Cooley Dickinson Health Care an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider (PA, NP, CNM, CRNA) to join our team. The Patient Safety Manager leads Cooley Dickinson Health Care (CDHC) efforts to prevent, identify, mitigate, communicate, and remediate safety hazards and promotes risk reduction best practices, culture, education, and active leadership. This is a highly visible position that involves working closely with medical staff and departmental leadership to continue expanding a culture of safety across the organization.
This position reports to the Director, Risk Management, Patient Safety, and Regulatory Compliance and operates within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures.
This is a full-time position, that will split their time between an administration and clinical role. It offers a desirable Monday through Friday schedule. The administrative portion of this role will make up roughly 75% of the time and will be located at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, MA. The remaining 25% of this role, will provide clinical services in a department that reflects the candidate’s area of specialty.
Licensed Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife, or Nurse Anesthetist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts required
Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience within healthcare operations to include experience in a hospital or ambulatory setting required
Certification as a Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) preferred
Experience or formal training in patient safety, risk management, quality improvement, or related field preferred
High energy, organized, persistent, and creative individual with strong communications with all levels within the organization required
Knowledge of Epic electronic medical records system and Midas event reporting system preferred
Able to function effectively, independently, and efficiently in a stressful and dynamic work environment required
Ability to teach safety concepts and key skills/tools required
The system’s 140-bed hospital annually admits 8600 patients, treats 34,000 emergency patients, and delivers approximately 600 babies. The Cooley Dickinson Medical Group (CDMG), the fastest-growing part of the
system, consists of approximately 74 physicians and 37 advanced practice clinicians who provide care at 11 locations. The VNA & Hospice averages 56,500 home care visits and serves an average of 400 hospice patients per year. Since 1885, the Cooley Dickinson Health Care system has successfully employed the brightest, most dedicated clinicians in medicine.
About the area:
With a population of just under 30,000, Northampton, MA offers quintessential New England charm with access to big-city resources. The area is a dynamic arts and five-college community and has been named one of the best U.S. destinations for restaurants, theater, galleries, and overall quality of life by Leisure Magazine and other travel writers. In addition to arts and education, the area is also an outdoor lover’s paradise, home to abundant hiking and water sport opportunities, and just 30 minutes from the Vermont border. Our location is also convenient to all rural and major metropolitan areas throughout New England including three major cities: Hartford (45 miles), Boston (100 miles), and New York City (150 miles).
It is the policy of Cooley Dickinson Health Care to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cooley Dickinson Health Care will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Cooley Dickinson Health Care embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, and encourages people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply.
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About Cooley Dickinson Health Care
The Cooley Dickinson Health Care system, an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and Mass General Brigham, has a medical staff of approximately 500 active members (physicians and advanced practice clinicians). The system is comprised of the Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Cooley Dickinson Medical Group, as well as a VNA and Hospice. We pride ourselves on being a progressive, empowering employer, and a place for everyone. We are driven by our responsibility to create a culture of continuous improvement and be an all-inclusive health care provider, employer, and leader in our community.
The system’s 140-bed hospital annually admits 8600 patients, treats 34,000 emergency patients, and delivers approximately 600 babies. The Cooley Dickinson Medical Group (CDMG), the fastest-growing part of the system, consists of approximately 74 physicians and 37 advanced practice clinicians who provide care at 11 locations. The VNA & Hospice averages 56,500 home care visits and serves an average of 400 hospice patients per year. Since 1885, the Cooley Dickinson Health Care system has successfully employed the brightest, most dedicated clinicians in medicine.
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