Patient Safety Specialist RN
Posted on: May 23, 2023
Facilitates system-wide activities related to patient safety program. Provides oversight and follow up on occurrence reporting, reviews trends, prepares patient safety briefs/education and provides safety-related training. Performs RCA, FMEA and case reviews and partners with quality team to ensure identified safety trends are acted upon.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Administers patient safety program components, incorporating leading practices, regulatory requirements, and current literature.
Contributes to the analysis of patient safety trends and provides support for needed actions. Supports training for topics such as just culture and high reliability principles.
Partners with clinical quality team to ensure patient safety goals are met and addressed.
Participates in the investigation and analysis of adverse events, including critical incidents and near misses. Tracks, monitors, and reports follow-up on recommendations.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
* Registered Nurse
Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited or state board of nursing approved Registered/Professional Nursing program. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
Minimum Experience: 2 years of acute care experience. Preferred: patient safety experience.
The pay range for this position is: $34.73 - $53.83/ hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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