Patient Safety Coordinator - Portsmouth, United States - Portsmouth Regional Hospital

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Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients.

At Portsmouth Regional Hospital our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a Sr Clinical Quality Specialist to join our healthcare family.


Portsmouth Regional Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues.

The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, longterm care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long
- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employeeonly coverage to fulltime and parttime colleagues based on income.
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Job Summary and Qualifications:

The Sr. Clinical Quality/Patient Safety Specialist is responsible to lead, coordinate and carry out an assigned portfolio of clinical quality and patient safety functions to support the hospital's quality and patient safety plan and programs. The Sr. Specialist will use a broad and deep knowledge of practice and systems in the assigned responsibilities within the quality measurement, quality improvement, regulatory readiness, physician performance improvement and patient safety functions. The Sr. Quality/Patient Safety Specialist will be involved in supporting the department's quality and safety work through such activities as concurrent and retrospective abstraction of records to evaluation compliance with national standards of care, and data reporting, collaboration with organizational leaders to lead and/or support clinical quality improvement committees, teams, organizational regulatory readiness and certification. The Specialists works as a member of a team of quality and patient safety staff, who develop areas of expertise and cross cover each other's functions to assure that the department meets its internal and external reporting requirements. The Specialists is accountable to develop expertise in use of a variety of quality software programs and data reporting systems to achieve the goals of case review, data abstraction, management and reporting. The Sr. Specialist will actively provide support and carry out assigned functions within the Patient Safety Program, participating in incident reviews, and case analysis as assigned.

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 37 years experience
  • NH Registered Nurse License or valid compact state RN license, preferred.

Situated in Portsmouth, NH, Portsmouth Regional Hospital is a premier 234-bed acute care facility that offers exceptional healthcare services to the Seacoast region of Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire.

This hospital is the sole ACS Verified Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast of New Hampshire, making it an essential resource for the community.

It boasts the region's only comprehensive heart and vascular program, along with 24/7 comprehensive neurosurgical and stroke clot retrieval programs for both hemorrhagic and ischemic strokes.

Portsmouth Regional Hospital is owned by HCA Healthcare, a respected healthcare provider that runs three hospitals, an ambulatory surgery center, two freestanding emergency rooms, an urgent care center, and 46 physician practices in New Hampshire.

HCA Healthcare has 2,600 colleagues and 554 physicians on staff, provides $15.8 million in uncompensated care, and pays $43.8 million in taxes annually.

Its other hospitals in New Hampshire include Parkland Medical Center in Derry, Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, and freestanding emergency rooms in Seabrook and Dover.

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