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Patient Safety Program Managers

Flex HR, Inc. has partnered with a patient safety management and training company that specializes in team performance for civilian and military healthcare organizations.

SUMMARY:
Directs the establishment and operations of the Military Health System Patient Safety Program (MHS PSP) and works closely with Military Treatment Facility (MTF) leadership to promote a culture of safety throughout the MTF.

Additionally, responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, develop, implement and coordinate Patient Safety (PS) functions in accordance with Air Force and Department of Defense (DoD) directives
  • Serve as PS resource and confer with personnel at all levels to develop and direct the program
  • Conduct annual appraisal of the adequacy of organization-wide PS activities and policies
  • Collaborate with other functions on items related to risk identification, assessment and control
  • Ensure all events are reported according to Air Force and DoD instructions
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA) on patient safety events.
  • Collect, analyze and display data from facility event reviews, RCAs and other sources
  • Collaborate with facility Risk Manager in managing adverse event reporting and risk assessment at all levels of patient care
  • Collaborate with facility Process Improvement Manager on the use of analytical tools
  • Develop, coordinate and present ongoing PS facility-wide education in the form of new employee orientation, annual recurrent training, in-service training to all personnel and one-on-one consultations as necessary to include risk identification, assessment and control principles and practices
  • Maintain expertise in proactive approaches to enhance and sustain Patient Safety
  • Manage the integration of the DoD healthcare team coordination into the organization
  • Recommend and aid implementation of process improvements leading to the formulation of policies to affect safer care.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing, healthcare administration or equivalent clinical health care degree.
  • Familiarity with Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and The Joint Commission as well as other related civilian accreditation of healthcare organization programs and MHS inspections
  • Knowledge and experience with RCA and Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite of tools to include Access, Excel, Visual Basic and SQL with experience in relational databases and visual report design tools
  • Ability to multi-task with attention to detail
  • Effective written and oral communication, public speaking and interpersonal relationships
  • Military healthcare experience a plus

We offer competitive salary and benefits.

Candidates interested may inquire about these openings by email:

tmonday@flexhr.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/H/V)