Job Description

RN - Patient Safety Coordinator

SUMMARY: Valley Children's Hospital is seeking a Patient Safety Coordinator Registered Nurse to join the team. Based in Madera, CA, and ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country in seven pediatric specialties and named one of the Nation’s top children’s Hospitals by The Leapfrog Group, Valley Children’s has been open for nearly 70 years. The Patient Safety Program utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to the design and implementation of our Patient Safety Program, which addresses ongoing and continuous quality improvement. Multidisciplinary quality and performance improvement activities are utilized to promote patient safety.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Hospital's overall patient safety and clinical risk management program
  • Accountable for supporting the risk and patient safety program and the organization's performance improvement process
  • Responsible for identifying potential risk and safety improvement initiatives
  • Investigates specific areas of concern as identified by leadership
  • Provides consultation and assistance to medical, administrative, and other staff on patient safety, risk management, performance improvement and other quality of care issues
  • Translates data into actionable information; and participates with the customer experience process for monitoring and evaluating the quality of care and services provided to patients and families
  • Assists in the identification of trends, formulating conclusions, and making recommendations for improvement

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate's Degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • A valid California RN license
  • Minimum five (5) years nursing experience is required
  • Minimum four (4) years recent experience or knowledge of healthcare regulations including TJC, Title XXII and other regulatory standards
  • Certified Board Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) obtained within 12 months of hire or transfer into position
  • Demonstrated progressive computer, statistical analysis, communication, and presentation skills
    High level clinical problem-solving and critical thinking skills are a must

POSITION DETAILS: This is a Full Time, Exempt position, Mon-Fri and off on weekends and holidays, robust benefits plan and a competitive salary based on experience.

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