Registered Nurse - Patient Safety Coordinator Full Time Days - Ocala at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
    Risk Management
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Registered Nurse Stroke Coordinator AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

  • Horse Capital of the World
  • Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full Time/ Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Basic understanding of the Patient Safety Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA) and its regulations and how it interacts with state laws.
  • All Patient Safety Work Product (PSWP) intended for submission to AHS PSO is conspicuously labeled with appropriate verbiage and organized into files.
  • Provide oversight to the coordination of the multiple processes within the hospital that will be utilized in the production, collection, transmission, and receipt of PSWP. 
  • Ensure accurate and timely transmission of information exchanged between the hospital and the AHS PSO. 
  • Successfully design and implementation of patient safety innovations
  • Stay apprised of changes within the hospital to ensure that new processes consider potential interactions with patient safety and makes recommendations
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with leadership (administrative, medical staff, managerial) and hospital staff.
  • Serving on facility committees at the direction on the AVP of Clinical Excellence and Risk Management related to patient safety
  • PSC must have a data-driven mindset and understand and use basic statistical methods and analytic methods.
  • Strong communication skills, presentation skills and educate staff on patient safety programs
  • Responsible to immediately notify AVP of Clinical Excellence and Risk Management of any issues that may meet the definition of sentinel event.
  • Able to complete a timeline of patient care chart to review possible patient safety events. 
  • Develop and present at patient safety meetings. Able to work independently and collaboratively with other departments
  • Able to make recommendations regarding patient safety in policies and programs
  • Assist with the organization of requirements to accreditation of hospital and departments at the direction of leaders
  • Complete regular scheduled safety rounds in departments and share findings with department leaders.
  • Monitor the Joint Commission website and work alongside the clinical excellence and risk management department for any required action plans
  • Monitor hospital compliance with CMS condition of participations and notify appropriate leaders with any deviations from standards.


What You Will Need:

  • Patient Safety Coordinator should demonstrate a proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs with knowledge of all windows applications, general presentation equipment and adaptable to new software programs is desirable. 
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written) are required. 
  • Strong presentation skills and interpersonal skills required.  Expected to communicate with all levels of management, clinical and non- clinical staff, patients, visitors, volunteers, other organizations effectively and professionally. 
  • Ability to prioritize the demands of the ever-changing workload and balancing the department’s roles with their individual challenges. 
  • Excellent visual acuity to work with data and software; must be meticulous and detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.  
  • Minimum 5 years in clinical healthcare setting
  • Minimum BSN degree, with active unrestricted Florida Nursing Licensure
  • Current unrestricted Florida Nursing Licensure   


Job Summary:

  • The Patient Safety Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Risk Management and Clinical Excellence teams in identifying patient safety opportunities and reducing safety risks. The Patient Safety Coordinator (PSC)is responsible to implementation of our Patient Safety Evaluation System (PSES) and oversee patient safety work product (PSWP) submission to AdventHealth Patient Safety Organization. The Patient Safety Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Clinical Excellence team in continuously improving quality of patient care through providing day to day support services.  This department and position is an essential component to drive and direct a vision of quality and safe care as well as compliance to national and state regulations and as such must constantly motivate, enthuse and persuade staff to contribute to promoting ownership of the organizations agenda.  Job requires maintaining a strict code of ethics in working with highly confidential data and information.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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