The Patient Safety Manager is an energetic, organized individual who takes ownership and initiative and is expected to handle a wide range of duties from specific aspects of complex project coordination and implementation, to providing high level administrative and coaching support for staff regarding specific risk management and patient safety initiatives. The Patient Safety Manager must be an excellent team player and have a proven history of positive safety improvements within a collaborative work environment. The Patient Safety Manager will be responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring risk management and patient safety policies for NGPG that complement the NGHS risk management programs, managing the Patient Safety Specialist, and for organizing and supporting the educational activities of the NGPG learning community, which is comprised of providers, clinic staff, practice administrators, operations leadership, and NGPG senior leaders.
The Patient Safety Manager must demonstrate a creative ability to develop and lead educational offerings as determined by need, and to assist with other types of learning sessions and committee or other team meetings designed to support the NGHS Error Prevention Tools and CHAMPS safety programs. They will also assist with identifying opportunities for collaboration with the QUEST transformation team in order to improve processes that promote patient safety.
Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) or Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) is required
Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred
Clinical license or 3 years of clinical experience is preferred
A minimum of 2 years of experience in Healthcare Risk Management is required
Internal Number: 1780
About Northeast Georgia Health System
If you are an energetic Patient Safety Manager who enjoys being part of a collaborative and talented team, then a rewarding career with Northeast Georgia Physicians Group is where you want to be! Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is one of the largest multispecialty groups in North Georgia. Representing over 20 medical specialties, we bring together more than 300 talented physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, along with other clinical staff at more than 80 locations.
More Awards and Accolades.
Ranked in the Top 10% in the nation by CareChex® for Stroke Care, Cancer Care, Pneumonia Care and Surgical Care, the System is the recipient of numerous accolades including:
Georgia's #1 Surgery Hospital by CareChex®
Georgia's #1 Heart Hospital by CareChex® - 12 years in a row
Georgia's #1 Women's Hospital by CareChex®
Georgia's #1 Pulmonary Hospital
One of Metro Atlanta's Top Workplaces for the 7th year in a row
The Blue Ridge Mountains are less than a 30-minute drive and Lake Sidney Lanier is next door. Whatever setting suits your mood, you'll find it right here.
47 public parks
8 championship golf courses
34 tennis courts
Atlanta, with its abundance of sports including the Atlanta Braves, Hawks, Falcons, and Georgia Swarm, as well as entertainment attractions, is less than an hour to the south.
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