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Director Patient Safety

Company name
TH Medical.

Dallas, TX, United States

Employment Type

Executive, Manager, Healthcare

Posted on
Jun 26, 2020

Valid Through
Oct 09, 2020

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Director, Patient Safety','!*!The Patient Safety Director will be the functional domain thought

and impact leader for safety at Tenet and interact with similar level functional

leaders (e.g., Safety, Regulatory, Infection Prevention) as a team to build an

integrated plan for impact. This

position is responsible for building a safety agenda that bridges across the

three business units (e.g., Acute Care Hospitals, USPI, and TPR), and extending

vertically to up-skill and develop the facilities’ Patient Safety Officer (PSO)

. In addition, he/she will ensure adherence

with Patient Safety Regulations & Accreditation. Excellence in this role would be driving

safety outcomes Tenet-wide while radically up-skilling and up-willing PSOs at

the facilities.  More specifically, this

position will:

Develop a safety agenda that solves our performance

opportunities, incorporates proven practices, and distilled to a manageable

clarity so that it is easier to implement, train, track, and goal against valid

metrics and targets.Work with peer knowledge domain leaders to build an

integrated and mutually reinforcing “quality-safety-regulatory-infection

prevention” plan.  By design this plan

should overlap knowledge domains and maintain clarity of purpose with

specificity. The position implements and supports processes which drive

outcomes-based, evidence-based, cost-effective and safe practices in the

multiple facilities setting (e.g., ACH, USPI, and TPR).Be a higher-level expert of

the facility leaders in safety practices and formulation of goals and targets.Routinely support multiple facilities by providing them with advice, best

practice tools and templates, connecting facilities with each other for

enhanced knowledge sharing, and researching information on their behalf. Collaborate with the

multiple facilities’ CEO, CNO, COO, CMO, Patient Safety Officers, and DCQIs to

adhere to applicable federal, state, local regulations. These include but are

not limited to The Joint Commission, EMTALA, FDA reporting, etc.','!*!EducationRegistered Nurse (RN) BSN degree required, with

experience in quality/performance improvement, and as applicable in other

related areas of responsibility.Advanced degree in a health related field

(Masters or Doctorate) preferred, with 5 years of relevant facility preferred

management experienceCurrent nursing licensureExperienceAt least five years of experience working in a quality/performance improvement and / or 

patient safety department.At least five years of experience leading

interdisciplinary initiatives in process improvement or directly improving the

reliability of healthcare delivery at the point of care.     Certification:Certified Professional Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)

[Preferred]Certified Joint Commission Professional

(CJCP) [Preferred]Certified

Professional Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) [Preferred]Up to 75% travel.  As travel is required, we will run a MVR on the final candidate.


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