Valley Children's Hospital is seeking a Patient Safety Coordinator to join its team. Based in Madera, CA, and ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country in four pediatric specialties, Valley Children’s has been open for nearly 70 years, growing from a 42-bed hospital to one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the Country. Valley Children’s maintains a family-like atmosphere to more than 3,000 employees and recognizes that employees play an important role in the success of the entire organization. Not to mention, working at Valley Children’s provides you with access to excellent benefits, wellness programs and a multitude of other employee perks.
The Patient Safety Program utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to the design and implementation of our Patient Safety Program, which addresses ongoing and continuous quality improvement. Multidisciplinary quality and performance improvement activities are utilized to promote patient safety.
Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Hospital's overall patient safety and clinical risk management program
Accountable for supporting the risk and patient safety program and the organization's performance improvement process
Responsible for identifying potential risk and safety improvement initiatives
Investigates specific areas of concern as identified by leadership
Provides consultation and assistance to medical, administrative, and other staff on patient safety, risk management, performance improvement and other quality of care issues
Translates data into actionable information; and participates with the customer experience process for monitoring and evaluating the quality of care and services provided to patients and families
Assists in the identification of trends, formulating conclusions, and making recommendations for improvement
Minimum five (5) years nursing experience is required
Certified Board Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) obtained within 12 months of hire or transfer into position
Minimum four (4) years current experience or knowledge of healthcare regulations including TJC, Title XXII and other regulatory standards
Demonstrated progressive computer, statistical analysis, communication, and presentation skills
High level clinical problem-solving and critical thinking skills are a must
Hours, Compensation and Benefits: This is a Full Time, Exempt position and offers a robust benefits plan and a competitive salary that is based on experience.
About Valley Children’s Valley Children’s is proud to have dedicated staff committed to the highest quality of pediatric care. From the moment you enter the doors, you’ll feel at home. They have a strong presence in the community and tremendous pride for the care they deliver. Many of its employees have been with the organization for 10+ years and continue to grow their career through supported professional growth and development.
Location Valley Children’s main campus sits in the heart of one of the most beautiful states in the nation, just a short drive from three national parks and your choice of California coastline beaches. No matter your interest, you’ll have ample opportunities for recreation, arts, entertainment, and more.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Children’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units ac...hieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids. In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.