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Hospital Corporation Of America (HCA) Director Of Patient Safety in Lone Tree, Colorado

DESCRIPTION SHIFT: No WeekendsSCHEDULE: Full-time DIRECTOR OF PATIENT SAFETY SKY RIDGE MEDICAL CENTER WE ARE SEEKING A DIRECTOR OF PATIENT SAFETY FOR OUR HOSPITAL TOENSURE THAT WE CONTINUE TO PROVIDE ALL PATIENTS WITH HIGH QUALITY, EFFICIENTCARE. WE ARE AN AMAZING TEAM THAT WORKS HARD TO SUPPORT EACH OTHER AND ARESEEKING A PHENOMENAL ADDITION LIKE YOU WHO FEELS PATIENT CARE IS AS MEANINGFULAS WE DO. WE WANT YOU TO APPLY NOW! WE OFFER YOU AN EXCELLENT TOTAL COMPENSATION PACKAGE, INCLUDINGCOMPETITIVE SALARY, EXCELLENT BENEFIT PACKAGE AND GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES. WEBELIEVE IN OUR TEAM AND YOUR ABILITY TO DO EXCELLENT WORK WITH US. YOURBENEFITS INCLUDE 401K, PTO MEDICAL, DENTAL, FLEX SPENDING, LIFE,DISABILITY, TUITION REIMBURSEMENT, EMPLOYEE DISCOUNT PROGRAM, ANDEMPLOYEE STOCK PURCHASE PROGRAM. WE WOULD LOVE TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT THISFANTAS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION OF AMERICA (HCA) IS A COMMUNITY OF94,000 REGISTERED NURSES AND 38,000 ACTIVE PHYSICIANS. WE HAVE OVER1,900 FACILITIES RANGING FROM HOSPITALS, FREESTANDING ER'S, AMBULATORYSURGERY CENTERS, AND URGENT CARE CLINICS. OUR FACILITY BASED STAFF CONTINUESTO RAISE THE BAR IN PATIENT CARE. TEN HCA HOSPITALS HAVE BEEN NAMED IN IBMWATSON HEALTH'S TOP 100 BEST-PERFORMING HOSPITALS BASED ON PATIENTSATISFACTION AND OPERATIONAL DATA. SKY RIDGE MEDICAL CENTER, FOUNDED IN 2003 IS A FULL SERVICE,DESTINATION HOSPITAL WITH 284 BEDS IN LONE TREE, CO. WE HAVE A REPUTATIONFOR CLINICAL EXCELLENCE AND WORLD-CLASS SERVICE. WE OFFER COMPASSIONATE CARETHROUGH OUR PATIENT-CENTERED PROGRAMS, WHICH INCLUDE: ADULT AND PEDIATRICERS, COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH IN OURWOMEN'S HOSPITAL - THE LARGEST BIRTH CENTER IN CO, SPINE AND TOTAL JOINTCENTER - LARGEST IN CO, AND A NEW ADVANCED WOUND CARE CENTER. THINK WORLDCLASS CARE WITH SUPERIOR CLINICAL OUTCOMES CLOSE TO HOME. WITH A REACH THATCOVERS HIGHLANDS RANCH, LONE TREE, PARKER, CASTLE ROCK AND LITTLETON,AS WELL AS DOUGLAS AND SOUTHERN ARAPAHOE COUNTIES, SKY RIDGE HAS BECOME THEHOSPITAL OF CHOICE FOR THOUSANDS. OUR LEVEL III TRAUMA CENTER, 1,200PHYSICIANS AND AROUND-THE-CLOCK EMERGENCY CARE AND ORTHOPEDIC SURGEONSAVAILABLE 24/7, IS READY TO MEET THE DEMANDS OF THE COMMUNITY. WE STRIVETO GO BEYOND YOUR EXPECTATIONS IN SERVICE TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. Advance a patient safety program that promotes a culture of safetyand the elimination of avoidable harm. SYSTEMS THINKING AND RELIABLE DESIGN EXPECTATIONS: - Prevent future harm by initiating and overseeing proactiveevaluation and redesign of systems to improve care processes (e.g. forcingfunctions, checklists, error causation thinking, human factors,applied informatics, culture). - Support improved outcomes by emphasizing both appropriatebehaviors and robust systems that include concise accountability measures andfollow-up. - Improve consistent delivery of evidence-based care and reductionin preventable harm by focusing on reliability and applying the principles ofreliable design. - Reduce variation in care delivery. Partner with the Patient SafetyOrganization to explore identified variations when appropriate. - Utilize alerts and best practices (e.g. Sentinel Event Alerts)to perform gap assessments and implement strong actions that will alleviateidentified gaps. IDENTIFICATION AND MITIGATION OF PATIENT SAFETY RISK EXPECTATIONS: - Effectively report, investigate, and analyze patient safetyincidents, medical errors and potential risks in the facility. - Facilitate thorough and credible serious event analysis thatresult in strong sustainable improvement strategies. - Facilitate thorough and credible failure mode effect analysis toidentify and mitigate unintended adverse patient outcomes and evaluateeffectiveness of process changes. - Perform Patient Safety Rounds that identify patient safety risks.Empower staff to identify and partic

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