$150K — $200K *
Director, Patient Safety
Responsible for the design, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive patient safety strategy and program in a collaborative dyad partnership with the Medical Director of Patient Safety. Collaborates with the Medical Director of Event Review, other hospital leadership, and staff to support the organization in achieving outstanding performance on key patient safety metrics. Develops a comprehensive program to reduce patient harm, support the culture of safety, proactively identify risk and encourage adverse event reporting. Ensures national benchmarks and regulatory requirements related to patient safety are achieved and maintained. Develops, implements and maintain policies and procedures that meet regulatory (Federal and State) and accreditation requirements.
Supports the Chief Quality Officer and Senior Director of the Center for Quality and Patient Safety in building capability and capacity from the front line to the board in the principles of high reliability and safety. Shares best practice within and outside Seattle Children's Enterprise to enhance and promote our values of excellence and safety as a core value. Collaborates with organizational leaders to accomplish the mission and goals of the patient safety program. Integrates and utilizes the IHI Model for Improvement and Continuous Innovation and Improvement (CII) methodology to promote excellence in clinical care and service.
- Clinical Degree including but not limited to Pharmacy or Nursing. Advanced education at the Master’s level; equivalent education maybe considered.
- Minimum of five (5) years years management and/or administrative experience in a hospital or health care setting
- A combination of experience, education and training which substantially demonstrates knowledge, skills and abilities in a hospital-based role involving patient safety.
- Demonstrated success implementing organization-wide projects utilizing improvement/change management methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, IHI model of change, or related experience
- Extensive knowledge of current patient safety concepts and best practices; regulatory requirements and standards; and ability to demonstrate compliance.
- Current Washington State license in area of clinical expertise
- Previous or current experience in managing the safety or quality functions of a large institution or integrated clinical service
- Clinical pediatric experience
- Operational or supervisory experience in a complex healthcare system
- Local, regional, and national safety presentation experience sharing best practices via poster, workshop and/or presentation formats
Valid through: 9/2/2020
$100K — $150K
8 days ago