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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Job ID 201754 Date posted 05/15/2018 Facility Novant Medical Group Department NMG Administration Work Schedule

+ Full time

+ Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm

+ 40 hours per week

Location: Winston Salem or Charlotte, NC

Job Summary:

This position has the responsibility for directing the patient safety program for Novant Health Medical Group (NHMG). Coordination among senior leaders, medical group leaders, practice managers and operational and clinical support personnel will enhance system reliability and improve patient safety within the framework of the First Do No Harm (FDNH) patient safety program. System improvement efforts will use quality and process improvement methodology through analysis of patient safety events, patient safety and quality metrics, patient safety culture assessment, and other available data. Ongoing improvement and strategic planning will draw from the evolving fields of patient safety science, healthcare quality research, and evidence-based best practices.


+ Education: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

+ Experience: Minimum of five years in healthcare leadership required. Minimum of three years of quliaty improvement / project management required.

+ Additional skills required: Strong written and verbal communication skills; general computer knowledge; ability to self-direct, manage time and resources; ability to problem-solve and make decisions independently; ability to lead and function within a high-performing team; ability to travel throughout the NHMG footprint. Valid Drivers license.

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