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JPS Heath Network is Tarrant County’s $910 million public healthcare provider, dedicated to improving healthcare delivery and quality of life for all county residents.
The network’s flagship is John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, a 578-bed acute-care hospital south of downtown. It is home to Tarrant County’s only Level I trauma center, providing state-of-the-art care for life-threatening injuries and coordinated medical response capability for mass-casualty events in the community. JPS is also a Comprehensive Level I Stroke Center and is AMI certified by The Joint Commission, providing the best possible care for heart attack and stroke, the leading causes of death and disability in the U.S.
JPS is also home to Tarrant County’s only psychiatric emergency center, meeting a critical need for families facing mental health crises; and Trinity Springs Pavilion, an inpatient psychiatric hospital for adults and adolescents. JPS locations also include the full-service center for women and children, and outpatient clinics dedicated to all major medical specialties. JPS Health Network also operates 11 nationally recognized medical home clinics throughout Tarrant County, strategically located to meet the needs of the communities it serves.
JPS is a teaching hospital, dedicated to training tomorrow’s physicians and other providers. JPS sponsors 17 residency programs and two fellowships, including the nation’s largest family-medicine residency, and is a clinical training partner in three additional residencies sponsored by Baylor and UT Southwestern.
The executive director quality operations and implementation will supervise all the operations of the quality division, specifically overseeing, mentoring and coordinating the activities of the directors. The role will also involve assisting the chief quality officer in the development of strategies surrounding resource deployment and project prioritization, such that the activities of the division are well aligned with the goals of JPS Health Network and Acclaim Physician Group, as well as the priorities of both governmental and non-governmental regulatory agencies. Additionally, this role will involve collaborating with leaders and stakeholders around the network to ensure that their quality- and safety-improvement efforts are done in a timely and highly effective fashion and are directed toward the primary goal of improving the safety and quality of care received by patients at JPS Health Network.
The executive director quality operations and implementation reports to the chief quality officer and has five direct reports: directors of quality; patient safety & regulatory affairs; environment of care/life safety; and performance excellence.
Required education and experience:
- Master’s degree in healthcare or business administration, nursing, public health or related field of study from an accredited college or university.
- Minimum five years of experience working in quality, regulatory affairs, performance improvement, medical group management or medical informatics.
- Minimum five years of management and/or leadership experience in healthcare.
Preferred education and experience:
- Leadership experience in large integrated health systems and/or corporate healthcare setting.
- Electronic medical record (Epic experience preferred).
Located in urban north central Texas, Fort Worth is the county seat of Tarrant County. The region is made up of the two major cities of Dallas and Fort Worth and many adjacent suburban communities running for 50 miles continuously from east of Dallas to west of Fort Worth. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex includes 12 counties and a population of 5.5 million.
Two major economic drivers are the DFW Airport and the new Alliance Airport north of Fort Worth with its adjacent business development. The communities surrounding Fort Worth have experienced unprecedented business growth and population expansion during the last 10 years. Fort Worth is the corporate headquarters for American Airlines, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Bell Helicopter, BNSF Railroad, RadioShack, Pier 1 Imports, XTO Energy, AmeriCredit, Alcon and Cash America. Recent natural gas exploration and extensive drilling in the Barnett Shale has become the region’s third largest employer and pumps billions of dollars into the
Fort Worth and Tarrant County are home to high-quality public and private schools. Prestigious private and public colleges and universities such as Texas Christian University, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas Wesleyan University, University of North Texas and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, The University of North Texas Health Science Center and the University of Texas Southwestern represent only a few institutions meeting the educational needs of the area.
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