Perinatal Performance Improvement Coordinator at JPS Health Network (Dallas, TX)

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Who We AreJPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital -home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performance
outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

Why JPS?We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three rules:

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Job Title:

Perinatal Performance Improvement Coordinator

Requisition Number:


Employment Type:

Full Time


Nursing Services

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Job Category:

Nursing / LVN

Hours Worked:

M-F 8:00a-5:00p


John Peter Smith Hospital

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Job Description:

Description: The Perinatal PI Coordinator must possess a background in both perinatal clinical care and performance improvement and patient safety. This position assists the perinatal quality program to promote delivery of optimal and efficient services throughout the continuum of care for the perinatal patient. The Perinatal PI Coordinator requires knowledge and skills in nursing practice, evidence based practices, perinatal centers, processes, principles of teaching, and quality improvement.
Typical Duties:
  1. Along with the Maternal and Neonatal Program Managers, will train and supervise perinatal nurse clinicians in performance improvement duties. Assists the Perinatal quality program with coordination, investigation, analysis and response to quality/patient safety issues, events, significant care issues and trends. Assists with assessing root cause analysis, failure modes and effects analysis, and process improvement, while working with multidisciplinary teams.
  2. Assists with Texas Aim data collection and entry and any other appropriate data collection processes as determined by Maternal and Neonatal Program Managers, and/or Director.
  3. Supports the Perinatal Performance Improvements and Patient Safety Program (PIPS) through assisting with identification of complications, comorbidities and compliance with Perinatal Levels of Care and national guidelines.
  4. Participates in perinatal case reviews, escalation of events through quality committees, and linking performance improvement data to action plans, educational programs, and/or outreach.
  5. Participates in the Perinatal QAPI committees for planning, implementation and coordination of activities to maximize service, quality, effectiveness and efficiency.
  6. Works with an interprofessional team in facilitating the implementation of evidence based practice to optimize patient outcomes.
  7. Works with Maternal and Neonatal Program Managers, Director, and team to develop and analyze data for administrative and clinical decision making, as well as regulatory requirements.
  8. Monitors trend reports for Perinatal PI events and identifies opportunities to improve patient care or processes.
  9. Demonstrates event resolution through the timeliness and accuracy of reports and record keeping
  10. Monitors and reports completed actions for sustainment of success or need for continued action.
  11. Collaborates with Perinatal leadership team to validate accuracy of data elements used for PI dashboards and benchmarking.
  12. Participates in the delivery of education to members of the interprofessional team involved in the care of perinatal patients
  13. Demonstrates customer service behavior to all health care providers, pre-hospital providers, outside hospitals, clients, families, and peers/coworkers.
  14. Performs other job related duties as assigned.


    Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • 5 years at either Labor and Delivery, at a facility with a Level III NICU or transfer program.
  • 5 plus years currently working in a healthcare environment.
  • EPIC experience.

  • Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
  • Current RN licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.
  • Certified in Inpatient Obstetrics or High Risk/ Low Risk Neonatal Nursing by National Certification Corporation Or ANCC

  • Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Masters of Science degree in Nursing or healthcare related field from an accredited school.

  • Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
  • Completion of Fetal Monitoring Certification.
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification.

Location Address:
1500 S. Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76104
United States
More Information on JPS Health Network
JPS Health Network operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Fort Worth, TX. JPS Health Network was founded in 1906. It has 5001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 25 open jobs at JPS Health Network, click here.
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