Children's National health System has been serving the nation’s children for over 145 years. As a Magnet designated hospital and consistently ranked among the top five pediatric hospitals by US News & WorldReport, our mission is to excel in Care, Advocacy, Research and Education.
We are hiring a Patient Safety Consultant to join our team.
The Patient Safety Consultant will lead, conduct and/or facilitate multidisciplinary activities to ensure the safest and highest quality patient care outcomes for Childrens National Health System. Responsible for managing and executing patient safety education and prevention programs to promote a culture of safety. Facilitates an environment that prioritizes patient safety, manages sensitive patient safety information in a professional manner and strives to achieve excellence in communication and collaboration. Actively participates in safety related goal attainment and supports partner departments in other ways as needed.
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities
Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree
Specific Requirements and Preferences Bachelors degree required. Master's degree preferred.
Minimum Work Experience 3 Year(s)
Specific Requirements and Preferences At least 3 years of years healthcare experience or exposure. Prefer at least 2 years experience in safety/quality.
Must have knowledge of patient safety processes. Must be detail oriented, analytic, and effectively lead and manage ongoing projects. Must be proficient or have the ability to quickly acquire skills in cause analysis, model for improvement, and lean. Must be able to lead multiple projects, facilitate multidisciplinary teams, manage sensitive information, work independently, & have good judgment, excellent organizational skills, and negotiate conflict. Must be proficient in MS Office Suite, possess excellent interpersonal skills and excellent oral/written communication skills. Prefer healthcare exposure/experience, prefer patient safety exposure/experience.
Internal Number: 180000VN
About Children's National Medical Center
As the nation’s children’s hospital, the mission of Children’s National Medical Center is to excel in Care, Advocacy, Research and Education. We accomplish this through:
•Providing a quality health care experience for our patients and families.
•Improving health outcomes for children regionally, nationally, and internationally.
•Leading the creation of innovative solutions to pediatric health challenges.