Collaborates with organizational leadership and safety partners to assess and improve systems of care delivery, identify Serious Safety Events (SSEs) utilizing a standardized classification system and facilitate investigation and action plan development in response to SSEs. Responsible for reviewing, reporting and data trending of patient safety related events and near miss events. Facilitates Root Cause Analyses for SSEs across the health system and helps lead the organization and our people in adopting and embracing a culture of high reliability and safety as our focus in everything we do.
Implements and monitors a Patient Safety Program that promotes a culture of safety and the prevention of avoidable harm. Provides expertise and support to identify, monitor, analyze, trend and mitigate potential risks to the organization. This department is responsible for all lines of business in all service locations.
Current unencumbered Oregon RN Licensure, or Bachelor`s degree in a healthcare or business related field with acute care risk management training or experience required.
Five (5) years recent experience in an acute care setting and/or in a position of similar responsibility and complexity required.
One (1) of the following required:
CPPS within two (2) years of hire.
CPHQ and two (2) years acute care patient safety experience.
Five (5) years acute care patient safety or risk management experience.
Recent experience in healthcare quality or patient safety preferred.
Recent leadership experience in a clinical setting preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Pay based on relevant work experience.
Internal Number: 50345
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.