HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Patient Safety in Lafayette LA, Louisiana

Women’s and Children’s Hospital located in Lafayette, Louisiana, is a 110-bed hospital. Beyond our newborn nursery and full range of routine and high-risk obstetrical care, Women's & Children's Hospital has the only Level III Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Acadiana and one of only eight in the state.

Women's & Children's Hospital is also home to Acadiana’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the region’s only children-dedicated emergency department, the kids ER. Because of the specialized team of medical professionals, advanced equipment and facilities, Women's & Children's Hospital has become a healthcare referral center for other hospitals and healthcare professionals throughout the Acadiana area.

Major Responsibilities

Systems Thinking and Reliable Design:

Identification and Mitigation of Patient Safety Risks:

Safety Culture Advancement:

Patient Safety Education:

Partnership with Executive and Clinical Leaders:

Patient and Family Engagement:

Measureable Reduction in Avoidable Harm:

Risk Management/Claims Activities



  • Certification in Patient Safety (CPPS) required;

    o If not already CPPS, must obtain certification within 12 months of hire.

  • Other licenses/certifications required by State

  • TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer ( If not already a Master Trainer, must obtain with 12 months of hire)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare related field required. Master’s Degree preferred.


  • Clinical background required.

  • Minimum of three years healthcare experience in patient safety, risk, and/or quality preferred.

  • Healthcare experience should be recent and within a clinical setting such as Hospital, Ambulatory Surgery Center, etc

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Director Patient Safety

Location: Louisiana-Lafayette LA-Women%27s %26 Children%27s Hospital

Requisition ID: 00637-8154