Patient Safety and Quality Specialist
Wellstar Health Systems

Roswell, Georgia


Overview

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities

If you have a passion for patient safety and quality, Wellstar North Fulton Hospital has an exciting opportunity as a Patient Safety and Quality Specialist.

Under the leadership of the Quality and Safety AVP, Director or Manager, 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.

Qualifications

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

We'd like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we'll help you make the most of all life's moments - on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy. We think it's pretty simple - we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

Make a difference in patients' lives... and your own! Here, it's more than healthcare - it's CareerCare!


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