Jun 03, 2022

Patient Safety Coordinator

  • BayCare Health System
  • Tampa, FL, USA

Job Description

Patient Safety Coordinator(

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The Patient Safety Coordinator is responsible for leading and facilitating patient safety initiatives impacting clinical and operational processes throughout the organization. Responsibilities include the review and reduction of medical errors and other factors that contribute to patient harm. The Patient Safety Coordinator works collaboratively with care teams and leaders to develop, deploy and monitor patient safety standard adherence and patient safety improvement processes that ensure safe, clinically effective care. Responsible for engaging the unit/department based patient safety coaches in process improvement activities and harm reduction strategies. Provides on-going support, education and guidance to leaders, team members and physicians on patient safety practices and protocols to mitigate risk of errors that cause patient harm and foster a safety culture across the health system. Oversees and audits safety process adherence and maintains documentation of performance improvement efforts.

Required Specific Skills include: Knowledge of regulatory standards as relates to the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals.

Preferred Licensure & Certification is CPPS (Patient Safety).

Certifications and Licensures
RequiredRN (Registered Nurse)
PreferredReference summary for details

OrBachelor'sHealthcare Related

Required5 yearsClinical Related
Preferred2 yearsLeadership

Specific Skills
RequiredCustomer service skills
RequiredWritten and verbal communication skills
RequiredInterpersonal skills
RequiredDelegation skills
RequiredWork independently
RequiredWork with a team
RequiredCritical thinking skills
RequiredOrganizational skills
RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position
RequiredKnowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to position
RequiredMedical terminology use and understanding



Primary Location

: FL-Tampa-BayCare Medical Group Central Business Office
Schedule: Varies


: Days
Shift Hours: Varies
Weekend Work: Occasional
On Call: No
Employment Status: ACTIVE FULL TIME

Does this position fall under CMS guidelines for COVID19 vaccine or exemption? No