Coordinator - Patient Safety And Quality Job

Full Job Title: Coordinator Patient Safety And Quality

Job Number: 17007482

Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time

Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM


SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Coordinator Patient Safety and Quality
Position Summary:
Promotes and supports patient safety and clinical quality through sharing of best practices, identification of opportunities for improvements, and action planning. In conjunction with the Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer, Vice Presidents of Medical Affairs and peer review chairpersons, coordinates the peer review and focused peer review functions of the medical staff. Ensures network policies, procedures, and practices are coordinated at assigned entity.

Principle Duties, Responsibilities and/or Essential Functions

    • Contributes to exceptional clinical quality and patient safety through support of network initiatives at assigned entity; identification of best practices and success factors; and collaboration with entity leadership and network peers.
    • Achieves physician satisfaction by taking cases to committee in a timely manner; providing adequate notice of the need for first level review to reviewers; sending out letters in a timely manner; and maintaining strong knowledge of the peer review policy and process.
    • Contributes to the overall employee satisfaction of the team by actively participating in staff meetings and working cohesively with co-workers.
    • Contributes to the overall financial performance of the department through efficient unit operations by following policies and procedures, reporting needed changes and maintaining unit supplies.
    • Serves as the entity resource for root cause analysis and data analysis.
    • Enhances regulatory compliance by entering 100% of cases reviewed into Echo database within one week of committee meeting.

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Education: Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Medical Records or health related field

Certification, Licensure, bonding: RN license required

Experience: 3 - 5 years in technical field

Special Qualifications: None

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

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