Manager Patient Safety

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Job Functions Reporting to the Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety, the Patient Safety Manager manages the process for safety event reporting including daily review and triage of all events and assignment of and tracking of follow up investigations. As needed, facilitates investigation of events and the development of corrective actions and monitoring plans. Facilitates safety event huddles as appropriate and manages event investigation, corrective action development and monitoring. * Minimum Qualifications * Education o BSN or degree in a health care related field required. o Evidence of continuing education or Master's degree preferred. * Experience o At least 5 years experience in a healthcare organization with at least 3 years related to risk management/patient safety. * Licensure and/or Certification o Certification in risk management or patient safety preferred * Skills o Strong written and verbal communication skills o Detail Oriented o Ability to manage data and generate reports o Knowledge of statistical processes and measurement techniques o Ability to work independently and facilitate teams o Organizational skills o Excellent customer service skills. o Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English. o Experienced Computer skills required. o Ability to maintain confidential information Knowledge of performance improvement, root cause analysis and failure mode effects methodologies

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