Patient Safety Manager

Band 7
02 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Finegreen Consultant
Job Type
A large healthcare organisation is looking to appoint an exciting new opportunity for Patient Safety Manager on an interim basis for 3 months.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Regularly liaise with the divisional staff to ensure identification and management of patient-related risks through effective risk assessment, detailed action planning and monitoring and reviewing of action implementation;
  • Manage a process to review all patient safety incident reports and patient feedback relevant to the division;
  • Initiate appropriate action to understand and manage the risks identified, ensuring that effective and sustained improvements are implemented;
  • Demonstrate excellent working knowledge of serious incidents within a healthcare setting and ensure timely and comprehensive investigations of serious incidents;
  • Knowledge and experience using Datix and RCA, data analysis, report writing, papers and presentations;
  • Apply Root Cause Analysis practices and processes, conducting an end to end serious incident investigation process;
  • Maintain a confidential approach to all issues, handling them with appropriate sensitivity and
  • Professionalism.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Must have worked within the NHS and patient safety;
  • Experience of dealing with sensitive and confidential information;
  • Clear communicator with excellent written and verbal skills, able to manage and support a team;
  • Work under pressure in a busy working open plan environment and be able to multi-task;
  • Prioritise workload and manage time effectively, in order to meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships and develop networks to ensure effective Patient Safety;
  • Knowledge of incident reporting systems and clinical risk.
If you are interested in the post and have the above experience, please send a copy of your
CV along with availability in the first instance.