Employer: Union Hospital of Cecil County, MD Location: Elkton, MD Apply to: Email: email@example.com
Job Title: Director of Patient Safety & High Reliability
Union Hospital of Cecil County is located in the northeast corner of Maryland, near the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, and less than one hour’s drive of Wilmington DE, Baltimore and Philadelphia. Cecil County offers small-town charm with excellent schools and a desirable cost of living that attracts families and visitors who enjoy the arts, boutique shopping, quaint eateries and fun community activities.
Through leadership, engagement, coaching, and deployment of process improvement initiatives, this Director uses principles and programs designed to reduce preventable harm to patients and staff in all departments. You will use current trends and innovative educational/training concepts which foster a culture of high reliability, patient safety, risk reduction and continuous improvement. You will collaborate with hospital leadership on matters concerning reliable care, common cause analysis and error prevention; and organize training programs/projects that are statistically proven to reduce recurring risks and prevent harm.
We seek a mentor and change agent who has excellent project management skills, leadership experience, cross-functional team engagement background, MSN, CPPS, current nursing license and 3+ years of data-driven continuous improvement experience in enterprise-wide patient safety. Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) would also be ideal. Lean/Six Sigma exposure is also beneficial.
Union Hospital is located in Elkton, MD and is perfectly situated close to Delaware, Philadelphia and Baltimore. UHCC is Joint Commission accredited. We have a friendly, compassionate environment with some of the best leading-edge medicine you will find anywhere. UHCC services the Cecil County Community and other neighbors. As an organization which is “United in Quality”, we are committed to patient satisfaction and work collaboratively with our affiliated physicians to deliver excellent patient care.