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Providence Patient Safety Consultant - Quality Management in Everett, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Patient Safety Consultant (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) to Quality Management at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA.

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The Patient Safety Consultant is responsible for the implementation of the internal Patient Safety program of improved quality outcomes and improved control of loss prevention according to the guidelines of federal, state and regional legal requirements. Promotes and maintains cooperative relationships with Hospital Administrative personnel relative to incident reports pertinent and potential liability claims. Works in conjunction with legal counsel to investigate potential lawsuits, obtain requested information, and participate as needed in litigation proceedings.

In this position you will:

  • Improve quality outcomes and improved control of loss prevention, complying with all existing Washington Statues, Rules of the Department of Insurance and any other appropriate guidelines relating to medical malpractice, the Healthcare industry and civil law.

  • Receives referrals and intervenes with patient and/or family to resolve a grievance vs Hospital and/or personnel in order to eliminate or diminish potential liability claim.

  • Presents educational material to all employees upon orientation, at yearly educational updates, and additionally requested in order to satisfy continuing education requirements related to quality, risk, accreditation, and patient safety.

  • Review statistical analysis of the frequency and causes of general categories and specific types of adverse incidents causing injury to patients and recommends appropriate measures to minimize these incidents.

  • Reviews and completes follow-up and investigation as needed on events in order to comply with State and Regulatory Agency mandatory reporting requirements, including but not limited to root cause analysis, failure mode effects analysis, and other methodologies as appropriate.

  • Provides consultation, facilitation, and skill development such as systems thinking and total quality management tools to lead and support the organizational initiatives and “best practices” for Northwest Washington Service Area.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BSN), Insurance, Risk Management, Law, Business or related field and/or Healthcare Administration Or equivalent educ/experience

  • Five (5) years progressively responsible professional experience, which should include a basic background in medical terminology and physiology, as well as experience with acute care medical facilities

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of Epic EMR will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.

The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only two hours north.

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

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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: Quality/Risk/Safety (Non-Clinical)

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 287754

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