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Shift:First Shift (United States of America)
Manager, Patient Safety
***Resume Required for Consideration***
Why Nebraska Medicine:
Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.
- Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
- Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care
- Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska
The Patient Safety Manager is responsible for the management, coordination, and monitoring of tasks and improvement efforts related to improving clinical quality and patient safety. Provide project leadership and/or consultation for some of the organization's strategic clinical quality and patient safety improvement efforts. As a part of the clinical quality and patient safety team, Direct and Support the achievement of the organization's safety goals and utilize appropriate resources to benchmark safety achievements and set organizational direction. measurement (scorecard) and clinical improvement resources. Oversee the organization's relationship with affiliated or key organizations. Support clinical quality improvement efforts and initiatives throughout the organization and provide effective coordination of externally shared data sets and registries. Design and deliver quality improvement education and mentoring to organizational leaders and staff. Lead the development of processes to ensure appropriate safety event reviews, including, but not limited to, debriefs and root cause analyses, and support follow-up action plan completion. Provide for the recruitment, development, and retention of the organization's team of clinical quality and patient safety professionals.
* Minimum of five years clinical experience required. Minimum of five years nursing, allied health, healthcare operations, or other related healthcare experience required
* Training or experience Demonstrated knowledge and competency with quality improvement (QI), outcomes monitoring, and/or process development required.
* Minimum of two years of leadership experience to include the following: oversee the work of a group of people, hire, fire, assign work, orient, train, evaluate, discipline, coach/mentor and/or negotiate and interpret conflicts and influence outcomes on matters of significance OR four years of experience to include the majority of the following: serve as a technical expert for a group of employees, regularly model/mentor and train employees on technical skills, make decisions regarding daily priorities for a work group, provide guidance to and/or assist staff on non-routine or escalated issues and provide input on performance appraisals and/or disciplinary actions required.
*Knowledge of operational healthcare/hospital/clinic workflows required.
* Bachelor's degree in a clinical, or healthcare related field required.
* Demonstrated knowledge and competency with quality improvement, outcomes monitoring, and/or process development in the healthcare arena required.
* Demonstrated knowledge in data collection, analysis and interpretation required.
* Demonstrated critical thinking/analytical skills as well as strong problem-solving skills required.
* Demonstrated knowledge of team building, both as a participant of teams and in a leadership role required.
* Demonstrated excellent organizational and communication skills (written and verbal), leadership and facilitation abilities required.
* Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and capabilities, along with the ability to work cross-functionally with other leaders required.
* Proficiency with office computer tools (PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Visio and Word) required
* Prior management experience preferred.
*Prior experience with root cause analysis completion preferred *Experience building external network of healthcare peers to problem solve preferred. Bachelor's degree in nursing is preferred.
* Master's degree is preferred.
* Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license or appropriate allied health license or registration in the state of Nebraska only as required in accordance with appropriate health-related degree preferred.
Working at Nebraska Medicine means you're committing to meaningful, impactful work that will elevate the success of your fellow colleagues and will help our patients and their families feel comfortable, confident and cared for.