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Patient Safety Manager

at Centura Health

Posted: 12/11/2018
Job Reference #: 5295
Keywords: operations

Job Description

  • Requisition ID2018-5295
    Department
    PSF RISK MANAGEMENT
    Facility
    PSF-PENROSE HOSPITAL
    Location
    US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Shift
    Days
    Work Type
    Full-Time
    FTE
    1.000
  • Welcome to Centura Health

    Welcome to largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.

    Flourishing Begins Here

    You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.

    Responsible for oversight responsibility for facility-wide patient safety program. This leadership role will direct others within the facility towards process improvements that support the reduction of patient/health errors and other factors that contribute to unintended adverse patient outcomes. Position provides leadership for safety assessments, coordinates the activities of the patient safety committee, educates other practitioners on the system-based causes for patient errors, consults with management and staff, develops and implements evidence-based programs that support effective patient safety strategies.

    What You Bring/Job Requirements

    In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

    Minimum Education Requirements

    Bachelor’s degree required

    Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or other clinical discipline preferred

    Graduate level education preferred


    Minimum Experience Requirements

    • Five (5) years of experience in a clinical healthcare environment
    • Previous experience with regulatory requirements, safety/risk/quality management and education
    • Knowledge of Joint Commission hospital standards and CMS regulations and occurrence reporting requirements.
    • Experience in clinical operations and/or experience working in performance improvement or quality management areas, preferred
    • Experience in managing a patient safety program, including occurrence reporting system, risk management and implementation of patient strategies (eg. proactive risk assessment, FMEA, root cause analysis), preferred
    • Proven education and facilitation skills, ability to educate and motivate physician leaders and organizational managers and to effectively facilitate improvement projects, process redesign and risk reduction workshops.
    • Ability to create and present quality data using tools such as Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

    License/Certifications
    Patient Safety Certification, preferred

    Physical Requirements
    Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally)

    Location: Primarily at Penrose, but will spend some time at St. Francis Medical Center.

    Your Connected Community

    When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

    Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. St. Francis Medical Center opened in 2008 to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services and Critical Care Unit. It also serves as southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate more than a decade as one of Healthgrades “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” and Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted.

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    Application Instructions

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