The Coordinator Patient Safety will assist the Patient Safety Manager (PSM) in providing leadership and expertise in the delivery of safe patient care. In doing so, the Coordinator Patient Safety will coordinate information obtained from the reporting of adverse events, near misses and concerns related to patient safety. The Coordinator Patient Safety will coordinate multiple projects within a multidisciplinary team and gather necessary data. Essential functions of the role include assisting the PSM with the following:
Reviewing data from Adverse Events (Midas SSOS) to support and monitor the effectiveness of fall reduction programs specifically targeted to patient populations at high risk.
Design of policy and practice changes that will improve the medication safety program and patient safety goals
Coordinates patient safety metrics and relevant educational materials / training.
Creating a safe culture by sharing accountability for patient safety throughout the facility.
Reviewing legislative and regulatory activities related to patient safety.
Serves as backup for the following committees: Patient Safety Committee, Occurrence Reporting, Environment of Care Safety, HW Best Care Communications Practice Council, Infection Control Committee, Medication Management Committee, Nursing Quality and Patient Safety Committee, Nursing/Lab Collaboration Committee, Tube System Users Group, Safety First Advocates Committee, Joint Commission Ambulatory Subcommittee, and Joint Commission Readiness Committee.
Coordination and reporting of National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG), Global Trigger Tool (GTT), The Leapfrog Group, Patient Safety Database, PS Survey, PS Site Visit, and other PS initiatives via surveys and audits.
Coordination of process improvement projects and task forces.
Serves as backup for PS TalkRounds, The Joint Commission Mock Surveys, and RCAs.
Recognizing hospital employees for reporting near misses and Stop the Line events. The ideal candidate for the Coordinator, Patient Safety role is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience.
Location/Facility - Dallas, TX For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.
Specialty/Department/Practice - Office of Patient Safety
Shift/Schedule - Full Time, Days
Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*: Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% Tuition Reimbursement PTO accrual beginning Day 1 *Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
3 years of experience required
Registered Nurse (RN) required
Bachelor's degree required
Internal Number: 19007907
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!