Patient Safety and Quality Specialist

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At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities The Patient Safety and Quality Specialist assists with coordination and implementation of the overall high reliability education and sustainment efforts to create and foster a culture of safety and quality among WellStar facility team members, leaders, and physicians. This role develops strong relationships with key leaders and collaborates with System and Facility Safety & Quality Staff to build and maintain a culture of safety, quality, and learning environment. This role is responsible for implementing and providing input regarding the evaluation of patient safety and clinical quality improvement programs. The Patient Safety and Quality Specialist, practices innovative design and systems thinking to improve measures of quality and safety. Supports robust quality improvement efforts and reduction of preventable harm within the facility.Job Requirements: Required Minimum Education: Associate degree required, healthcare or quality related field preferred.Required Minimum Experience:Minimum of three (3) years of experience in healthcare, nursing, or clinical practice.Experience in high reliability and safety design principles preferred.Required Minimum Certification:If RN or other clinical discipline, current license preferred. Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or related certification preferred.Required Minimum Skills: Organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently as well as with a team; time management; excellent written and communication skills; high degree of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality.Ability to build relationships and foster communication among stakeholders in clinical and non-clinical settings.Skilled computer skills with Microsoft Office SDL2017

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