Patient Safety/Risk Coordinator

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LifePoint Health
October 16, 2020
Columbia, South Carolina
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Patient Safety/Risk Coordinator in Columbia at Providence Health

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

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Providence Health


Coordinates assigned Quality/Patient Safety program to facilitate the program initiatives to ensure effective and timely patient care.



Facilitates the development, implementation, and ongoing adherence of Quality/Patient Safety program protocols. Metrics, and initiatives.

Collaborates with medical and hospital staff to provide evidenced based practice.

Provides education and clinical expertise to care team, patients, and families

Collects and analyzes program data to assist with documentation, coding, clinical care and improved outcomes.

Demonstrates ability to be flexible and organized.

Assists with facilitation and implementation of special projects.

Evaluates and documents program performance.



Adheres to and displays core values



Tells the truth with compassion

Is seen as a direct, truthful individual


Integrity and Trustworthiness:

Fosters a positive culture of integrity, fairness, openness, and respect

Makes sure that their business unit “does the right thing” for patients, employees, physicians, community members, vendors, etc

Puts the needs of the organization before their own personal desires

Follows through on commitments

Acknowledges when they or their business unit has fallen short; ensures that mistakes are both rectified and used for learning

Keeps confidences professionally and appropriately

Demonstrates consistency between words and actions



Creates an environment where people with differences want to work

Creates an environment where people have a purpose and sense of belonging

Gets better results by achieving synergies from people’s differences

Reaches across the organization to problem solve

Recruits and promotes a diverse group of people



Genuinely cares about people

Is concerned about other’s work and non-work problems

Is available and ready to help

Is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate

Demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pains of others


Legal and Ethical Compliance:

Demonstrates working knowledge and understanding of industry compliance requirements

Holds self and others accountable for compliance

Promotes a culture of compliance through action

Ensures that the facility operates ethically, as well as federal, state, and local regulations

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Graduate Accredited School of Nursing;Associates Degree for accredited college in a healthcare field; Bachelor’sDegree and Master’s Degree strongly preferred.


Minimum Work Experience:

A minimum of 5 years acute care hospitalexperience.


Required Licenses:

Professional license/registration as required bySouth Carolina for health professionals.


Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisivejudgement, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.  Must beable to work in a stressful environment and take appropriateaction.  Service excellence and good interpersonal skills, ability toread/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PCskills, Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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