Patient Safety Nurse

Location
Salary Range
$80,000.00 to $130,000.00 /year
Description

Seeking a Patient Safety Nurse for a permanent role at a top hospital system with locations across Delaware.

Responsibilities and Duties:



  • Develop, implement and evaluate processes and procedures to support event management, including Medical-Dental Staff peer review and workplace concerns

  • Collaborate with Risk Management, Patient Relations and other clinical departments to facilitate review of events

  • Identify, screen and triage cases review based on urgency, level of harm, complexity, and criteria or red flags

  • Monitor progress in achieving event management and peer review outcomes and system improvements.

  • Disseminate and incorporate best practice; acts as a liaison to other clinical departments.

  • Identify potential quality issues based on referrals and appropriately refers for event/peer review process

  • Disseminate case information to appropriate Event/Peer Review Specialist and other staff as needed.

  • Manage event management-based committees, workgroups, huddles, debriefs and other groups as assigned.

  • Utilize clinical expertise and culture of responsibility concepts to guide event management and provide information relative to specific cases and events.

  • Implement strategies based on current and best practice of care including safe, effective and efficient care.

  • Network with other organizations for best practice and initiates change resultant in decrease in patient harm.

Qualifications and Skills:



  • BSN required

  • Master's degree in Nursing preferred

  • Five to 10 years of acute care nursing experience required

  • Current Delaware/Compact RN licensure required

  • Minimum two years' work experience in patient safety or quality preferred

Benefits:



  • Medical, vision, and dental coverage

  • Retirement savings programs

  • Tuition assistance

  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities