Centura Health Patient Safety Manager in LAKEWOOD, Colorado

Welcome to Centura Health

Welcome to largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.

Flourishing Begins Here

You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.

Responsible for oversight responsibility for facility-wide patient safety program. This leadership role will direct others within the facility towards process improvements that support the reduction of patient/health errors and other factors that contribute to unintended adverse patient outcomes. Position provides leadership for safety assessments, coordinates the activities of the patient safety committee, educates other practitioners on the system-based causes for patient errors, consults with management and staff, develops and implements evidence-based programs that support effective patient safety strategies.

What You Bring/Job Requirements

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

  • Five (5) years of experience in a clinical healthcare environment

  • Previous experience with regulatory requirements, safety/risk/quality management and education Knowledge of Joint Commission hospital standards and CMS regulations and occurrence reporting requirements.

  • Experience in clinical operations and/or experience working in performance improvement or quality management areas, preferred

  • Experience in managing a patient safety program, including occurrence reporting system, risk management and implementation of patient strategies (eg. proactive risk assessment, FMEA, root cause analysis), preferred

  • Proven education and facilitation skills, ability to educate and motivate physician leaders and organizational managers and to effectively facilitate improvement projects, process redesign and risk reduction workshops.

  • Ability to create and present quality data using tools such as Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Patient Safety Certification, preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or other clinical discipline preferred

  • Graduate level education preferred

Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally

Your Connected Community

When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

At Longmont United Hospital (LUH), we treat the entire patient to leverage the powerful the connection of body, mind, and spirit in the healing process. As a Planetree Designated® Hospital, staff members adhere to the highest possible standards and Healthgrades ranks us as one of the Top Hospitals in the Nation for Patient Experience. Here, your time at work will be spent with a supportive team of staff and leaders that value self-care, flexibility and development opportunities through cross-training and continuing education. Longmont, CO, is home to 2,000+ acres of parks, three public golf courses and numerous trails to hike, bike, walk or run. Located less than an hour away from the Rocky Mountain National Park (ranked the 4thmost visited national park in the country in 2017 by the Denver Business Journal), you’ll have easy access to the very best Colorado has to offer.

DepartmentSAH QUALITY MANAGEMENT

FacilitySAH-ST ANTHONY MEDICAL CAMPUS

LocationUS-CO-LAKEWOOD

ShiftAll Shifts

Work TypeFull-Time

FTE1.00

Everyone Thrives Here You’re different, and we love it. Your perspectives, your ways, what you are on a mission to go and do – we’re all different at Centura Health, but we’re also all equally connected and supported. We are here to cultivate YOU in an environment which not only lifts you up, but propels you forward.

Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled. As of Jan. 1, 2015, we no longer hire tobacco/nicotine users in Colorado, Kansas and other states where applicants who use nicotine products are not protected by applicable state law. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, including a panel for cotinine.