The Patient Safety and Quality Specialist is a key member of the leadership team who oversees the development, implementation, and management of a robust patient safety and quality program. Responsibilities include analysis and investigation of patient safety incidents, risk assessment, integrating evidence-based guidelines into practice, continuous process improvement, and managing peer review. This position promotes a culture of safety and is critical to ensuring Tuality Healthcare is a transformative, highly reliable organization with an uncompromising focus on patient safety and outcomes.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of legal, quality and regulatory requirements (TJC, IHI, CMS, NAHQ, NCQA)
Proficiency in Datix Safety Intelligence Incident Reporting System
Proficiency in Epic
Understanding of root cause analysis principles
At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner. Our affiliation with OHSU brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community.
Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including 5th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 6th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.
Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference. In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate! Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard. Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!