Penn State Health Holy Spirit Hospital
Location: US:PA:Camp Hill
Work Type: Full Time
The Specialist Patient Safety is responsible to assess for patient safety issues, including investigation, cause analysis, and the associated improvement projects to advance patient safety and reduce risk. Manage a portfolio of patient safety projects, and monitor and evaluate clinical processes for the safe delivery of care. Present to hospital leadership and partner with clinical areas to improve patient safety. Educate caregivers and staff in patient safety sciences and methodologies. Drives initiatives using evidence-based standards of care and standardization of processes to improve the reliability of systems.
Bachelor's Degree in healthcare required
3 years of clinical practice required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of patient safety and quality improvement methodologies
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Currently licensed to practice as a RN registered nurse by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners preferred
2 years of progressive leadership or project management experience preferred
Certification in Patient Safety preferred
WHY PENN STATE HEALTH?
Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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