes staff on PI activities. Provides quality reports based on the PDCA model with attention to variances, trends and outcomes
  • Responsible for assisting in the information gathering of clinical data and benchmarking against national, state and community standards. Responsible for analyzing the data for patterns and trends in the delivery of care and discovering root cause for specific patient care trends. Ensures integrity of data during collection period within the measurement and analyzation process and develops strategies toward improvement
  • Supports design control processes and systems that promote further innovation and service excellence
  • Operates as department safety officer to assure environmental and employee safety is maintained and prepared in a continuous readiness state

Qualifications

Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Respiratory Therapy Degree
Preferred.  
  • Two years’ or more experience in Respiratory Therapy 3. Equipment/Programs Utilized: Rapid point 500 and 1265 Blood Gas Analyzers RapidCom Data Management Software, Medi-Tech EMR and Risk Management Reports Desktop PC with MS Office 4. Competencies: Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable). 5.
  • Lab Background
Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:
  • Current, valid TX RCP License from TX Medical Board, RRT credential, BLS 2.
Preferred:
  • ACLS, PALS certified
Methodist Hospital | Specialty and Transplant
Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant has been nationally recognized for its record setting kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs. It is home to the Texas Transplant Institute and is the largest living donor kidney transplant program in the US. According to the United Network of Organ Sharing database, the center reached a major milestone in 2019 by performing 231 living donor kidney transplants in a single year setting a new national record - that’s 65 more transplants than the second center on the list.
 
In addition to transplant care, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant is a full service hospital with over 260 beds that provides specialized services for liver cancer care, emergency care, weight loss surgery, urology surgery, vascular surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, colorectal surgery and behavioral health care. It is a designated Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13+, serving as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant prides itself on providing the highest quality of patient care possible as proven by their consecutive Grade A scores from the Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade survey and ranking in the nation’s top quartile for patient experience. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant under Locations.
 
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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