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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!
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
Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:
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.
Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:
Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.
As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital 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.