Patient Safety Risk Officer | RN | Ohio
Galileo Search is conducting a search for an experienced Patient Safety Risk Officer for our nationally recognized, award-winning Client. Located in a thriving city known for their down to earth residents, you’ll find everything from a foodie-worthy innovative restaurant scene, convenient access to cultural and art events as well as sporting events and entertainment venues. This opportunity combines professional growth and challenge, with a high standard of living!
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
•Provides for 24/7 Patient Safety/Risk Management coverage and response for assigned areas of responsibility. Proactively performs surveillance and evaluates patient safety risks in a uniform and consistent manner for assigned facilities, service areas and affiliated joint ventures
•Oversight of incident reporting and response process, including evaluation of all incidents, investigation, identification of risk exposures, follow-up and performance of trending analysis for assigned facilities/service areas
•Serves as ZeroHarm trainer for the organization. Coaches/mentors leadership and colleagues on use of Safety Behaviors. Participates on the MCHS Serious Safety Event Classification team and provides information on potential safety events for team review
•Responsible for identification of potential and actual sentinel events with prompt notification of key stakeholders including senior leadership, and site administration for conducting investigation of event and root cause analysis
•Collaborates to support investigation and defense of claims against the Health System. Provides defense attorneys requested information to prepare for pending litigation and/or claim reimbursement
•Provides guidance and support for patient care issues with patient safety/risk or legal implications, i.e. consent issues, adoption, guardianship, EMTALA, HIPAA
•Ohio RN or reciprocity required
•Certified Professional inHealthcare Risk Management CPHRM required within two years of hire
•Minimum 2 years of experience in the field of Patient Safety/Risk Management; or at minimum 5 years of recent progressive management and clinical leadership experience
•Understanding of how to identify and address system or process failures that contribute to patient safety issues. Familiarity with tools such as Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, Root Cause Analysis, Apparent Cause Analysis, and Learning From Defects desired
•Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local regulations related to health care and of accrediting/certifying agencies such as The Joint Commission and CMS desired
•Ability to travel to multiple close proximity sites; Valid Ohio Driver's license required.
About Galileo Search:
How will YOU benefit when working with Galileo?
• Highly competitive pay rates that are best in the industry -- with weekly direct-deposit
• Generous per diem for incidentals expenses and the housing of your choice if not provided by the client
• Travel expense reimbursement (flights, rental car or mileage) when applicable
• Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k available
• State License expense reimbursement for endorsement
• Comprehensive insurance coverage
• Short or long-term assignments
• Professional liability insurance coverage
• World-class support before, during and after each assignment
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