Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country. The transplant center at St. Louis Children’s hospital collaborates with our academic partner to oversee the heart, lung, liver, and kidney transplant programs.
This position is responsible and accountable for coordinating, planning and maintaining all quality management aspects of the transplant program. The position is responsible for improving key processes, policies and procedures as they relate to regulatory compliance with all applicable agencies. The position will complete audits of clinical and program workflow processes as well as documentation of processes to ensure all regulatory requirements are met. The position is expected to develop and maintain professional affiliations to keep abreast of the regulatory requirements for transplants in both the outpatient and inpatient hospital settings.
Performs analysis of quality and performance improvement including responsibilities for coordination and collection of data, analysis and trending of required regulatory indicators, process measures and clinical outcomes measures.
Educates staff and physicians on regulatory /accrediting requirements to promote readiness and ongoing compliance.
Coordinates all quality management activities for the Transplant Program. Ensures program's compliance with all regulatory agency quality requirements.
Completes audits of clinical program activities and workflow to ensure compliance with regulations and written standard operating procedures. Identify gaps using audit results and implement changes as needed.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to identify and resolve patient care management concerns. Audits patient/donor care processes throughout transplant experience to ensure patient safety concerns and/or issues are identified and changes implemented as needed.
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations
in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the
greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. With net
revenues of $4.3 billion and more than 27,000 employees, BJC serves
patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities
through its 15 hospitals and multiple com...munity health locations.
Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community
health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental
health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.