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Nurse Manager | Patient Safety

Reading, PA
We're working on behalf of a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. The system's six acute care hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care — from prevention, screenings and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. They also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure their communities are the healthiest they can be. Their caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
 
We seek candidates with CPHQ or CPPS certification and two (2) or more years of quality, performance improvement or patient safety experience experience for the role of Patient Safety Process Manager. In this role you will support individuals across the healthcare system to successfully utilize RL Solutions for reporting, investigating events and managing the system across all sites. You will act as an organizational resource for patient safety concepts, tools and methods.  Primary responsibilities include facilitating and advising on Cause Analysis methods to identify causes and contributing factors for safety events and near misses. You will also facilitate Failure Modes and Effects Analysis and Apparent Cause Analysis Teams. You will work with key leaders to assure that corrective actions are addressed, and improvement monitored in response to what is learned in the analysis.  You will engage with frontline staff, staff responsible for event reporting and is active in the electronic reporting system.  You will advocate for/support improvement efforts and serve as a resource for clinical regulatory compliance.  
 
Candidates must have a Bachelors degree in Nursing and be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Pennsylvania (or have the ability to gain this licensure). Must have direct experience with clinical process improvement, process reengineering, healthcare quality improvement or like clinical initiatives. Must have experience in implementation of regulatory Joint Commission initiatives and/or Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals. Must hold CPPS certification or be able to attain within two (2) years of employment. Must have five (5) years of work experience in healthcare and understanding of care across the continuum.

The role offers highly competitive compensation and benefits. This is an excellent opportunity to join a healthcare organization whose hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac and vascular surgery, trauma, hematology and oncology. Their brand new medical complex in Reading combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design making it one of the most sophisticated surgical centers and inpatient facilities in the region. For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says "Apply Now."

 
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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