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Washington University of St. Louis Patient Safety Programs & Training Specialist - Cardiothoracic Surgery - 51467 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. The position is located at the Maternity Building. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: Position responsible for the clinical coordination and implementation of patient safety and quality improvement (PSQI) activities for a designated service. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Works in partnership with department PSQI leadership to develop, implement, and monitor strategic plans of patient safety and quality outcomes in a division. The strategic plans in the division will align with overall vision of departmental patient safety and quality outcome standards. 2. Coordinates data collection and tracking of patient safety and clinical effectiveness. This includes the management, implementation, analysis, and presenting of results of quality improvement projects. Works collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other patient care team members to promote a culture of safety and enhance clinical effectiveness. 3. Reviews available quality and patient safety data to identify area of high risk for deviation from standards and coordinates with the clinical care team and assists to develop plans for quality improvement. 4. Participates in Patient Safety and Quality meetings, including division and departmental meetings. Works collaboratively with other patient safety, quality, and performance improvement professionals, sharing best practices. 5. Provides staff education to nurses, physicians, health staff, and other clinical departments regarding concepts of improving patient safety and quality outcomes in the division. Required Qualifications * Graduate of an accredited nursing program with two years of nursing experience. * REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Current Missouri RN licensure in accordance with the Compact Act. Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements). Preferred Qualifications * Relevant work experience in a complex healthcare organization. * Working knowledge of Epic Electronic Healthcare Record (HER). * Working knowledge of techniques and methodologies used in developing, coordinating, and managing clinical research projects with working knowledge of database management, spreadsheet, and statistical analysis software. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $53,705 - $96,678 annually. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7. EOE Statement Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Title: Patient Safety Programs & Training Specialist - Cardiothoracic Surgery - 51467 Job ID: 51467 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular