Patient Safety Officer FT Days Harper University Hospital
Company: Tenet Health
Posted on: November 11, 2019
The Patient Safety Officer is an integral member of the Tenet
Quality and Patient Safety Department. This position is responsible
for leading, improving, monitoring, and sustaining adherence with
the Tenet Operating System for Patient Safety. This includes:
- Successful adherence to patient safety policies and procedures,
standard work process, improved patient safety outcomes, regulatory
requirements and accreditation, and clinical measures as
appropriate. The position implements and supports processes which
drive outcomes based, evidence based, cost-effective and safe
practices in the multiple facilities setting.
- Reduces clinical risks at the point of care and mitigate those
risks once they occur in collaboration with the Tenet Quality &
Patient Safety Department.
- Implements and evaluates the effectiveness of the patient
safety plan through tracking of multiple facility acquired
conditions and through developing and reporting of other key
- Collaborates with the multiple facility CEO, CNO, COO, CMO, and
DCQI to adhere to applicable federal, state, local regulations i.e.
(The Joint Commission, EMTALA, FDA reporting, etc.) and will work
closely with the multiple facilities CO in managing the quality of
care domain of the compliance program.
Education:Must have Bachelor s Degree (patient care relatedfield
preferred). J.D, or Master s inNursing, Health Services, or Patient
Safety preferred. Work Experience:
- At least 3 years of experience(five years preferred) with
progressive responsibility working in aquality/performance
improvement and/or patient safety department
- Experience leadinginterdisciplinary initiatives in process
improvement or directly improving thereliability of healthcare
delivery at the point of care.
- Those at the novice (noexperience) or beginner level (less than
3 years experience) must complete theNational Patient Safety
Foundation (NPSF) curriculum on patient safety within120 days of
hire. Certification:Certified ProfessionalHealthcare Risk
Management (CPHRM) [Preferred] Required Licensure:
- Maintains active license
- In Florida, active riskmanagement licensure required Job:
CompliancePrimary Location: Detroit, MichiganFacility: Detroit
Medical Center Shared ServicesJob Type: Full-timeShift Type:
DaysEmployment practices will not be influenced or affected by an
applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status
or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless
doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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