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Pacific Medical Centers RN Patient Safety Officer - Clinic Administration in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Find what you’re looking for in your career, at PacMed as a RN Patient Safety Officer (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Clinic Administration in Seattle, WA.

As a patient safety professional, this position will exercise responsibility and accountability for coordinating, collecting, disseminating, and intervening in a manner that anticipates & prevents safety concerns through proactive risk assessment, as well as responding after the fact to evaluate actual safety events. This role will lead patient safety investigations within a multidisciplinary team to determine process improvements that will improve patient safety and eliminate preventable patient harm.

In this position you will:

  • Manage & Maintain Environment of Care and Life Safety compliance:

  • Identify clinical patient safety risks based on regulatory interpretation, clinic audits, proactive risk assessment, and other methods, and address risks to minimize patient harm

  • Work collaboratively with operations leaders to provide clinical safety education, workflow analysis, and process improvement to eliminate preventable harm. Codify process improvements through collaborative work on policy creation.

  • Oversight of safety committee scheduling, agenda determination and maintaining documentation of minutes, safety findings, and improvements.

  • Develops and implements education programs and materials to train staff to detect, mitigate, and avoid preventable clinical harm.

  • Provides technical guidance to core leaders and other appropriate parties regarding clinical patient safety process.

  • Provide policy and procedure interpretation and education as it applies to clinical patient safety.

  • Conduct research and applicable regulations/standards concerning patient safety and integrate findings into policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in nursing, public health or related field

  • Unencumbered WA state RN license required

  • AHA BLS

  • Three (3) years direct patient care experience as RN,

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in nursing, public health or related field

  • Five (5) years related experience in safety and regulatory compliance, with two years experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

  • One (1) year developing policies and procedures

Pacific Medical Center First Hill:

The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. PacMed’s compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.

The First Hill clinic is conveniently located east of I-5 in central Seattle. The clinic offers both primary care (Internal Medicine) and numerous areas of specialty care from Audiology to Women’s Health. Services offered at First Hill include ambulatory surgery, cardiovascular and echocardiography labs, infusion therapy, x-ray, onsite laboratory and pharmacy. Interpreter services are also available for our patients.

Seattle is the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.

The First Hill clinic is part of Pacific Medical Centers’ expanding network of outpatient clinics providing primary and specialty care to the greater Seattle area and employing more than 150 providers representing most medical specialties. Pacific Medical Centers is affiliated with Providence Health & Services, which operates 28 exceptional not-for-profit hospitals and more than 350 clinics across the West. With hundreds of physician and advanced practice provider opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, Pacific Medical Centers and Providence offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models. Find what you are looking for in your next practice opportunity with Pacific Medical Centers! Learn more at www.pacmed.org/providerjobs .

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

http://pacmed.jobs/benefits/

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide respectful, high-quality, patient-focused healthcare to each person and to the communities we serve.

About Us

Quality and respect. These are the words Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) employees live and work by. PacMed is a private, not-for-profit, primary and integrated multispecialty health care network with 10 outpatient clinics across the Puget Sound region and more than 175 primary and specialty care providers. Affiliated with the Providence Health & Services system, PacMed provides patient-focused health care — and even same-day appointments — to patients in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. We provide immediate access to cutting-edge technology, first-class facilities and board-certified specialists, many of whom have been listed as among “Seattle’s Best Doctors.”

Pacific Medical Centers, PacMed, and their Affiliates' (collectively “PacMed”) comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. PacMed does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 277544

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