Specialist Patient Safety - RN Registered Nurse - Division of Quality Safety

Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center

 

Location:  US:PA:Enola

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Days
Hours:  Days/Evenings

 

Specialist Patient Safety - RN Registered Nurse - Division of Quality Safety

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Specialist Patient Safety - RN Registered Nurse 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, 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.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelors Degree in healthcare required

 

3 years clinical practice required

 

2 years of progressive leadership or project management experience required

 

Certification in Patient Safety must be obtained within 2 years of hire

 

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

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners preferred

 

 

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  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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