The Patient Safety Manager promotes directs, coordinates, and ensures that occurrence reporting systems and patient safety processes to promote a culture of safety, achieve compliance with standards, and reduce patient harm.
This position manages the occurrence reporting system across the organization and works closely with departments and physicians to utilize the system fully. This position coordinates data management for reporting out at the unit level, department level and aggregate level for the organization.
The position also coordinates and manages the out of organization reporting to the various Patient Safety Organizations and other external reporting agencies, including responsibility to disseminate information and develop action plans to mitigate any risks identified from these external organizations. Develops data reporting requirements and works closely with the management team, clinical analytics, and physicians. Identifies areas needing improvement.
The Patient Safety Manager implements systems and processes to effectively collect event entries and collate data, ensuring comprehensive analysis for identifying trends issues and improvement and which are consistent with excellent quality outcomes and evidence based practices. Designs/enhances data management tools to provide effective and user-friendly systems for data tracking.
This position is responsible for entering case reviews into the system for tracking and trending and developing action plans when opportunities for improvement are identified.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Master's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university
Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
License/Certification: California Registered Nurse - RN
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to collect and record data, evaluate data and statistics, and maintain effective reporting systems
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines
Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility
Knowledge of statistical analysis and reporting practices pertaining to quality improvement and program evaluation
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford - 2 years ago