Patient Safety Coordinator
Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Experience and Education
3. Supports RCA process. Understands the Human Factors framework for analysis of events and the TJC framework for RCA and definitions of events requiring RCA. - a. Help in the investigation of events for RCAs - b. Attend RCA and participate in development of PI plan - c. Help with verification that action items from RCAs are documented and implemented in meaningful ways by spending time in clinical care areas soliciting feedback and watching practice in clinical area - d. Prepares reports and presentation for executive leadership, the PIC and the hospital Board. - e. verification that actions are documented and implemented in meaningful ways.
4. Assist Medication Safety Pharmacist with follow ups that are required for med events.
5. Support Quality and Safety Committees: - a. attend medication safety committee and work closely with nursing in this regard. - b. Help with special projects for medication safety such as monitoring of moderate sedation, use of ETCO2 monitoring etc. - c. Help with EHR optimization for safety - d. Help with lab nursing partnership committee and projects that arise there.
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