Joining Maui Health System means becoming a valued contributor to an enthusiastic team that shares our organization-wide commitment to improving the future of healthcare for the people of Maui and Lanai communities. Our dedication to putting people first and helping them live healthy lives extends beyond our patients to our employees and physicians. From professional growth opportunities and great benefits to support for a balanced life, find out what awaits when you add your talents – and your voice – to our team.
CD Patient Safety
As the Patient Safety Coordinator, you will promote a culture of safety and ensure appropriate patient safety standards and guidelines are implemented in the delivery of health care to our patients, including but not limited to The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Safe Practices. The purposes of which are to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive, proactive process that promotes identification, analysis, and prioritization of actual or potential risks. In this role, you will examine alternative risk management/patient safety strategies; select, communicate, and implement risk management and patient safety strategies for regulatory and accreditation compliance (i.e. National Patient Safety Goals, including system changes, where appropriate); and monitor those strategies to ensure that the Patient Safety Program is effectively preventing, reducing, and/or controlling injuries or loss and protecting the health of patients. You will also minimize potential risks to promote patient safety and enhance the quality of care and services provided to patients. In addition, you will provide program development and support to Kula Hospital and Lanai Community Hospital staff and leadership in their infection prevention and quality improvement.
At least two years of nursing experience
A bachelor’s degree in nursing, health services administration, business or public administration or public health, or four years of experience in a directly related field
A valid Hawaii RN license
A current BLS for Health Care Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification
Knowledge and skills of patient safety science, culture of safety, human factors, interpersonal and collaborative skills
The ability to inspire and influence others to believe and take action in the culture of patient safety
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of risk assessment and quality improvement tools such as failure modes and effects analysis, root cause analysis, and use of analytical tools such as run and pareto charts and PDSA improvement models
Preferred Qualifications Include:
At least one year of experience in clinical risk management, patient safety, and performance/quality improvement
A master’s degree in business administration or health care preferred
Training and certification in quality improvement and safe culture programs
Certification as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM)
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 892010.
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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About Maui Health System
As America's largest nonprofit health plan, serving over 9 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia, we're driven by the needs of our patients and our responsibility to the communities we serve. We recruit high-caliber individuals and provide them with a positive work environment, outstanding facilities and resources, competitive wages, and exceptional benefits. If you believe quality of care and quality of life go hand in hand, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice.