Feb 25, 2020

Patient Safety Specialist

  • Novant Health
  • Charlotte, NC, USA

Job Description


The Patient Safety Specialist assists in the development and implementation of patient safety programs. Facilitates cause analysis of actual or near miss events throughout the organization. Provides education, and mentoring to clinical stakeholders. Facilitates multidisciplinary teams to achieve measureable and sustainable improvements in process and systems related to patient safety. Assist in the development of complex clinical risk reduction strategies. Responsible for maintaining up-to-date knowledge of high reliability principles and strategies.


Education: Bachelor's degree required. In a healthcare/clinical field preferred.

Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience in the delivery of clinical care in nursing or allied health required.


Current license in nursing or allied health. Obtains Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) certification within two years of accepting role required.

Additional Skills Required: Strong written and verbal skills; proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Visio; ability to self-direct, manage time and resources; ability to facilitate high functioning teams; ability to travel throughout the Novant Health footprint.


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time. Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement. The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care. All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".