Manager Risk & Patient Safety - Regional - Divison of Quality Safety Penn State Health
The Manager Risk & Patient Safety is responsible for managing regional wide Risk Management and Patient Safety Departments. Engages as an integral part of providing safe, quality care to our patients and continually improving the care throughout the Penn State Health system. Collaborates with leaders of Quality and Patient Safety, department and system leaders to achieve goal of increasing quality and patient safety and decreasing harm to patients. Oversees comprehensive evaluation, investigation, reporting and remediation with all associated regulatory agencies. Functions as Patient Safety Officer for assigned locations.
Bachelor's degree in healthcare related field required
3 years of related experience required
Prior leadership experience required
Certification in Risk Management or Patient Safety within 3 years of hire or transfer required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of patient safety and Pennsylvania reporting requirements
Ability to conduct training sessions
Customer focused interpersonal skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Management and leadership skills required to supervise other employees
Ability to analyze data
Clinical knowledge to review medical records and clinical data
Computer skills-basic data entry
Risk Management experience preferred
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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Internal Number: 23364
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