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Patient Safety and Quality Specialist at WellStar Health System

Patient Safety and Quality Specialist

WellStar Health System Marietta, GA Full Time
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How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


Wellstar Kennestone Hospital has an opportunity for a Patient Safety and Quality Specialist in the Quality Improvement Department.


The Patient Safety and Quality Specialist assists with coordination and implementation of the overall high reliability education and sustainment efforts to create and foster a culture of safety and quality among WellStar facility team members, leaders, and physicians. This role develops strong relationships with key leaders and collaborates with System and Facility Safety & Quality Staff to build and maintain a culture of safety, quality, and learning environment.


This role is responsible for implementing and providing input regarding the evaluation of patient safety and clinical quality improvement programs. The Patient Safety and Quality Specialist, practices innovative design and systems thinking to improve measures of quality and safety. Supports robust quality improvement efforts and reduction of preventable harm within the facility.


Full-time Day Shift


Required Minimum Education:

  • Associate degree required, healthcare or quality related field preferred.

Required Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in healthcare, nursing, or clinical practice.
  • Experience in high reliability and safety design principles preferred.

Required Minimum Certification:

  • If RN or other clinical discipline, current license preferred. Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or related certification preferred.

Required Minimum Skills:

  • Organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently as well as with a team; time management; excellent written and communication skills; high degree of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality.
  • Ability to build relationships and foster communication among stakeholders in clinical and non-clinical settings.
  • Skilled computer skills with Microsoft Office

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

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