SUMMARY: Valley Children's Hospital is seeking a Patient Safety Coordinator Registered Nurse to join the team. Based in Madera, CA, and ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children's hospitals in the country in seven pediatric specialties and named one of the Nation's top children's Hospitals by The Leapfrog Group, Valley Children's has been open for nearly 70 years. The Patient Safety Program utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to the design and implementation of our Patient Safety Program, which addresses ongoing and continuous quality improvement. Multidisciplinary quality and performance improvement activities are utilized to promote patient safety.
Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Hospital's overall patient safety and clinical risk management program
Accountable for supporting the risk and patient safety program and the organization's performance improvement process
Responsible for identifying potential risk and safety improvement initiatives
Investigates specific areas of concern as identified by leadership
Provides consultation and assistance to medical, administrative, and other staff on patient safety, risk management, performance improvement and other quality of care issues
Translates data into actionable information; and participates with the customer experience process for monitoring and evaluating the quality of care and services provided to patients and families
Assists in the identification of trends, formulating conclusions, and making recommendations for improvement
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.