Director Patient Safety in Lake City, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida Lake City Hospital

Director Patient Safety

Lake City, FL, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only
Directors and Managers   Job ID: 186653
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Introduction

Want to join a team of daring managers who care without reservations or limits? Our HCA Florida Lake City Hospital​ team is looking for a(an) Director Patient Safety. HCA Healthcare is an advanced healthcare network that has committed up to $300 million to our incredible team members over the course of three years.

Benefits

HCA Florida Lake City 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 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, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover 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)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

HCA Healthcare is committed to research and clinical protocols. Do you want to impact standards of care and save lives across the country? Apply today to our Director Patient Safety and be a part of the innovation of ideas.

Job Summary and Qualifications

Job Summary:

Director of Patient Safety is responsible to provide comprehensive assessment, planning, monitoring, and evaluation for compliance with accreditation and regulatory agencies including any state licensing standards.

What you will do in this role:

  • Investigate regulations, standards, and laws and make initial recommendations to ensure compliance with all regulatory and accrediting entities.
  • Translate standards, requirements, and policies into terms or processes meaningful to the staff and provide consultation and education to relevant task forces, quality action teams, and committees to ensure ongoing compliance with standards.
  • Ensure an ongoing mechanism for proactive monitoring and auditing is developed, continually updated, and executed on a regular schedule and the results of any monitoring or auditing are made available to the appropriate leadership.
  • Be responsible for directing and coordinating regulatory and accreditation functions, ensuring appropriate preparation, and active participation of appropriate staff and managers for agencies such as The Joint Commission (TJC), Florida’s Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA), and/or the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and to formulate responses to accreditation findings and inquiries.
  • Demonstrated success and abilities in leadership, achieving results, communications, customer service and health care management

What qualifications you will need:

  • RN License in the State of Florida
  • Bachelor degree in Nursing required
  • 3-5+ years of Quality Leadership experience
  • Hospital based experience required
  • Previous experience in accreditation, quality, utilization management or risk required
  • Knowledge of State, Federal, and JCAHO regulations.
  • Previous experience in a nursing and/or administration role preferred 
  • Certified Professional Patient Safety (CPPS)

HCA Florida Lake City Hospital is a 103-bed acute care hospital. For over 60 years, we have served Columbia, Hamilton, and Suwannee counties and surrounding communities. Our hospital is a part of HCA Healthcare North Florida. We offer medical and surgical programs including 24-hour emergency care, heart care, interventional cardiology, orthopedics, cancer care, and imaging and rehabilitation services. We are an Accredited Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. We are an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology. We have achieved Disease Specific Certification in the treatment of Sepsis by the Joint Commission. For 20 years in a row, we have been named the area's Best of the Best Hospital. We were named an employer of choice in 2019 by the Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to its patients, colleagues and communities. Help guide our team as a(an) Director Patient Safety and help us improve more lives in more ways.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This position is incentive eligible.

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Directors and Managers
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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