Quality and Patient Safety Co-ordinator, Medicine Band 7
There is an exciting opportunity to join our Quality & Patient Safety Team to support our Medicine Division in delivering and monitoring initiatives which supports patient safety, experience, learning and outcomes. The person will have a clinical background, want to develop their existing knowledge and skills in risk management and governance and can work in partnership with others, to make a difference for our patients, staff and organisation. Interview Date: TBC Main duties of the job
Working across our sites, the Quality and Patient Safety Co-ordinator will be based at St Helier Hospital and will work and will support Quality Manager within the Medicine Division including co-ordinating and overseeing quality processes to support patient safety, experience and clinical outcomes.
The Divisional Quality and Patient Safety Co-ordinator will support education and training for staff within the Division on aspects of quality and processes for managing the dimensions of quality (including, but not limited to, risk management, health and safety, clinical governance and audit) They will promote a positive and just culture for reporting incidents and the implementation of Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF).
The post holder will support improvements in the quality of clinical care and patient safety through the PSIRF toolkit and share learning, support implementation and embed required practice changes within the Division.
Detailed job description and main responsibilitiesAbout us
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 490,000 people living across southwest London and northeast Surrey. In addition, we provide more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to a wider area, covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire.
We serve an area that is rich in diversity, with a mix of urban and rural areas, and differing levels of quality of life. We cover some of the most prosperous postcodes in the country, as well as some poorer areas. Together with our colleagues at NHS Surreyand NHS Sutton and Merton, we work to make sure that we deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve.
The Trust employs approximately 5,000 staff across its hospitals and issupported by over 500 volunteers.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see the attached supporting job description and person specification document which contains more information about the role and requirements. Please ensure your application refers to the job description and person specification.
The recruiting team reserve the right to close this advertisement early once applications reach maximum limit.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Nurse and /or Midwife
- Post registration course related to care of medical patients
- Previous experience of developing an aspect of quality - patient safety clinical outcomes
- Experience in caring for acutely unwell patients in the acute setting
- Previous experience in Clinical Risk/Governance role
- Knowledge of Risk Assessment in a healthcare setting
- Computer skills, with working knowledge of databases, spreadsheets and presentation packages.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Ability to plan and deliver training
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS TrustAddress
St Helier Hospital
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