Georgia Employer ACCREDITATION PATIENT SAFETY COORDINATOR in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Job ID: 2585Date posted: 09/03/2017Work Type: FULL TIMEOther information:Department: JCAHO PATIENT SAFETYShift/Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM Monday-FridayFacility: GWINNETT MEDICAL CENTERSummary:This position, in collaboration with the Director, Quality Resources, other executive leaders, directors and managers of the organization, directs and facilitates an organization-wide program to maintain continuous readiness for accreditation and regulatory surveys. As the organization's designated Patient Safety Officer, this individual also initiates, integrates, and oversees a comprehensive patient safety program throughout the Gwinnett Hospital System. The Accreditation/Patient Safety Coordinator serves as an expert resource on accreditation, regulatory compliance and patient safety practices.Requirement:* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, or other clinical field, required.* Master's Degree, preferred.* At least three (3) years experience in a clinical position in a Joint Commission accredited hospital or other similar healthcare organization.* At least three (3) years experience in performance improvement, patient safety, process management, risk management or accreditation/regulatory/certification coordination, required.* Proficient in program development, management, techniques and methods.* Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication, problem solving and team facilitation skills, required.* Evidence of interpersonal communication skills necessary to interact effectively with a wide variety of constituents.* Ability to develop recommendations and provide consultation to solve problems related patient safety and organizational compliance; ability to exercise judgment in interpreting and applying standards, policies and procedures.* Ability to work with a varied of disciplines and levels of staff across departments and the Hospital System.* Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).Nonessential:* BACHELOR DEGREECredentials:Share