Capital Health is the region's leader in advanced medicine with significant investments in advanced technologies and the best physicians. Comprising its two hospitals (Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton and the Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell) and the Capital Health - Hamilton outpatient facility, Capital Health is a growing accredited healthcare organization. Capital Health has also received Magnet® status for the fourth consecutive time in recognition of its quality patient care, innovations in professional nursing practice, and nursing excellence. Only 29 organizations in the country have received Magnet status four times and five of those organizations are in New Jersey. In addition, our nursing team received special recognition for excellence in stroke and outpatient emergency care.
Assists in the development and implementation of patient safety and performance improvement programs.
Provides system administrator support for safety reporting system, reviews safety events and provides the necessary follow-up.
Tracks and trends the safety data, and develops appropriate action plans and risk-modification strategies.
Conducts root cause analyses in response to unexpected occurrences that caused or may cause serious physical or psychological injury.
Assists with submission to the New Jersey Patient Safety Initiative and other regulatory agencies.
Produces and submits clinical data reports as requested by administration, clinical departments or committees using available information systems and databases.
Establishes and supports organizational multidisciplinary and unit-based teams for safety and performance improvement initiatives.
Serves as a safety/performance improvement resource by collaborating with personnel and departments involved in patient safety and performance improvement activities.
Demonstrates and applies knowledge of performance improvement processes and regulatory standards to provide project support and data collection assistance for the improvement of organizational or departmental systems and processes.
Ensures and monitors compliance with the national patient safety goals, tracks results of the patient safety culture survey, and reviews and monitors actions from safety events.
Conducts proactive risk assessments to mitigate loss and promote patient safety.
Integrates knowledge of external standards, including TJC and other state and federal regulations pertaining to quality and safety.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or healthcare-related field; or ten years of patient safety or healthcare quality experience.
Five years of staff RN/LPN experience in acute care environment with two years of experience in patient safety, quality management or other discipline with substantially similar responsibility.
Data analysis and quality experience; knowledge of lean, six sigma or other process improvement techniques desired.
Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and bring together diverse groups together in a collaborative and effective manner.
Certification in specialty area preferred.
NJ RN license required.
Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance
403(b) Savings and Retirement Program
Easy commute from PA and major NJ routes.
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