8-koi is currently recruiting for a Patient Safety Specialist for a stable, long-term, 1st shift role in San Diego, CA with at least 1 year in a specific Risk Management, Patient Safety or Quality Improvement program.
Provides Patient Safety training including classroom and On-the-Job-Training for staff.
Collects, collates displays and performs patient safety trend analysis and other computations using MS Office suite and the Department of Defense software system
Uses patient safety methodology including RCA, cause and effect analysis, FEMA and tracer methodology to implement performance improvement initiatives across varied medical disciplines.
Reviews and analyzes trend reports for demonstration of adherence and compliance with regulatory standards to include Joint Commission, Medical Inspector General, BUMED, DOD, etc.
Uses data and epidemiological tools to assist staff in the analysis of data from adverse/sentinel events, close calls/near misses, etc.
Plans, develops and implements the commands patient safety program to include Patient Safety Week activities, periodic risk assessments and appraisals and regular rounding to assess regulatory compliance
Independently completes root cause analysis – RCA investigations, corrective action, and report of findings.
Participates in survey readiness assessments and preparations including plan recommendations to the Commission
Review and monitor implementation of patient safety/risk management policies to include National Patient Goals, DOD patient Safety Culture Surveys, sentinel events and FEMA corrective actions.
Prepare briefings of Patient safety activities for the command, BUMED, DOD, etc.
Interacts with staff to include nurses, physicians, etc. to collaborate and assess patient safety/risk concerns and implement solutions.
Due to the necessary clearances for this position, a US citizenship is required
Possess a baccalaureate degree in Nursing
Have a minimum of one year experience working in risk management, patient safety, or quality improvement programs to include experience in the clinical setting or direct care environment within the last three years
Possess a current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse (or higher) in the state of California
Be Familiar with the MS office suite and ability to create reports, spreadsheets, and presentations using these tools
Be fluent (read, write, speak) in the English language
Headquartered in Melbourne, Fl, 8-Koi is an 8(a) and EDWOSB certified business with over 20 years of experience in government contracting, serving a multitude of defense agencies with simplified solutions. Including everything from national to international locations, 8-Koi has become known for providing nothing but the best in accounting, auditing, Information Technology (IT) , and medical professional services.A key factor in building 8-Koi's reliable reputation in the professional staffing industry has been our one project at a time approach. Our belief is that in simplifying solutions while guaranteeing the best in experienced professionals we can deliver the best service we have to offer one project at a time.