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Job Description
 
Responsible for the daily operations of patient safety and clinical risk management including coordination of incident report event identification, classification, tacking trends, investigation and development of action plans for improvement.  Develops, runs, reviews and presents reports for designated committees and work teams. Assists in response to requests for interrogatories related to claims and litigation. Conducts risk assessments and assists or facilitates corrective action plans related to patient safety concerns. Conducts and oversees Root Cause Analysis processes when indicated and follows up on action plans.    Oversees the management of critical data and information. Assures clinical patient safety data is appropriately risk adjusted and analyzed. Assists in the presentation of summary data to various leadership and clinical groups.  Assists in the development and approval of organization-wide clinical patient safety related policies and annual program risk assessments. Periodically reviews policies and procedures to assure they are current, evidenced based, compliant with regulatory issues, and cost effective.  Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures.  A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected as well as strong clinical skills. Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Graduate of a nationally accredited Nursing program
State of Idaho Registered Nurse or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the "multistate privilege to practice" compact with Idaho.
3.     BSN required
4.     4 years' healthcare experience
5.     Knowledge of ID Nurse Practice Act required
 
Essential Job Functions (Physical Requirements):
Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function.
Majority of shift spent sitting.
No or very limited physical effort required.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone.
Work with equipment and manipulate equipment settings, computer keyboard, etc.
 
 
 
Work Environment: 
·         Kootenai Health operates 24 hours per day each day of the year; operational needs of departments may require that you be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the patients.
·         Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment.
Days
PATIENT SAFETY SPECIALIST
103418
Risk Management
Full Time
Kootenai Health
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Posted March 11, 2017

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