Your Job: In this highly visible, fast-paced, and challenging position, you'll collaborate with executive leadership teams, peers and team members to champion a pathway toward optimizing existing and proposed systems and processes to position the organization for recognition as best in class. The Director Patient Safety & Organisation Readiness is responsible for creating and executing enterprise patient safety and organizational readiness strategies required to build an infrastructure for developing and enhancing awareness and practice across Methodist Health System. You will also serve as subject matter expert for the strategic application of tools, methodology, principles and the Baldrige Framework while serving as a liaison between operational and clinical leaders to meet common aims
Your Job Requirements:
Master's degree in healthcare, Business, or related field
Advanced training/certification in improvement/LEAN methodology (active or within 18 months of hire)
Patient Safety training and/or certification desirable
Minimum of ten (10) years applicable healthcare experience; including a demonstration of progressive leadership responsibility.
Experience leading system level improvement, readiness, and patient safety initiatives
Microsoft office competency including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio. SharePoint experience preferred
Your Job Responsibilities:
Communicate clearly and openly
Build relationships to promote a collaborative environment
Be accountable for your performance
Always look for ways to improve the patient experience
Methodist Health System is comprised of four thriving hospitals serving the southern perimeter of the Dallas and Fort Worth Metroplex. Methodist Dallas Medical Center is one of Dallas' finest and largest not-for-profit hospitals. This 515-bed major teaching and referral facility is the flagship hospital for Methodist Health System. Located just 10 minutes away, Methodist Charlton Medical Center is a modern 269-bed facility located in the suburbs of Southwest Dallas County. Opened in December of 2006, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center is a state-of-the-art 168 bed, full-service hospital located in Mansfield, TX south of Arlington and Fort Worth in Tarrant County. Methodist Richardson Medical Center, a 205-bed acute care hospital, serves residents of Richardson, Plano, North Dallas and the surrounding communities. Additionally, Methodist Family Health Centers have been established to better meet healthcare needs in the outlying communities.