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System Director Patient Safety, Minneapolis, MN


Organization: Fairview Health Services
Category: Director
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Date Job Posted: July 14, 2020
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The System Director of Patient Safety is responsibility for directing M/Health Fairview’s efforts to improve patient safety. This individual will work closely with the VP of High Reliability and system quality and safety team to develop a comprehensive program to minimize patient harm through the implementation of systems that: create a culture of safety; proactively identify risk; encourage adverse event reporting and detailed analysis of safety events and near misses; and facilitate leadership, clinician and staff learning. The System Director assists in the development of strategic and operational plans that build upon the present patient safety program to assure M Health Fairview continues to proactively address patient safety issues and becomes a highly reliable organization.

Qualifications

Required

Education

  • A Master’s degree in healthcare field or related discipline is required.

Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive administrative leadership experience in patient safety activities in an academic medical center or large, integrated healthcare setting providing subject matter expertise in the art and science of patient safety.

Preferred

Experience

  • A clinical background

License/Certification/Registration

  • Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) and/or Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ).

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