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Perinatal Safety Specialist (FT Day) - Oceanport and Long Branch, NJ

Company: RWJBarnabas Health Corporate Services
Location: Oceanport
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: OB Safety Officer
Location: Oceanport and Long Branch, NJ
Req#: 0000073681
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Department name: QIPJob Overview: The Perinatal Safety Specialist is responsible for planning, implementing, directing and/or evaluating patient safety and quality improvement to ensure the highest level of performance is achieved. The Perinatal Safety Specialist reports to the system Vice President of Women s Services and works in partnership with the facility OB/Gyn Chairman and nursing leadership.Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s Degree
  • Current NJ state RN license
  • National Certification
  • Project management skills, including the ability to identify stakeholders, plan steps, coordinate and allocate resources to accomplish goals and objectives in a timely manner
  • Leadership skills, including comfort with decision-making responsibilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of clinical nursing experience in obstetrics with progressive responsibility and accountability required.
  • A working knowledge of regulatory and clinical guidelines that govern the Obstetrical area.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Preferred:
    • Master s Degree
    • EFM certified preferred
    • Quality improvement and patient safety knowledgeScheduling Requirements:
      • Full Time
      • Day Shift
      • Monday-Friday 8-4:30pm, this position will be situated 2 days at Oceanport and 3 days at MMC in Long Branch.Essential Functions:
        • Successfully integrates patient safety principles into current practice.
        • Ensures that briefings, debriefings and other elements of team communication occur.
        • Ensures regulatory standards are being met
        • Participates in the development of goals and action plans to achieve quality performance targets/benchmarks
        • Monitors clinical outcomes.
        • Evaluates, analyzes and reports data required for clinical quality performance metrics
        • Links evidence based practice to improvement strategies, using metrics to measure and assess improvement, facilitates inter-disciplinary teams, and implements tools to facilitate optimal performance
        • Collaborates with staff and department Chairman to identify adverse events and near-miss occurrences.
        • Facilitates and promotes participation by all clinicians in educational programs and clinical simulation with a focus on enhancing effective teamwork and communication.
        • Uses multiple resources to communicate lessons learned from patient safety initiatives across the organizationBenefits and PerksAt RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.
          • Paid Time Off (PTO)
          • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance
          • Dental and Vision Insurance
          • Retirement Plans
          • Short & Long Term Disability
          • Life & Accidental Death Insurance
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Wellness Programs
          • Voluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance)
          • Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more!Choosing RWJBarnabas Health!RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health. RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.Equal Opportunity Employe

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health Corporate Services, Lakewood , Perinatal Safety Specialist (FT Day) - Oceanport and Long Branch, NJ, Other , Oceanport, New Jersey

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