HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Patient Safety and Risk in Margate, Florida

Director Patient Safety and Risk Northwest Medical Center Margate, FL

_Facility Description:_ Join a dynamic team of healthcare providers in a friendly work environment. We're dedicated to the highest quality patient care and we're looking for dedicated, qualified, compassionate professionals to become part of our team. Northwest Medical Center offers supportive management, great benefits and flexibility. A 223-bed medical center, we continue to expand and integrate the latest technology into patient care. Our facility features a state of the art Cardiovascular Tower and newly expanded 53 bed Emergency Room, the largest in South Florida, providing increased opportunity for professional growth. / / /Northwest Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for seven consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/

_Job Description:_ Reporting to the Vice President of Quality Management, the Director Patient Safety and Risk (DPS) 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.

_Responsibilities include:_ * Advance Patient Safety through Systems Thinking and Design * Identify and Mitigate Patient Safety Risk * Increase Patient Safety Awareness and Practice among Clinicians and Staff through education and training * Engage Executive and Clinical Leaders to support Patient Safety culture * Identify Opportunities for Patient and Family Engagement in Patient Safety * Search for more effective and effective processes to accomplish goals while reducing costs * Track and trend patient outcomes; make recommendations and develop action programs to improve delivery of care * Follow established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm * Demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, HCA Ethics and Compliance policies, and quality initiatives For additional information please contact Elizabeth.Flader@HCAHealthcare.com. #LI-EFL

_Qualifications:_ * Clinical background, RN preferred * Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred * LHRM required; CPHRM, CPPS must have within first year of hire * 5 years healthcare experience with a focus in advanced nursing * 3 years in Risk Management, Quality in an acute care environment * Demonstrated analytical skills; familiarity with statistical and/or actuarial methods * Excellent computer skills with demonstrated spreadsheet and database competency * Previous management experience preferred

Title: Director Patient Safety and Risk

Location: Florida-Margate-Northwest Medical Center - North Broward County

Requisition ID: 00456-3755