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Program Manager Internal Quality Audit

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Harris Health System

Houston, TX

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Program Manager, Internal Quality Audit

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About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s

Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile


This position is responsible for managing the internal quality system audit program of Harris Health System in collaboration with leadership/management, medical staff and other department staff to evaluate and determine the effectiveness, efficiency and compliance to regulatory and accreditation standards of the established HHS quality management system, which includes: 1) establishes the extent of the audit program; 2) identifies and evaluates risks for the audit program; 3) establishes the audit responsibilities; 4) establishes procedure for the audit program; 5) monitors, reviews, and improves the audit program. The project manager manages the overall implementation of the audit according to objectives; reports to management audit results as part of the management review process; oversees overall competence and evaluation of internal auditors; as well as providing ongoing consultation and education with management and other organization leaders on the application of quality management system standards relevant to the achievement of the quality objectives.  

Work requires strong clinical nursing expertise and an understanding of patient care standards/practices and applicable accreditation and regulatory requirements. Considerable knowledge of internal quality system auditing, project management and quality improvement concepts, methodologies and tools, and of the importance of data to performance improvement processes (e.g. establishing baseline, providing objective measurement, determining the degree of the problem, showing variation/causes of variation, identifying root causes, developing appropriate solutions, etc) is also required. Also be accountable for the success of the quality system audits. Duties performed involve weighing and evaluating many factors requiring judgment, analytical ability and problem-solving in dealing with complex data and situations.


1.Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:    Bachelors Degree in Nursing or other healthcare related field; Masters degree in healthcare preferred; Current Texas RN license required.             

2.Work Experience (Years and Area):  5 years of related work experience, including experience in internal quality auditing, quality management system standards implementation, outcomes management, risk assessment, data analysis/reporting and management of clinical work teams.

3.Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access; typing and organizational skills.  Must exhibit strong people and analytical skills.

4.         Equipment Operated:  Photocopier, Personal Computer, 10-Key Calculator, Fax Machine, Recorder, Window-Based Software Programs, etc.                                                                              


1.Communication Skills:

Must possess high-level interpersonal communication skills to interact effectively with all levels of personnel within the organization.

Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

Writing /Composing  (Correspondence/ Reports)

2.Other Skills:

Analytical,  Design,  Mathematics,  Research , Statistical

3.Work Schedule: Weekends

a.May require extended hours in addition to weekends/ holidays for special projects.

4.Other Requirements:Self-directed with organizational and priority setting skills.

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

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