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Samaritan Health Services is currently recruiting for a Patient Safety Specialist in the Patient Safety & Risk department who will be responsible for overseeing patient safety and risk mitigation activities to promote a culture of safe patient care and reduce risk to the system, its patients and staff. Identifies, develops, and presents educational programs based on identified patient safety issues and risk trends. Facilitates the implementation and monitors progress of patient safety initiatives. Manages potential claims against the facility, and supports staff in following regulatory standards relating to patient safety and risk management.
To apply online for this position, or for additional information about employment opportunities with Samaritan Health Services, please visit our website at: http://www.samhealth.org/employment
Current unencumbered Oregon RN Licensure, or Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare related field with acute care risk management training or experience required.
Five (5) years recent experience in an acute healthcare setting required.
One (1) of the following required:
CPHRM within one (1) year of meeting the eligibility requirements for certification.
CPHQ and two (2) years acute care patient safety or risk management experience.
Five (5) years acute care patient safety or risk management preferred.
Recent experience in healthcare quality, patient safety or risk management preferred.
Recent supervisory experience in a clinical setting preferred.
Internal Number: 39870
About Samaritan Health Services
Formed in the late 1990s, Samaritan Health Services is a non-profit network of hospitals, physician clinics and health services caring for more than 250,000 residents of the mid-Willamette Valley and central Oregon Coast.Oregon’s beautiful mid-Willamette Valley consists of all things that are associated with an excellent quality of life. It’s close to the Portland metropolitan area, world-class skiing, wine country and the spectacular Oregon Coast. Mountain biking, river rafting and golf are just a few of the many outdoor activities that make this community special.