Job Description



A current CA Registered Nurse license required. Must have Bachelor of Science Nursing  degree (BSN) or agree to obtain within 3 years of hire.

At least two years of clinical experience in acute care facility as a Registered Nurse is required. Prior experience in patient safety principals and related activities is preferred.  Demonstrates independent judgment, autonomy and initiative in leadership skills, time management and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize projects/functions in a busy work environment.         

Under the supervision of the Risk/Patient Safety Manager, the Patient Safety RN is responsible for duties related to patient safety analysis and systems review. This includes, but is not limited to,  performing root cause analysis, management of the event reporting system, and systems review. Supports high quality, safe care by evaluating systems and processes within the organization.  This person is responsible for communicating, maintaining and processing defined or designated confidential Patient Safety information, including assisting with Hospital-wide and Medical Staff Peer Review activities. Duties also include data collection via chart review, analysis, recommendation, implementation, trouble-shooting and support for any given department and facility need. Will assist the Manager with educational opportunities. Must be professional and cooperative with patients, visitors, employees and members of the medical staff, in  support of the hospital's customer service goals.

Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours to include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.
 
Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.
 
The employee shall work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines and the employee shall at all times demonstrate a cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.

The Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, potential and competency.   The Hospital policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.  It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  Discrimination can also include failing to reasonably accommodate religious practices or qualified individuals with disabilities where the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship.  All such discrimination is unlawful.
 
The Hospital is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the Hospital operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Hospital, including supervisors and coworkers.

 
Sierra View Medical Center is a tobacco-free environment.

 

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