Children’s Hospital is a proud member of LCMC Health, a local, not-for-profit healthcare system. Children’s Hospital and LCMC Health are committed to creating a positive work environment and providing our employees with the experience and support to grow and be successful. At Children's Hospital, the regional leader in pediatric care, our employees care for every child as their own. We are dedicated to having the best employees that are focused on the care and experience our patients and their families receive.
The Director of Patient Safety and Quality guides the activities and is responsible for outcomes of the patient safety program. This position is responsible for fostering collaborative working relationships with leaders throughout the hospital in conducting patient safety improvement activities to reduce risk and improve patient outcomes. This position is also responsible for providing leadership to large scale implementation of patient safety improvements identified in the annual goals. Additionally, the position is responsible for the day to day management of the Patient Safety and Quality Department and provides leadership to assure that efficient and effective department work processes are developed, measured, monitored and continuously improved. This position also provides leadership throughout the organization in developing the culture for patient safety. The Director of Patient Safety and Quality will also foster collaborative relationships with leaders throughout the organization, will ensure compliance with expectations for patient safety set forth through regulation, goals or recognized best practices.
Education: Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university in an Allied Health Profession. Master’s Degree preferred.
Experience: A minimum of three years’ experience in a health care environment. Supervisory or management experience preferred.
Children's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Internal Number: 0001
About Children's Hospital of New Orleans
Children's Hospital is a New Orleans-based not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South. We invite you to experience the magic of Children's Hospital.