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Patient Safety Specialist

at MHM Support Services dba Mercy Healthcare System in Rogers, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

 

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."

 

Overview:

Under the direction of the Director of Quality, the Patient Safety Specialist will participate in the implementation, review and support of the facility patient safety program. The specialist will promote and foster a culture of safety throughout the organization.

In collaboration with leadership, coworkers, and medical staff the patient safety specialist will develop, implement, monitor and champion processes related to key patient safety issues. The specialist will model behaviors that embrace just culture, reporting, flexibility, and learning across the organization.

The Patient Safety Specialist will perform duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

Qualifications:

Experience: 3+ years clinical healthcare related experience

Required Education: Bachelors Degree

Other: Knowledge of complex hospital and healthcare systems, processes and quality/performance improvement. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills, knowledge of the internet, evidence-based medicine, analytical skills and good clinical inquiry and investigational aptitude

Strong public speaking skills and demonstrated ability in presenting to a variety of co-workers, including physicians, clinicians, administration, and support staff. Ability to travel throughout the hospital.

We Offer Great Benefits:

 

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

 

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

 

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

 

Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

 

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Job Posting: 3105099

Posted On: Oct 25, 2021

Updated On: Nov 20, 2021