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Safety Director

Las Vegas, NV

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The Nursing Patient Safety Director
Las Vegas
$87,000 to $113,000 Annually
Benefits Offered
401K, Dental, Medical, Vision
Employment Type
Why Work Here?
“Amazing growth, great environment”
Job Summary and Duties
The Nursing Patient Safety Director reports to the Vice President of Quality. The primary purpose of this position is to advance a patient safety program that promotes a culture of safety and the elimination of avoidable harm.
Fosters a culture of safe practices to reduce error and improve patient outcomes. Assesses compliance with national patient safety goals and other patient safety initiatives and implements
to maximize patient safety. Knows and monitors the areas of organizational risk and compliance as it relates to patient safety. Emphasizes proactive harm prevention for patients, visitors, and staff through development and implementation of programs, policies, and activities.
. The employee shall support the hospital’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the performance improvement and patient safety plans. The employee will also be expected to support all organizational expectations including, but not limited to: Customer Service, Patient’s Rights, Confidentiality of Information, Environment of Care, Risk Management and HCA patient safety initiatives.
Graduate of an accredited RN School of Nursing or bachelor’s degree in health related field required; Master’s Degree preferred
Graduate of accredited Nursing School, Current State of Nevada License; or Degree in Health Service or a related field.
Certification in Patient Safety (CPPS) required; If not already CPPS, must obtain certification within 12 months of hire.
TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer, It not already a Master Trainer, must obtain within 12 months of hire.
as required by state
Experience/ Skills:
Clinical background required.
Minimum of three (3) years healthcare experience in patient safety, risk, and/or quality preferred. Healthcare experience should be recent and within a clinical setting such as Hospital, Ambulatory Surgery Center, etc.
Demonstrates good organizational skills; tendency to be organized, planful and structured Knowledge of patient safety science principles, theory, methods, standards and regulatory requirements
Superior interpersonal skills (developing and maintaining positive relationships; communicating clearly and effectively with people at all levels with verbal and nonverbal communication; working with others to identify, define and solve problems)
Strong leadership qualities (task completion, motivation, organization)
Knowledge of and experience with patient safety analysis techniques (methods). Proven team building skills in dealing with intra-professional clinical and operations teams including medical staff in diverse settings
Advanced computer skills with word processing and database competency.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to deliver educational and informational presentations on clinical and/or patient safety topics.
Ability to inspire others to believe in the culture of patient safety. Effective change agent.
Information management skills including flowcharting, data analysis and report preparation.
Knowledge of rapid cycle improvement theory
SALARY:Salary ranging between $87K-$113K base depending on experience
Join a dynamic team that is dedicated to:
Passionate Health care professional seeking : Flexible Schedules •Continued Education & Professional Growth
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Las Vegas, NV

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