Program Manager, Accreditation

at Children's Health
Published September 19, 2022
Location Dallas, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



The Accreditation Program Manager manages Children's survey readiness leading to surveys and coordination of activities during regulatory agency visits for the purpose of enhancing the triennial review process for all organization-wide and department-level surveys, inspections, and agency investigations. The Accreditation Program Manager interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services. This role may lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity. Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions. The Accreditation Program Manager works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations, impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project and/or service objectives. This role communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view.

This is an onsite position.


* Facilitates the development and implementation of newly adopted clinical and non-clinical policies and procedures through active collaboration with the originating departments which includes Children's Executives, Directors, and Managers; facilitates the revision of current policies by providing direction in meeting and maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements
* Primary contact person for regulatory compliance throughout the Children's organization and provides direction to designated department leaders; monitors compliance with regulatory requirements at all levels of implementation
* Attends and drives discussion and participation in clinical and non-clinical committee meetings, which include various Children's Directors and Managers, to provide direction in meeting and maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements
* Maintenance and support of the centralized VSurvey audit and tracer database which provides tools to assist with consistent assessment of organizational and departmental compliance with regulatory requirements
* Ensures timely and appropriate communication of all new and updated regulatory requirements utilizing accreditation specialists in the department to provide guidance to the organization and clinical and non-clinical departments; responsible for increasing the efficiency and timeliness of accreditation staff in meeting the needs of the organization by developing standardized documents for presentation of research and increasing the expertise and knowledge of specialists in all areas of regulatory compliance


* At least 3 years previous work-related experience in compliance, quality management, or accreditation/regulatory readiness Preferred


* Two-year Associate's degree or equivalent experience Required
* Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience Preferred


* Certification in healthcare accreditation, compliance, quality, or risk management Preferred

About us

Children's Health values the role each member of our team plays in helping us make life better for children. We employ more than 7,500 people and provide rewarding career opportunities that help them reach their highest potential.

We also hold Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence, we serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility for?the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and we are widely recognized for delivering high quality care.

Children's Health has also been named one of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker's Healthcare for nine consecutive years.

We invite you to learn more about Children's Health.


Children's Health offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for learning and career development. We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace, and our team members have a voice in their work through surveys and town halls.

We invite you to learn more about Children's Health.

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