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RN - Patient Safety QI Coordinator - Day shift

Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 11093
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 12011053143201-Quality
Location: 0200

Overview

The Patient Safety Coordinator (PSC) is responsible for supporting day to day continuous patient safety operations for assigned facility(s) and/or business units. The PSC collaborates with Atrium Health key stakeholders and Quality teammates to optimize the safety culture across the system. Our Patient Safety Coordinator:

  • Assesses all quality referrals in order to prioritize quality issues.
  • Responsible for timely recognition, initiation, and investigation of safety concerns.
  • Exhibits critical thinking skills to develop innovative and sustainable improvement solutions for their assigned business unit/specialty area
  • Demonstrates strong planning, execution and follow up skills
  • Ensures that all safety related issues are reviewed by leadership or his/her designee within specified time frame.
  • Tracks all quality referrals.
  • Prepares Safety reports, scorecards, and presentations as appropriate
  • Reports to leadership as needed on a routine basis regarding status of quality/safety issues.
  • Assists with meeting PI standards.
  • Assists various departments and service lines with ad hoc PI projects. 
  • Responsible for education and internal consultation for leaders in regard to external regulatory standards and quality/performance improvement activities. 
  • Assists departments in maintaining PI activities to improve safety and quality of care. 
  • Serves as the project coordinator for assigned activities. 
  • Able to coordinate and facilitate performance improvement meetings. 
  • Facilitates information flow from the departments to the Quality Committee.   
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

What you will need: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required  
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia preferred. 
  • Three (3) years minimum clinical experience.  Previous quality/performance improvement experience preferred. 
  • Preferred Certified by the National Association for Health Care Quality (NAHQ)
  • Must have excellent problem solving, teaching ability, verbal and written communications, and interpersonal skills.  Experience with leading teams and working collaboratively with other departments.  Must have experience in data analysis and interpretation and statistical process control.