You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as Program Manager Patient & Associate Safety.
Youâ™re passionate about safety and believe that patients and associates alike should experience an environment committed to zero harm.
You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospital provides comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and a retirement savings plan.
To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we may also offer a sign-on or retention bonus, and relocation assistance when applicable.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Patient & Associate Safety Program Manager you need to know how to:
Apply the clinical/technical/scientific operations of both patient and associate safety principles and technologies to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control conditions contributing to occupational and patient hazards.
Act as the hospital lead for the Patient Safety Committee and for Executive Safety Rounding; including coordination and follow-up.
Develop and implement educational strategies to support Error Prevention Training; promote Culture of Safety.
Conduct and report on Common Cause Analysis events; evaluate and lead the Daily Check in process (Safety Huddle)
Develop, document, track, and evaluate improvement plans and implement necessary measures to achieve SCL Health targeted capabilities
Support the Organization with Program Management of Patient an Associate Safety related topics (falls, pressure ulcers, etc.).
Be accountable for Annual preparedness and review of patient and associate safety plans.
Review and update Safety Policies and Procedures.
Support Lutheran Medical Center with data trending; including Occupational Health Reports.
Coordinate or assist in the development and implementation of care site programs for reducing work related injuries and illnesses: accident investigations, establish department specific injury prevention activities and monitor effectiveness, eliminate or ensure suitable protection is available against all recognizable occupational hazards, recommend and direct corrective or preventive measures for workplace safety hazards.
Conduct or coordinate health and safety reviews, audits and surveys, and hazard surveillance to anticipate, identify and reduce health and safety hazards that can adversely impact associates: chemical exposure limits, biological hazards, physical hazards, ergonomic hazards, and unsafe practices.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Bachelorâ™s degree in related disciplines (a minimum of five (5) years of experience in combination with relevant courses may be substituted for an Bachelorâ™s degree; and evidence of ongoing education and training
Two yearsâ™ experience including successfully managing projects at the highest levels, coordinating and leading multi-disciplinary teams
Experience in developing and presenting education programs for stakeholder groups
Current Certified Hospital Safety Professional (CHSP) or equivalent, Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or other relevant certification within 6 months of hire
Current valid Registered Nurse licensure, preferred
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Program Manager Patient & Associate Safety on our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
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About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.