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Patient Safety Manager (RN)

Company: HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland
Location: Texas City
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionSHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time
Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Patient Safety Manager (RN)We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland - Texas City, TXPatient Safety Manager (RN) - Risk ManagementHCA Houston Healthcare Mainland has been an integral part of Galveston County for more than 60 years. We offer 223 beds and services in emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, physical therapy, radiology, total joint replacements, hyperbaric medicine diagnostic/imaging services and wound care facilities.HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.What you will do in this role:This position supports patient safety program which includes, but is not limited to the following components: Assists Patient Safety Director in planning, implementing and supervising the performance improvement of quality/patient safety initiatives as delegated. Provide support and teamwork with the Director of Patient Safety to mitigate and analyze safety events; implement and provide supervision of performance improvement action plans, facilitate legal processes, and other quality/patient safety initiatives as delegated. Actively participates in the development of a comprehensive patient safety improvement program inclusive of the analysis and trending of data.Support of the program would include the following activities:

  • Manages patient safety concern hotline.
  • Daily patient safety rounds that identify patient safety risks.
  • Support and encourage variance reporting throughout the organization through a non-punitive just event reporting system.
  • Reviews and manage facility variance/occurrence reports to identify clinical risk issues.
  • Conducts surveillance, chart reviews and education activities for patient safety and performance improvement.
  • Participates in the investigation and coordination of analysis of safety events.
  • Collects accurate data pertaining to patient safety indicator and hospital acquired condition measures.
  • Coordinates root cause analysis of patient safety events and assures implementation of resulting action plans.
  • Conducts the investigation, summary reporting, data analysis, response planning, implementation and follow-up of all events of harm root cause analyses within a hospital.
  • Facilitates the investigation and resolution of patient complaints and grievances.
  • Tracks and reports to the FDA, including RASMAS and other entities, any medical device related events according to the requirements of the Safe Medical Device Act.
  • Coordinates information gathering and interviews related to claims and suits and interact with legal counsel as needed.
  • Promote a culture that is positive, that values individual strengths, and is committed to optimal patient care in compliance with regulatory standards.QualificationsWhat qualification you will need:Education:
    • Preferred Bachelor's degree in Healthcare or related field and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
      • Must hold an Associate Degree of Nursing or higher.Qualifications:
        • Registered Nurse (RN) with current Texas nursing license.
          • Preferred, 5 years of progressive nursing experience in an acute care setting. Must have 2 years of progressive nursing experience in an acute care healthcare setting.
            • Preferred, previous program development, computer skills and hands-on experience communicating with patients to resolving patient related issues or concerns.
              • Preferred, Certification in Patient Safety (CPPS):
                • Must achieve a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) within 12 months from date of hire.
                  • Preferred, management experience.
                    • Other licenses/certifications as required by clinical area and State.HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you.If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.NoticeOur Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

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