HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Risk Management Director (Patient Safety Officer) in West Palm Beach, Florida

Risk Management Director (Patient Safety Officer) JFK Medical Center North Campus West Palm Beach, FL

*Facility Description:

JFK Medical Center North Campus located in the heart of West Palm Beach, is a 250-bed acute care facility with over 30 years’ experience in providing the highest quality of care to our community. Conveniently located right off I-95, and equipped with large private rooms, soothing environments and technologically advanced medical equipment, our comprehensive service offering not only establishes West Palm Hospital as a premiere, full-service hospital but makes certain that our highly trained and caring staff is prepared to address the healthcare needs of those we serve.

JFK North has been named one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Only 14% of the nation’s hospitals receive this honor. Additionally, our stroke program holds a Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission and has earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association "Get with the Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award." These distinctions are a direct result of our physicians and employees’ commitment to clinical excellence.

_Job Description:_ The Risk Management 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.

_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 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: Risk Management Director (Patient Safety Officer)

Location: Florida-West Palm Beach-JFK Medical Center North Campus

Requisition ID: 01331-2680