Job Description

Extended Job Title
Senior Director (Quality Improvement)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Manages and directs the day to day operations of a research center/institute or medium sized department. Plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of the center/institute/department. Develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities


Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Lead the Clinics in the process of continuous accreditation by The Joint Commission and/other similar agencies that the Clinics select or need to pursue by articulating standards and criteria to physicians, nurses and administration
  • Collect and report measurements related to Clinics operational quality related to the Clinics interaction with patients and other healthcare facilities
  • Develop and report, in collaboration with individual specialties, measurements of clinical practice quality that reflect and promote adherence to best nationally recognized clinical practice guidelines and standards

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
M-F 8-5

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Joint Commission experience in certification as an Ambulatory Care Facility, and healthcare providers ongoing evaluation program


HSC - El Paso

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Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
First line Managers

Occasional Duties
  • Review and propose revisions to policies related to the Clinics Performance Improvement program
  • Perform a continuous evaluation and provide recommendations to Clinics Operations in order to assure the Clinics consistently meet high standards of safety in patient care, including infection control
  • Coordinate and drive a peer review process that evaluates, identifies deficiencies and recommends actions related to occurrences, complaints or reports concerning the clinical performance in the Clinics of providers or nursing staff
  • Maintain an ongoing system of clinic performance evaluation and improvement of individual providers, including elements of operational and clinical performance, compliance with Clinics policies and professionalism
  • Participate and provide input in matters that outside the Clinics may be related to clinical activity, patient safety or infection control
  • Work in close coordination with the Office of Occupational Health in areas that overlap with Clinics Infection Control, and assist that office with its functions when needed and required by Clinical Affairs leadership



EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (Masters Preferred) from an accredited School of Nursing, with a current license in the State of Texas
  • Six years progressively responsible management experience
  • Three years’ experience in hospital/clinic Quality Improvement activities/programs
  • Additional education beyond Bachelor’s may substitute for experience on a year for year basis


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