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Tucker Pavilion Patient Safety Coordinator RN

Company: Chippenham Hospital
Location: Richmond
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) who is passionate about Patient Safety? Are you dedicated to mentoring and supporting our clinical team members to protect patients from harm?  Are you motivated to develop strategies to prevent future harm through process improvement and staff education?  Apply now to join the Risk Management / Quality Management team at CJW Medical Center as a Patient Safety Coordinator

CJW / Chippenham Hospital:

As one of the largest facilities within HCA, the nation’s largest hospital system, Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Hospital and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state-authorized Provisional Level I Trauma Center and we offer Central Virginia’s only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric-trained ER nurse and physician specialists.

Tucker Pavilion – The Leader in Behavioral Health:
  • 137 Bed Psych Hospital offering of care continuum – crisis team on site, inpatient/acute care for all ages, partial hospitalization for adolescents/adults
  • Use of audiovisual technology to offer Behavioral Health Needs assessments to HCA Virginia’s Emergency Departments 
  • Partnership with the community in offering a Crisis Triage Center
  • Injection of clinical pathways in programming
  • Diverse array of therapeutic offerings – yoga, 12 step support, NAMI peer support, spiritual, pet therapy, gym on site, and more
  • Quality focus with outcome measurements injected into clinical programming
  • Four Child Psychiatrists 
  • Host site for Behavioral Health clinical nursing rotations

As our new Patient Safety Coordinator you will be responsible for overseeing patient safety activities with the objective of enhancing and promoting patient safety and quality care, including:

  • Managing and analyzing close calls and adverse patient events
  • Conducting educational programs
  • Leading clinical initiatives
  • Complying with regulatory standards

Patient Safety:

  • Actively collaborates in the annual review/revision of the organization’s Patient Safety Program Plan
  • Maintains current knowledge of trends and initiatives related to patient safety
  • Supports patient safety initiatives through leadership, direction and active involvement
  • Acts as resource, internal consultant, and educator for patient safety issues
  • Assists in the development of evidence based practice to comply with TJC and NPSF Patient Safety Initiatives
  • Develops and implements programs designed to minimize the frequency and reduce the severity of actual and potential patient safety hazards throughout the facility
  • Participates in patient safety activities with other clinical disciplines—Medical Staff, Clinical Staff, Quality Management, Infection Prevention, and Risk Management
  • Actively participates in RCA (Root Cause Analysis), and recommendations for improvement
  • Actively participates in FMEA (Failure Mode and Event Analysis)
  • Leads investigations for serious adverse events
  • Participates on Hospital Committees, as assigned

Event Reporting:

  • Meets state-defined requirements for event reporting
  • Provides data analysis, trending and recommendations to various patient safety and performance improvement committees
  • Conducts systems analyses to uncover and identify trends that could potentially result in serious events
Operations / Compliance:
  • Actively collaborates in the annual review/revision of the organization’s Patient Safety Program Plan, with responsibility for operationalizing the program
  • Ensures patient safety by following-up and acting on all regulatory recommendations/deficiencies
  • Identifies and communicates regulatory requirements related to patient safety activities.
  • Assists in the development of departmental and facility policies and procedures that affect patient safety and regulatory compliance
  • Plans, develops, and presents educational material to administration, medical staff, nursing personnel, and other departmental personnel on topics related to patient safety.

We invite you to learn more about this fantastic opportunity, who we are, and how you can join our dynamic team.


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  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (required)
  • BSN (required)
  • MSN (preferred) 
  • Certified Professional in Patient Safety CPPS (preferred)
  • Four (4) years of clinical experience in a hospital or healthcare setting (required) 

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of CMS, TJC, ISMP, NPSF, Leapfrog, IHI and other patient care related initiatives to improve outcomes
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance as it relates to patient safety
  • Able to manage information in a confidential manner
  • Self-motivated with independent identification and problem solving skills
  • Able to manage multiple priorities, setting and meeting established deadlines
  • Able to interact with multidiscipline groups and build collaborative relationships
  • Knowledge and application of performance improvement initiatives, action planning, implementation, and sustainment of positive outcomes
  • Able to navigate the hybrid medical record and data locations
  • Able to analyze and interpret data, develop recommendations based on evidence
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office:  Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written, with all disciplines, staff levels and patients/families  
HCA Accolades: 
  • 63rd on Fortune’s 100 List
  • One of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S.
  • Ranked by Fortune as a Most Admired Company for 3 consecutive years
  • Named by Ethisphere one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 10 consecutive years 

HCA Rewards:


We offer a generous compensation package and a wide range of benefits including:  

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (*PRNs eligible for these)
  • Paid Time Off, Wellness Resources
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Education Assistance (up to $5,250 per year in Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • Exciting Voluntary Benefit Options  

Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you!


"We are an equal opportunity employer and we 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.”


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