BJC Healthcare Patient Safety/Quality Improvement Specialist RN strongly preferred in Saint Louis, Missouri
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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.
Coordinates performance improvement and patient safety initiatives, providing guidance, education and assistance in the development, implementation and measurement for assigned projects, performance improvement initiatives and patient safety events.
Investigates and evaluates events for risk potential, loss minimization, and proper documentation in addition to using risk factors data to develop evidence-based Patient Safety interventions and process improvement strategies.
Provides consultation and support to teams or departments related to performance improvement initiatives, regulatory compliance and patient safety events.
Provides facilitation and support to teams and departments related to patient safety events.
Participates in root cause analysis (RCA), failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), and cluster investigations.
Assists departments in identifying and correcting regulatory compliance issues and participates in preparatory activities for regulatory agencies.
- 2-5 years
- No Experience
Licenses & Certifications
Registered Nurse (RN) License
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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