Coordinator Patient Safety

WellStar Health System Marietta, GA

About the Job

Overview


How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


Responsibilities


Under the leadership of the Quality and Safety Director or Manager, the Patient Safety Coordinator assists with coordination and implementation of the overall high reliability education and sustainment efforts to create and foster a culture of quality and safety among WellStar facility team members, leaders, and physicians. This role delivers education at all levels, consistent with the WellStar Safety First program, and participates in the facility peer safety and intervention program; actively participates in the safety event classification process, including weekly classification activities, facilitates the root cause analysis process, ongoing common cause analyses and supports development of annual patient safety related reports and plans provided to department and organizational leadership.


Qualifications


Required Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or quality related field

 

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification

  • If RN or other clinical discipline, must be licensed Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or related certification preferred

 

Required Minimum Experience

  • Minimum of one-year of experience in healthcare, nursing, or clinical practice
    Experience in high reliability and safety design principles preferred

 

Required Minimum Skills

  • Organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently as well as with a team; time management; excellent written and communication skills; high degree of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality. Ability to build relationships and foster communication among stakeholders in clinical and non-clinical settings. Skilled computer skills with Microsoft Office


We’d like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we’ll help you make the most of all life’s moments – on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy.  We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

Make a difference in patients’ lives… and your own! Here, it’s more than healthcare – it’s CareerCare!