Job Details

Coordinator Project Management

Job Number: 525966
Categories: Professional
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular



Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary


Salary Negotiable 


Experience and Education


Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or other healthcare-related field. At least one year of clinic, hospital or general healthcare experience. At least one year of project management or performance improvement experience to include PMI, PDSA, DMAIC, Six-Sigma/Lean, etc. Completion of UTSW Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Course within one (1) year of hire.

Job Duties


1.Work with care givers and Hospital Quality staff to identify opportunities for meaningful performance improvement projects that are aligned with patient safety outcomes and goals.
2.Escalate key opportunities for improvement to leadership in a timely manner.
3.Assist care givers in identifying and documenting performance improvement opportunities.
4.Provide support for Quality Project Managers and key stakeholders throughout the project life cycle.
5.Work with Quality Project Managers to organize and expedite project deliverables and communications.
6.Work collaboratively with other performance improvement teams or groups as needed.
7.Help develop and implement projects to improve the quality of patient care and ensure that the organization is meeting Joint Commission and other accrediting agency standards.
8.Utilize authorized tools, techniques, methods and strategies for performance improvement and project management.


**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

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