Cayuga Medical Center
  • Quality and Patient Safety
  • Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Full Time
  • Nursing

We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous paid time-off package. Our full-time and our benefited part-time employees receive the same benefits package ( it is just prorated for part-timers) Health insurance coverage becomes the first day of the month following your start date if you wish to enroll. In addition we offer 2 retirement programs - both a Defined benefit and 403b Defined contribution.


JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Collaborates with organizational leadership and safety partners to proactively identify clinical risks and implement mitigation efforts to eliminate harm in healthcare. Responsible for proactive system and site-specific clinical risk assessments, reviewing and investigating SSE and incidents, facilitating RCA, and providing direction and support with medico-legal and clinical risk inquiries. Monitors reporting and data trending of patient safety related events and near miss events and files required reports with regulatory oversight entities ( ie. TJC, NYPORTS, CMS, FDA, OCR, Justice Center). Facilitates and leads system education and functions as a resource for clinical risk and patient disclosure needs. Supports Patient Safety and Clinical Risk Management team in adopting and embracing a culture of high reliability and just culture as our focus in everything we do for our people and our patients.



DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION


Implements and monitors a Patient Safety Program that promotes a culture of safety and the prevention of avoidable harm. Provides expertise and support to identify, monitor, analyze, trend and mitigate potential risks to the organization. This department is responsible for all lines of business in all service locations.


EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current unencumbered NYS RN Licensure, or Bachelor`s degree in a healthcare or business related field with acute care risk management training or experience required.
  • Five (5) years recent experience in an acute care setting and/or in a position of similar responsibility and complexity required.
  • One (1) of the following required:
    • CPHRM within (1) year of meeting the eligibility requirements for certification.
    • CPHQ and two (2) years acute care risk management experience.
    • Five (5) years acute care risk management experience.
  • Recent experience in healthcare quality or risk management preferred.
  • Recent leadership experience in a clinical setting preferred
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