Clinical Patient Safety Specialist

Category
Nursing - RN and Leadership
Department
6553-QUALITY & ACCREDITATION
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Meridian
Requisition ID
2017-10103

Overview

The Clinical Patient Safety Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing and managing Treasure Valley-wide programs and processes devoted to improving clinical patient safety and resolving clinical care concerns.   The Clinical Patient Safety Specialist provides oversight and facilitates cases involving injury to patients and plans, organizes, directs and participates in activities to identify, evaluate and take corrective action against risks that may result in clinical injury to patients. 

 

 

Required Criteria 

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Idaho, Respiratory Therapist in Idaho, or other clinical professional, and/or Bachelor’s Degree in health-related field
  • Minimum of 3 years recent clinical experience in an acute care setting required

Preferred Criteria

 

  • Statistical experience strongly preferred; skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

 

If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you.

 

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

 

St. Luke’s nurses are among the very best in the United States. Our Boise and Meridian hospitals, St. Luke’s MSTI cancer centers, and Treasure Valley clinics are designated Magnet facilities — the gold standard for nursing excellence. At Magnet facilities, low nurse-to-patient ratios are the rule, which helps ensure that nurses have adequate time to give all patients the special care they deserve. This means our patients and their families receive award-winning care that is compassionate, patient-centered, and always reaching for a higher standard.

 

Our employees enjoy many benefits, some of the most popular are tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education.

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#One of American’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016" 

 

*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity  employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

 

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