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Manager Patient Safety- Quality Improvement

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital • Marietta, GA • Leadership • 107046 • Days • Full-Time

Overview

WellStar Kennestone Hospital has an opportunity for a Manager Patient Safety in Quality Improvement Department .

 

Full-Time - Day Shift - 7:30am- 4:30pm or 8:00am - 5:00pm 

 

As one of the Top 100 hospitals, WellStar Kennestone offers the most advanced care available for all your surgical, medical, rehabilitative, and emergency care needs. In addition to a highly qualified team of physicians, nurses, and clinical staff, we offer the very latest in technology and diagnostic imaging capabilities.

 

Under the leadership of the Associate Vice President or Director of Quality, the Patient Safety Manager coordinates overall high reliability education and sustainment efforts to entrench a culture of patient safety among WellStar hospital staff and faculty. This role develops and delivers education at all levels, consistent with the WellStar Safety First program, and leads the hospital's peer safety and intervention program. This role actively participates in the safety event classification process, including weekly classification activities, facilitates the root cause analysis process, ongoing common cause analyses and supports development of annual patient safety related reports and plans provided to department and organizational leadership.

Responsibilities

Under the leadership of the Associate Vice President or Director of Quality, the Patient Safety Manager coordinates overall high reliability education and sustainment efforts to entrench a culture of patient safety among WellStar hospital staff and faculty. This role develops and delivers education at all levels, consistent with the WellStar Safety First program, and leads the hospital's peer safety and intervention program. This role actively participates in the safety event classification process, including weekly classification activities, facilitates the root cause analysis process, ongoing common cause analyses and supports development of annual patient safety related reports and plans provided to department and organizational leadership.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree Required and
  • (Nursing or healthcare-related field preferred); MBA or Master?s Degree in healthcare-related field Preferred


Required Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in healthcare, nursing or clinical practice. Required and
  • Minimum 2 years f experience in patient safety, risk prevention, quality or education roles. Required and
  • Experience in management of safety principles highly desirable.
    Preferred


Required Minimum Skills:

  • Proven ability to analyze, interpret, and display data; strong attention to detail; meticulous accuracy and thoroughness
  • Superior organizational and interpersonal skills with ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and written communication skills required
  • High degree of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in problem solving and negotiating teams to reach consensus
  • Ability to build relationships and foster communication among stakeholders in clinical and non-clinical settings.


Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s)

  • Cert Prof Healthcare Quality 1.00 Preferred 1.00




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