Under limited supervision, provides leadership and direction to improve the safety of patients, improve the safety of medication management, and build a culture of safety throughout the hospital. Undertakes activities to identify, evaluate, and reduce the likelihood of human injury and the risk of loss of to the organization; this is accomplished through the identification & monitoring of established patient and medication safety activities, development of new patient safety & medication safety initiatives, National Patient Safety Goal compliance monitoring & reporting, and active participation & facilitation of staff education and performance improvement projects.
Seasoned professional knowledge; equivalent to a Master's degree; MSN required, knowledge in more than one discipline; 5-7 years of experience; MD Registered Nurse license; American Heart Association CPR certification; Preferred CPHQ certification in Quality; Preferred CPHRM certification in Risk Management; Preferred Six Sigma or Lean Mgmt certification; Preferred ASHROM certification in Risk Mgmt; Microsoft Office Suite; Basic computer skills; Cerner; Healthstream; Standard office equipment; Medical terminology; Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act; Critical thinking skills; Research & application of evidenced-based care; Ability to apply Performance Improvement tools; Ability to multi-task and re-prioritize quickly.
LifeBridge Health is a regional health care organization based in northwest Baltimore and its surrounding counties. LifeBridge Health consists of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, LifeBridge Health & Fitness, hundreds of primary care and specialty physicians throughout the region, and many affiliated health-related pa...rtners.
As one of the largest, most comprehensive and most highly respected providers of health-related services to the people of the northwest Baltimore region, LifeBridge Health advocates preventive services, wellness and fitness services, and programs to educate and support the communities it serves.