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Quality & Patient Safety Specialist - Obstetrics - Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Job ID 00769835 Location Columbia University Irving Medical Center
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New York, New York


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Quality & Patient Safety at NY’s #1 Hospital: You Can Make It Possible

Quality & Patient Safety Specialist - Obstetrics - Columbia University Irving Medical Center

At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, every day is a new opportunity to improve our quality of work. Our state-of-the-art environment inspires and supports the continuous improvement of our daily operations. And our unyielding commitment to excellence helps us remain one of the top ten hospitals in the nation (U.S.News & World Report). We’re enhancing processes for each other and optimizing outcomes for patients with an unwavering focus on quality. Join us, and become one of the people who Make It Possible.

In this role you will Provide quality and patient safety consulting, analysis, improvement facilitation and program administration services for assigned internal client groups within the Hospital.  Develop, implement, and improve programs to establish and maintain Quality and Patient Safety standards of existing products and services, as well as develop programs to focus on the care provided to patients.  Research, collect and analyze internal and external data for decision making.  Serve as subject matter expert regarding client’s quality and patient safety initiatives, significant event management, and goals in alignment with the Hospital’s strategic priorities.

This is a full time day position working 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, which may include some off hours from time to time. This position is located at our NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Preferred Criteria

  • Master's degree in a related field
  • Clinical licensure - i.e RN, NP, PA
  • Minimum of 3 years of project management experience
  • Trained or certified in methodologies like Six Sigma, LEAN, Green belt
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access 
  • Excellent data analytics skills

Required Criteria 

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience 

Join a healthcare system where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Here we foster a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Enjoy comprehensive and competitive benefits that support you and your family in every aspect of life. Start your life-changing journey today.

  • #1 in New York, "America's Best Hospitals 2019-2020." - U.S.News & World Report
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  • 2019 "America's Best Employers in New York State" - Forbes
  • 2019 "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare." - Becker's Healthcare
  • 2019 "Top-Rated Work Places: Best Hospitals" - Indeed

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