Chief Patient Safety Officer - Physician

Jamaica, NY 11432

Department: Physician Leadership Job Number: 6269 Pay Rate: $250000-300000 Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a community hospital serving a culturally diverse area of New York City, is hiring a physician to join their team in Queens as the Chief Patient Safety Officer. Lead the vision, strategy, and implementation of Patient Safety activities across the facility, ensuring patients receive the highest standard of care by identifying and addressing potential risks in care delivery models.

  • Creation of a robust patient safety culture
  • Participate in or lead root cause analysis discussions
  • Track & trend data/improvements for National Patient Safety goals
  • Support, assist and participate in system wide initiatives related to patient safety
  • Organize distribution of a culture of safety survey to help measure the hospital’s safety initiatives
  • Coordinate data collection and entry for the LeapFrog Group
  • Support, advise and assist in implementation of just culture to help create a foundation for balanced accountability and patient safety across the organization
  • Educate staff on National Patient Safety Goals, how to report safety events and the importance of reporting
  • Mentor and sponsor patient safety projects
  • Coordinate regular patient safety meetings. Collect, track, and coordinate action plans for shared patient safety concerns
  • Support and assist hospital in preparing, managing and completing CMS/TJC surveys related to patient safety
  • Share patient safety improvements regularly with front-line staff
  • Support leadership and participate in planning, mitigation and response to emergencies to ensure patient safety is safe guarded
  • Support, assist and participate in system wide initiatives related to patient safety
  • Medical Degree required
  • A valid New York State License
  • Plus Master’s degree (MPH, MS, MBA, MHA) preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience and administrative experience
  • Residency trained and Board Certified in respective specialty
  • Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) certification preferred
  • Computer skills: Use of database and report writing software. Experience with MS Office products.
  • Knowledgeable in patient safety, performance improvement, risk management, regulatory & accreditation, healthcare administration, data & reporting, policy and procedures, leadership, education
  • Superior organizational, planning, and project management skills
  • Strong leadership and change management skills
  • Desire and ability to work with multiple stakeholders including business, clinical, and IT leadership and staff
  • Ability to remain positive and supportive under high stress situations
  • Excellent customer service and people skills
  • Willing to travel to NYC Health + Hospitals patient care sites within the 5 boroughs
Salary: The posted range is not a guarantee. The actual salary will be based on qualifications, experience, and education and could fall outside of this range. Contact us for more information. 
If you are passionate about what you could accomplish in this role, we would love to hear from you! 

Meet Your Recruiter

Magdalena Kociuba
Director, Healthcare Recruitment

Magdalena brings 17 years of customer service success to healthcare recruiting. She is a versatile and accomplished manager, she holds extensive knowledge in customer service, human resources, and corporate administration.

Learn more about Magdalena, Tal Healthcare Employee Biography

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