The Patient Safety Officer will have primary oversight of the facility-wide patient safety program. This leadership role will direct others within the facility towards process improvements to support the reduction of medical/health care errors and other factors that contribute to unintended adverse patient outcomes. This practitioner provides leadership for safety assessments, coordinates the activities of the patient safety function or committee, educates other practitioners on the system-based cause for medical errors, consults with management and staff, and communicates literature-based ideas regarding effective patient safety strategies to others within the organization.
Investigates patient safety issues within the organization
Attends or leads Root Cause Analysis, Focused Reviews and Intense Analysis
Ensures compliance with audits and monitoring as defined in actin plans
Notifies Risk Management of potential risk issues
Revises and develops policies and procedures involving patient safety
Oversees the creation, review and refinements of the scope of the Patient Safety Program on an annual basis.
Required: Bachelorï¿½s Degree in patient care related field with J. D, or Masterï¿½s in Nursing, Health Services, or Patient Safety preferred. Completion of patient safety curriculum either through ASHRM, NPSF, AHA, IHI, or other academic provider
Required: 5 years in direct patient care and 3 years in Quality/Risk/Patient Safety
Required: CPHRM or CPPS Certification or eligible to take exam within two years of employment
Job: Customer Service
Primary Location: El Paso, Texas
Facility: The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005040205
About The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.