Patient Safety Officer


HMH HOSPITALS CORPORATION North Bergen Requisition # 2019-75656 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysAs Needed On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours8 Address7600 River Rd, North Bergen, 07047

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Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

Responsibilities

The primary role of the Patient Safety Officer is to promote a culture of patient safety and coordinate the systematic implementation of an effective Patient Safety Plan. In this leadership role, the Patient Safety Officer will direct others toward process improvements that will support the reduction of medical/ health care errors and other factors that contribute to unintended adverse patient outcomes. The Patient Safety Officer will also provide leadership for safety assessments, coordinate the activities of the safety committees, educate staff on the system-based causes for medical error, and communicate literature-based ideas regarding effective patient safety strategies to others within the organization.

Qualifications

RN/NJ Licensure required; BSN required, Master's preferred. Minimum of seven (7) years healthcare experience preferably in quality improvement/measurement and project management. Certified Professional In Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or related certification preferred.

Our Network

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.