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HCA Holdings, Inc

Director Quality Assurance

HCA Holdings, Inc - Georgetown, TX

Director Quality Assurance




Position Summary:

The director is responsible for the overall effective operation of his/her department(s) to ensure organization goals and objectives are achieved.

Complies with hospital/departmental policies and procedures, i.e., attendance, mandatory education, safety, infection control, etc.

Administers and analyzes goals and objectives for work unit(s). Meets organizational goals. Takes proactive view and anticipates change and need for action.

Prepares departmental budget, projecting reasonable activity levels and expenses required to achieve approved net margin for work unit(s). Operates work unit(s) within approved budget.

Maintains compliance with current regulation/requirements of outside regulatory/accrediting agencies and assures that new requirements are identified on a timely basis and coordinates hospital compliance.

Demonstrates understanding of Process Improvement. Promotes the systematic assessment and improvement of performance. Continuously assesses and improves the performance of care and services provided by using information available from customers (i.e., patients, staff, physicians, and employees), to improve outcomes.

Demonstrates high ethical standards in business practices. Actively supports organizational goals and changes as they occur. Communicates goals in positive, supportive manner.

Guides, directs, and plans the organization and coordination of the department activities in the areas of responsibility.

Demonstrates effectiveness in the following areas:

Selecting employees.

Developing staff and preparing employees for career advancement.

Providing continuous employee assessment with timely written evaluations and demonstrates ability to motivate employees. Initiates progressive disciplinary action/termination when necessary.

Keeps turnover at an acceptable level in order meet hospital turnover goals.

Actively participates in Hospital and Departmental committees and group meetings with a focus on providing input regarding improving the quality of patient care services in the facility.

Conducts monthly department meetings to keep staff informed. Insures that there is a complete flow of information through the department.

Complies with Employee Health and Injury policy/protocol. Complies with all emergency codes, disaster protocols, infection control protocols, and safety protocols. Ensures staff attends required/mandatory in-services and that staff receives continuing education to remain current in their field.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients and families served in relation to growth and development over the life span to identify their requirements relative to age-specific needs.

Must adhere to the company’s affirmative action and equal employment opportunity policy in regards to all employment decisions. All decisions regarding employment should be made without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Employee’s conduct must reflect the Company’s values and a commitment to the Code of Conduct ethics and compliance program.

Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills:

Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and St. David's Georgetown Hospital.


Required: Bachelor degree in area of expertise or licensure in healthcare related field (RN etc); 3-5 years healthcare management experience

Preferred: Master’s degree in healthcare related field or business


Preferred: RN License


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Director Quality Assurance


Texas-Georgetown-St. David's Georgetown Hospital

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HCA Holdings, Inc


Director Quality Assurance HCA Holdings, Inc - Georgetown, TX, United States


Location: Georgetown, TX

Company Profile:
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.