Nurse Director of Performance Improvement and Patient Safety

An incredible opportunity is now available for a quality focused Nurse Director of Performance Improvement and Patient Safety at one of Texas’ top hospitals. 

A prestigious hospital in the Houston Metropolitan Area is seeking an enthusiastic Nurse Director of Performance Improvement and Patient Safety to join their Quality Management team.  Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Director will be expected to collaborate with department leaders and their medical teams to ensure the highest patient experience.  

This for-profit hospital has earned numerous awards by placing an enormous focus on improved quality and patient experience.  This hospital demonstrates this commitment to quality care though investment in state-of-the-art technology and an emphasis on recruitment of the healthcare industry’s brightest quality improvement professionals.  As an employee of this Hospital you will have a unique opportunity to work closely with someone of the world’s best providers and acute care leaders. 

The Nurse Director of Performance Improvement and Patient Safety will work closely with department leaders, teams and individuals such as: the office of the PMO, Finance/analytics team, talent development, clinical educators, and HR business partners, across the organization to facilitate improvements in the design, management, execution, and control of operations using LEAN and related performance improvement methodology.

Familiarity with LEAN operations is especially important as the Nurse Director of Performance Improvement and Patient Safety will help oversee the process of making this a LEAN organizational culture. The Director of Performance Improvement and Patient Safety will utilize their experience and success of Lean implementation to manage FTEs, help improve training, and help progress change. The Director will also lead a team of program managers and also helps to facilitate the improvement work, throughout the organization. 

The surrounding area has gained the reputation for having the country’s most consistent and affordable places to live.  With endless entertainment close by in both Houston, TX and Lake St. Charles, LA, the Nurse Director of Performance Improvement and Patient Safety will always be a short drive away from fun.

This organization’s is prepared to offer the Nurse Director of Performance Improvement and Patient Safety a generous salary and a full suite of benefits.  This Medical Center has pledged to continue their current trend of steady growth which allows ample room for professional growth and development.