Apr 15, 2021

Patient Safety Manager

  • Grady Health System
  • Atlanta, GA, USA

Job Description

Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages of your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady!

SUMMARY

The Patient Safety Manager, reports to Executive Director Infection Prevention, provides management of initiatives and programs that proactively promotes patient safety and the Joint Commission accreditation process. This position is responsible and accountable for planning, organizing and managing activities and programs related to processes that impact the safe delivery of care. In addition to the management of patient safety initiatives, the Patient Safety Manager also leads and directs the Joint Commission survey readiness and accreditation process for the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or related field required.
  • Master's Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Business or related field preferred
  • Five (5) or more years’ clinical experience including quality improvement programs required.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse or must obtain Georgia nursing license within 6 months of hire required.
  • Knowledge of sentinel/serious event principles and issues relating to patient safety.
  • Superior organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Must possess strong leadership qualities to include task completion and motivation and an effective change agent.
  • Demonstrates experience with data collection, data analysis and data reporting.
  • Direct experience with managing performance improvement teams and workgroups.

Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.