Nov 29, 2021

RN Patient Safety and Risk Coordinator

  • Providence Health & Services
  • Portland, OR, USA
Full-time General Nursing

Job Description


Providence is calling a RN Patient Safety and Risk Coordinator - Risk Compliance And Safety (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Office Park Portland in Portland, OR

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We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Patient Safety and Risk Coordinator - Risk Compliance And Safety that will work with the Providence Medical Group Safety Officer and Risk/Compliance Manager to meet the objectives of the Safety and Risk Programs. This may include investigation of quality of care issues, reviewing and revising policies and procedures, surveying clinics for environment of care, infection control and clinical risk processes, teaching principles of safety and risk plus performing other duties related to safety, compliance and risk management.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Monitor and prepare evidence of compliance for regulatory audits and accreditation surveys
  • Act as resource expert for training clinic staff related to safety and risk management
  • Be responsible for identifying and triaging safety and risk management issues
  • Assist the Risk and Safety Managers in developing a comprehensive tracking, monitoring and training program for clinic staff related to patient safety and risk


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Certification of Registered Nurse
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a multi-disciplinary team

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Experience in safety and risk management
  • Five (5) years work experience in quality improvement
  • Demonstrated experience in quality improvement tools and techniques, including rapid cycle improvement methods

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 297422