The Patient Safety Officer position is responsible for leading, improving, monitoring, and sustaining adherence with the Tenet Operating System for Patient Safety.This includes:
Successful adherence to patient safety policies and procedures, standard work process, improved patient safety outcomes, regulatory requirements and accreditation, and clinical measures as appropriate. The position implements and supports processes which drive outcomes based, evidence based, cost-effective and safe practices in the multiple facilities setting.
Reduces clinical risks at the point of care and mitigate those risks once they occur.
Implements and evaluates the effectiveness of the patient safety plan through tracking of multiple facility acquired conditions and through developing and reporting of other key performance indicators.
Collaborates with the multiple facility CEO, CNO, and DCQI to adhere to applicable federal, state, local regulations i.e. (The Joint Commission, EMTALA, FDA reporting, etc.) and will work closely with the multiple facilities CO in managing the quality of care domain of the compliance program.
Bachelorï¿½s Degree in patient care related field, or Masterï¿½s in Nursing, Health Services, or Patient Safety preferred
At least 3 years of experience (five years preferred) with progressive responsibility working in a quality/performance improvement and/or patient safety department
Experience leading interdisciplinary initiatives in process improvement or directly improving the reliability of healthcare delivery at the point of care preferred.
Those at the novice (no experience) or beginner level (less than 3 yearsï¿½ experience) must complete the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) curriculum on patient safety within 120 days of hire.
Certified Professional Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) [Preferred
California RN license preferred
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt preferred
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Turlock, California
Facility: Emanuel Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905024966
About Emanuel Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.