Providence Regional Director of Patient Safety and Risk Management in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling for a Regional Director of Patient Safety and Risk Management in Portland, OR.
We are seeking a Regional Director ofPatient Safety and Risk Management that will be responsible for collaboratively leading and coordinating a just culture of high reliability and learning.
The Director provides day to day operation leadership and oversight of a regional patient safety program to improve patient safety and reduce clinical risk.
This position serves as liaison to external agencies, such as the Joint Commission, Oregon Health Authority, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Oregon Patient Safety Commission.
The position requires expertise in developing long-range plans, including the establishment of linkages with the ambulatory clinical services division, Providence Medical Group, clinical program division and the Providence Health Plan.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Provide direction and oversight of regional and enterprise-wide patient safety initiatives and outcomes, including the high reliability organization (HRO) transition
Foster and role model the development of a Just Culture that values both individual and system accountability
Lead the implementation of safety programs across the Oregon region
Assist regional ministry leaders in the development of effective departmental patient safety
Manage and facilitates all aspects of adverse events and, in collaboration with the PH&S System Director of Patient Safety, continues development of a proactive patient safety program
Oversees the investigation of sentinel events with the appropriate groups
Oversee the preparation of Root Cause Analyses and assists in assuring the tracking and follow-up of corrective and preventive actions
Maintain a leadership role in the development of an institutional culture of patient safety and non-punitive reporting of adverse events
Demonstrate understanding and utilization of tones, tools and behaviors that promote patient safety in a highly reliable organization
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Current, unencumbered Oregon state RN license
Ten (10) or more years of experience in nursing with five (5) years in acute care setting
Five (5) years of experience in progressive leadership and management roles
Excellent verbal and written skills
Planning and budgeting skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Master's Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Business, Business or Healthcare Administration, or enrolled in a masters level program
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.
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Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager
Req ID: 270441