Patient Safety Coordinator

Employer
University of Vermont Medical Center
Location
Burlington, Vermont
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Feb 18, 2021
Closes
Mar 18, 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Patient Safety Coordinator
University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, Vermont
Full-Time, Days

Under the direction of the Director of Patient Safety, the Patient Safety Coordinator assists in the functions of and furthers the mission of the department. The focus of the Patient Safety Coordinator's role is direct involvement in improving the quality and safety of care through risk assessment and quality improvement techniques.

Education:

  • Clinician with a Bachelor's degree in clinical specialty required, RN required. 
  • Master's degree in a healthcare related field desired. 
  • In lieu of education, experience will be considered.

Experience:

  • Must have 5-10 years of clinical experience in a hospital setting. 
  • 3-5 years experience in clinical risk management preferred, quality improvement, or patient safety improvement in a complex healthcare environment preferred. 
  • Experience in data review, manipulation and analysis preferred. 
  • Experience as a skilled facilitator using quality improvement methodologies to improve patient safety preferred.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://uvmhealth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/EXTERNAL/job/UVMMC---1-South-Prospect-Street/Patient-Safety-Coordinator_R0027302

The University of Vermont Medical Center is committed to being a national model for the delivery of high quality academic health care for a rural region.

The University of Vermont Medical Center will continue to ensure that individuals are employed, and that employees are treated during candidacy and employment, without regard to their sex, gender identity or expression, ancestry, place of birth, HIV status, marital status, age, language, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or obligation for service in the armed forces, or any other characteristic protected by law in all employment practices as follows: 

Employment decisions at The University of Vermont Medical Center are based on legitimate job related criteria. All personnel actions or programs that affect qualified individuals, such as employment, upgrading, demotion, transfer, recruitment, advertising, termination, rate of pay or other forms of compensation, and selection for training, are made without discrimination based upon the individual’s sex, gender identity or expression, ancestry, place of birth, HIV status, marital status, age, language, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or obligation for service in the armed forces, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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