HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director of Patient Safety in Plantation, Florida

Plantation General Hospital Plantation, FL

_Facility Description:_

Named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures in 2016 by The Joint Commission, Plantation General Hospital is a 264-bed, acute care hospital that has served Plantation and Central Broward County for more than 50 years. Our facility provides easy access to the vast resources of the HCA Hospital Network, which includes surgeons who excel in minimally invasive surgery with an intense focus in Women and Children’s Services. A Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center and 2-year recipient of Healthgrades Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™, we are located within minutes of the Florida Turnpike, I-595 and I-95. Plantation General Hospital offers emergency rooms and intensive care units designated for children, pregnant women and adults. Our goal is to deliver the very best care to our communities and the patients we serve.

/Plantation General Hospital is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/ / / /Benefits: We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. /

Summary of Job:The Patient Safety Director is responsible for facilitating the transition from a retrospective, reactive model for risk management to prospective, proactive loss prevention, harm reducing patient safety program. Promotes a culture of safety. Directs others within the facility towards process improvements that support the elimination of medical/health care errors and other factors that contribute to unintended adverse patient outcomes. Initiates and oversees the development of a comprehensive patient safety improvement program inclusive of the analysis and trending of data. This position demonstrates a high degree of responsibility, accountability and autonomy.

Experience required/preferred:(list required and preferred separately) 3 years of experience in a position dedicated to Patient Safety, Risk, or Quality clinical education experience responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of clinical education programs required. 3 years bedside nursing experience in acute care setting Preferred. Previous management experience Preferred.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:This position requires an Effective change agent; Knowledge of patient safety science principles, theory, methods, standards and regulatory requirements; Superior interpersonal skills Strong leadership qualities (task completion, motivation, organization); Knowledge of and experience with patient safety analysis techniques (methods), including root cause analysis, cause and effect analysis, and failure mode and effect analysis Proven team building skills in dealing with intraprofessional clinical and operations teams including medical staff in diverse settings; Experience with HCA clinical systems and standards required. Ability to establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships; Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in oral, written and electronic formats with both internal and external customers; Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking abilities with proactive decision-making and negotiation skills; Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously; Demonstrates good organizational skills.

Licensure/Certification:(list required and preferred separately) RN with current Florida or compact licensure Required. RN requirement may be waived for other Licensed Clinical Professionals with three consecutive years of Risk Management Director Experience at an HCA-affiliated facility.

Certification in Patient Safety (CPPS) Required; If not already CPPS, must complete the following: CPPS Examination must be taken within 90 days of hire and CPPS Certification must be achieved within 12 months from date of hire.

CPHRM Required- If not already CPHRM, must complete the following: CPHRM Examination must be taken within 90 days of hire and CPHRM Certification must be achieved within 12 months from date of hire.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Director of Patient Safety

Location: Florida-Plantation-Plantation General Hospital - Fort Lauderdale Area

Requisition ID: 00056-10731