Patient Safety Lead

Location
London
Salary
Band 7
Posted
05 Oct 2020
Closes
02 Nov 2020
Ref
RMH20515
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Sector
Acute Trust
Job Type
Contract
A large healthcare organisation is looking to appoint a Patient Safety Lead on an interim basis for 3 months based in London.

The client ideally would like someone full time on site but happy to accommodate 1-2 days per week remote working.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Day to day management of the patient safety team in the delivery of effective systems and processes to effectively gather and act upon patient safety and quality of care information, in line with current Government Legislation, Regulations, Policy Guidance and good practice;
  • Supporting a culture that improves quality by enabling the delivery of high-quality care through the effective identification of lessons/areas for improvement and promotion of learning;
  • Ensure the daily review of new incidents to ensure the accuracy of reporting, and to triage and identify incidents meeting the criteria for escalation to the Executive Review Group, proactively seeking further information as required;
  • Apply experience and judgement to the application of national criteria for the reporting, management and grading of incidents, supporting the identification of those requiring application of Duty of Candour;
  • Ensure that incidents declared as never Events and Serious Incidents are reported via STEIS, and assigned as such on the RLDatix System;
  • Guide and support improvement project plans and progress by providing expertise on improvement approaches;
  • Extensive knowledge and experience using Datix and RCA;
  • Data analysis, report writing, papers and presentations.
A successful candidate will have:
  • Must have worked within the NHS and have extensive patient safety experience;
  • Must have experience within Datix and RCA;
  • Strong engagement skills;
  • Experience of dealing with sensitive and confidential information;
  • Clear communicator with excellent written and verbal skills;
  • 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.
If you are interested in the post and have the above experience, please send a copy of your
CV along with availability/notice period in the first instance. ria.healy@finegreen.co.uk

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