Director Patient Safety-Risk Management

Location: Aventura, Florida
Date Posted: 19-07-2018
Job Summary and Duties
Reporting to the Vice President of Quality Management, the Director Patient Safety and Risk (DPS) is responsible for facilitating the transition from a retrospective, reactive model for risk management to a prospective, proactive loss prevention, harm reducing patient safety program.
Advance Patient Safety through Systems Thinking and Design
Identify and Mitigate Patient Safety Risk
Increase Patient Safety Awareness and Practice among Clinicians and Staff through education and training
Engage Executive and Clinical Leaders to support Patient Safety culture
Identify Opportunities for Patient and Family Engagement in Patient Safety
Search for more effective and effective processes to accomplish goals while reducing costs
Track and trend patient outcomes; make recommendations and develop action programs to improve delivery of care
Follow established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm
Demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, HCA Ethics and Compliance policies, and quality initiatives
Bachelor’s required, Master’s in Nursing or related field preferred
CPHRM, CPPS must have within first year of hire
Experience/ Skills:
Clinical background, RN preferred
5+ years healthcare experience with a focus in advanced nursing
3+ years in Risk Management, Quality in an acute care environment
Demonstrated analytical skills; familiarity with statistical and/or actuarial methods
Excellent computer skills with demonstrated spreadsheet and database competency
Previous management experience preferred
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