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UT Health Assistant Director, Clinical Quality Improvement and Planning (Internal Medicine- Critical Care) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Director, Clinical Quality Improvement and Planning (Internal Medicine- Critical Care)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 190002C7

Position Summary:

Implement programs and services that focus on quality improvement to enhance healthcare for patients. Assist in long-term and strategic planning.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Evaluate business initiatives to determine the appropriate organizational effectiveness interventions needed to meet goals. Oversee the development, implementation and effectiveness of interventions by selecting team of stakeholders, supervising implementation and evaluating success of program.

  2. Identify key performance metrics in various areas; monitor and report on metrics as necessary.

  3. Create and maintain a performance report card for the practice.

  4. Manage the strategic planning function responsible for planning and developing long-term goals and strategic objectives.

  5. Make strategic recommendations based on internal and external market research.

  6. Other duties as assigned.


Six Sigma Black Belt preferred.

Minimum Education:

Master’s degree in Business Administration, public health, public administration or a related field.

Minimum Experience:

Five years experience with leading large scale healthcare quality improvement projects.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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