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Patient Safety Manager

Children's Hospital Association
vision insurance, parental leave, paid time off, paid holidays
United States, Kansas, Lenexa
16011 College Boulevard (Show on map)
October 24, 2023
Job Description

What You'll Do

  • Advances programmatic priorities for the Child Health Patient Safety (PSO) while preserving privilege and confidentiality protections.
  • Develops and supports patient safety activities and deliverables to ensure value with the PSO program.
  • Engages with team members to present findings of research and innovative ideas to leverage expertise for topic-specific standards, professional guidelines, and best practices to be used for providing feedback to children's hospitals.
  • Collaborates with the Patient Safety Team and other safety leaders for theme detection, deliverable development, and program support.
  • Communicates and collaborates with team, vendor, and members to de-identify patient safety work products on data system enhancements/changes to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Advances operational database with all stakeholders to develop content from patient safety data to support the program's patient safety activities. Develops reports to identify meaningful and actionable opportunities and requests.
  • Develops a hospital and internal (quality, forums, pediatric learning) network to onboard new children's hospitals, including vendor coordination.

Experience and Skills

What You'll Bring to CHA

  • Bachelor's degree required; clinical experience preferred. Masters in related field preferred.
  • Certification in patient safety, quality or risk management preferred.
  • Minimum three years of patient safety, quality and/or risk management health care experience in a programmatic capacity preferred.
  • Five years' experience using data in a hospital or health care setting strongly preferred; pediatric experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of patient safety, quality and/or risk management programs and professional standards.
  • Knowledge of principles of continuous quality improvement, root cause analysis, proactive risk analysis and peer review.
  • Excellent clinical data analysis and problem-solving experience.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong communication (written, oral and listening) skills.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and familiarity with database applications.

Our Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement Savings program with generous company contribution
  • Hybrid working model
  • Health Savings Account with company contribution
  • Wellness program
  • Paid time off and personal days
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • And more!

More About CHA


CHA requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated prior to the first day of employment. Fully vaccinated is defined as having received two Pfizer or Moderna vaccinations or one Johnson & Johnson vaccination, in addition to completion of a two-week period after the final vaccination.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

CHA is committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within our organization, our membership, the care delivery of children's hospitals and their communities and through the federal policymaking environment. With children's hospitals we strive to ensure organizational cultures where everyone feels valued and actively participates in the mission of our organizations. Racism stands firmly in the way of improving children's health. We remain vigilant in our quest for a diverse and inclusive community and in standing against racism and discrimination wherever it exists.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and protected veteran status, or disability status.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.