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Bozeman Health System Manager of Patient Safety in Bozeman, Montana

Position Summary:

The System Manager of Patient Safety provides system-wide direction and support to the hospitals, clinics, and other system services in the development of strategic and operation plans for upholding a highly reliable culture in patient safety and preventable harm reduction. Continuously monitors quality and safety metrics and assesses for areas of opportunity in the delivery of highly reliable healthcare. Collaborates with cross-functional stakeholders and leaders in process-redesign to decrease variation and improve adherence to nationally recognized best practices to generate excellence in care delivery. Partners with executive leaders, administrators, physicians, nursing departments and other staff in the management of reported safety events and quality review processes to include occurrence report management, Root Cause Analysis, action planning. Conducts nationally recognized patient safety culture surveys and develops innovative training programs and ongoing curriculum to support highly functioning teams who incorporate safety behaviors. Manages the performance of and contributes to the success of staff who carry out infection prevention, patient safety, and regulatory reporting job duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

  • Montana Licensure (Registered Nurse)

  • American Heart Association BLS

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assists Director with broad operations to ensure the provision of comprehensive departmental services in compliance with all regulatory agencies and healthcare system requirements.

  • Ensures a collaborative departmental approach to long-range strategic operational planning, care and service design and development of organizational policies, which reflect the mission of the organization.

  • Coordinates and oversees the organization-wide departmental services. Continuously assesses, measures and improves departmental performance.

  • Demonstrates responsible management of all departmental resources.

  • Demonstrates clinical/technical and managerial competency. Ensures staff professional needs are met.

  • Leads, teaches, inspires, helps and consistently demonstrates healthcare system behavioral standards

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong leadership managerial skills; ability to plan, delegate, monitor and improve work performance

  • Demonstrates sound judgement, patience, and maintains a professional demeanor at all times

  • Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Creativity, problem analysis and decision making

  • Exercises tact, discretion, sensitivity and maintains confidentiality

  • Detail oriented, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize

  • Standard office equipment and computer applications; MS Office, EMR, internet applications etc.

  • Ability to work varied shifts

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job classification. They are not to be construed as a contract of any type nor an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

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Working at Bozeman Health is more than just a job--it's a commitment to caring for the communities of Southwest Montana by being their partner in health and wellness, compassionately delivering the best care for each person, every time. In every role, our employees are inspired by their ability to care for our community and our Culture of Excellence guides each employee to be a high performer, engage in transparent and timely communication, demonstrate dynamic learning and teaching, excel through change, express gratitude and experience joy.

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