JOB TITLE: Coordinator, Clinical Risk Management and Patient Safety
LOCATION: Geisinger Office Building I
DEPARTMENT: System Patient Safe Risk MG
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Responsible for supporting the organizational strategic goals and objectives specifically those related to clinical risk management and patient safety as part of the System's Peer Review process. Performs all duties in a manner that promotes a team concept and reflects the goal of providing seamless support for patients.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care, patient safety and patient satisfaction.
The scope of the program includes Geisinger Medical Center, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Geisinger Community Medical Center, Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Geisinger Lewistown Hospital and any other healthcare facilities considered a component of the clinical enterprise within the system, including Geisinger Clinics and Marworth.
Reports to the Director or Manager, Clinical Risk Management and Patient Safety.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates professional knowledge about, and promotes compliance with, professional standards, clinical risk management and patient safety theory, principles, guidelines, statutes and regulations.
Demonstrates analytical and critical thinking skills and ability to traverse complex clinical issues in order to investigate events.
Demonstrates interpersonal skills that facilitate successful collaboration in investigation of patient safety concerns.
Demonstrates excellent written, oral and presentation skills.
Functions well within team.
Demonstrates advanced computer skills, basic data entry and report development skills.
Demonstrates ability to analyze data.
Demonstrates clinical knowledge to review medical records and clinical data.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
RN with current Pennsylvania licensure required. Graduate from an approved school of nursing required.
Bachelor’s degree in a health-care related field required. Master s degree preferred.
Minimum five years direct clinical experience required.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Moderate amount of travel required across entire system.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. * Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.