Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center
Healthcare - Allied Health
27869 Narciso Ave
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What We Offer. 6 Paid Holidays Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation's most prestigious healthcare systems, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. We're proud of the therapeutic and administrative upgrades we have made. Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Mountainside family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.. Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is proud to continue to provide world-class health care services in a community setting. Our 365 bed medical center has successfully transitioned from a stand-alone facility to being part of Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and truly integrated network in New Jersey. Mountainside is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Health Services, one of the country's leading private hospital management companies.. We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Director of Patient Safety to join the Mountainside Team!. What You'll Do. The Director of Patient Safety is responsible for developing a culture of safety, reducing preventable harm, and to ensure systematic implementation of effective Patient Safety and High Reliability Plan throughout the hospital.. The successful candidate will be able to:. Promote a culture of safety first. Share accountability for reducing preventable harm, performance improvements in all areas of harm from medical error, deficient processes, and other unsafe practices, leading all efforts toward zero harm across the hospital. Guide leaders in the practice of high reliability leadership. Identify and mitigate risks in the organization related to patient safety. Act as the primary contact for the integrated patient safety program for senior leadership. Lead efforts across the hospital on the journey towards high reliability including developing a strategy for sustaining high reliability principles as they become the foundation for work in all areas. Ensure training is available, completed, and effective using standard metrics related to event reporting. Establish strategies to improve quality of event reporting as the foundation for a highly reliable organization, and patient safety culture. Utilize safety stories, shared learning and transparency regarding events to enhance safety culture. Facilitate initial event process review meetings conducted within the hospital, and consults on action plans in response to patient safety events. Drive compliance with The Joint Commission standards with a focus on the National Patient Safety Goal requirements. Establish annual goals and objectives within the Safety Committee. Track, analyze, and report on relevant data and metrics as needed and/or requested. Regularly monitor relevant key financial indicators and performance metrics, modifying business activities where needed in response to changing financial situations. Perform any and all other duties as assigned. Position Requirements:. What You'll Bring. Bachelor's degree in healthcare field preferred. A minimum of 7+ years of healthcare experience with increasing responsibility. 5-10 years of managerial experience. CPPS certification preferred. Demonstrated ability to influence change. Effective verbal, written, and presentation communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with all levels of the organization. Excellent leadership and communication skills with proven track record of building and coaching successful teams. Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills. Ability to analyze patient safety-related events and identify themes or areas opportunity. Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, and maintain a positive attitude. Competitive pay. Medical, dental, and vision insurance. 401k with Company match. Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage. Generous paid time off, including an additional extended illness bank. Advancement and career development opportunities. Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.. Get job updates from Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center. Formerly Mountainside Hospital, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New... Tuition Reimbursement Computer savvy Associated topics: gauge, health, healthy, hospital, nursing, safe, scba, usda, wastewater treatment plant, water
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