Patient Safety Specialist
Posted:
9-Jan-2015

Category:
Nursing (includes Nursing Mgmt)

Facility:
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Department:
Clinical Quality & Accreditation (Internal Transfers Only)

Status:
Part-Time, 40 hrs every 2 weeks

Hours:
Days

Description

Under the general supervision of the Director of Clinical Quality and Patient Safety this position performs daily activities related to the organization's patient safety event reporting system which include reviewing events, forwarding events to appropriate departments, monitoring past due notices, and maintaining and improving the functionality of the system . The Patient Safety Specialist works under the guidance of the Patient Safety Coordinator to promote and advance a culture of safety and a just culture in order to maintain optimal patient outcomes and reduce the likelihood of medical errors.



Qualifications
  • Currently licensed as a RN to practice nursing in the State of California.
  • Associate's degree.
  • Two years experience in an acute care hospital environment as a clinical professional.
  • Effective and diplomatic oral and written communication skills and maintenance of confidential information.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.