Sunshine Parkway, Florida

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Registered Nurse (RN) Director of Patient Safety
Quality (FTE 1.0)

Palms West Hospital
Loxahatchee, FL

 
Facility Description:

Since 1986, Palms West Hospital has celebrated excellence in healthcare. Our state-of-the-art 204-bed facility, centrally located in Palm Beach County, offers top-quality care in every category from preventative programs to elective, major, and emergency surgeries. We are an Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Primary Stroke Center. Palms West Hospital has adult and pediatric emergency services, a dedicated New Life Center featuring Birthing Suites and a Level II NICU, as well as a full-service Children’s Hospital, providing pediatric healthcare services in one child-friendly location. Additional services include outpatient rehabilitation, an aquatics center, orthopedic spine center, robotics, and interventional radiology.

 

Palms West Hospital is located on a spacious 94-acre campus in Palm Beach County, just 12 miles from the Atlantic Ocean.  The surrounding areas include Wellington, Royal Palm Beach and Loxahatchee. Wellington is known for its abundant parks and quality schools. Royal Palm Beach and Loxahatchee are known for their large acreage parcels, new homes, and equestrian community. We invite you to explore career opportunities with us at Palms West Hospital and The Children’s Hospital at Palms West. Join our team of top healthcare professionals while enjoying all Palm Beach County has to offer.

 
Benefits:

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, and employee stock purchase program.


Job Description:

The Patient Safety Director is responsible for facilitating the transition from a retrospective, reactive model for risk management to a prospective, proactive loss prevention, harm reducing patient safety program.  Promotes a culture of safety.  Directs others within the facility towards process improvements that support the elimination of medical/health care errors and other factors that contribute to unintended adverse patient outcomes.  Initiates and oversees the development of a comprehensive patient safety improvement program inclusive of the analysis and trending of data.  This position demonstrates a high degree of responsibility, accountability and autonomy.  



Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, or related field Required.
  • Master’s Degree Preferred   
 Experience:
  • 3 years’ experience in a position dedicated to either Patient Safety, Risk, or Quality clinical education experience responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of clinical education programs Required
  • 3 years bedside nursing experience in acute care setting Preferred
  • Previous management experience Preferred
 
Other Qualifications
  •         RN with current Florida licensure Required
    • RN requirement may be waived for other Licensed Clinical Professionals with three consecutive years of Risk Management Director experience at an HCA-affiliated facility
  • Certification in Patient Safety (CPPS)
    • If not already CPPS, must complete the following:
      • CPPS Examination must be taken within 90 days of hire
      • CPPS Certification must be achieved within 12 months from date of hire.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of patient safety science principles, theory, methods, standards and regulatory requirements
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership qualities (task completion, motivation, organization)
  • Knowledge of and experience with patient safety analysis techniques (methods), including root cause analysis, cause and effect analysis, and failure mode and effect analysis.

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Sunshine Parkway, Florida

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