Coord Patient Safety

The University of Vermont Medical Center - Burlington, VT (30+ days ago)4.3


Building Name: 1 South Prospect Street
Location Address: 1 South Prospect, Burlington Vermont
Regular
Department: Office Of Patient Safety
Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day-8Hr
Primary Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Weekend Needs:None
Salary Range: Min/Hour $34.78 Mid/Hour $43.47 Max/Hour $52.17
Recruiter: Rebecca Kapsalis

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Under the direction of the Director of Patient Safety, the Patient Safety Coordinator assists in the functions of and furthers the mission of the department. The focus of the Patient Safety Coordinator's role is direct involvement in improving the quality and safety of care through risk assessment and quality improvement techniques.

EDUCATION:
Clinician with a Bachelor's degree in clinical specialty required, RN required. Master's degree in a health care related field desired. In lieu of education, experience will be considered.

EXPERIENCE:
Must have 5-10 years of clinical experience in a hospital setting. 3-5 years experience in clinical risk management preferred, quality improvement, or patient safety improvement in a complex healthcare environment preferred. Experience in data review, manipulation and analysis preferred. Experience as a skilled facilitator using quality improvement methodologies to improve patient safety preferred.