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Safe Patient Handling, Mobility, and Fall Prevention Coordinator

Job ID 00755359 Location Queens Hospital
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Location

Queens, New York

Shift:

Day Flex (United States of America)

Description:

A Rewarding Healthy Working Environment:  Safe Patient Handling Makes It Possible

Safe Patient Handling, Mobility, and Fall Prevention Coordinator- Physical Therapy

At NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, we are committed to providing a safe, caring environment for our patients and staff, providing services and programs focused on creating the safest, optimal working environment, where professionals are inspired to perform at their best for patients—each and every day. Now, you have the chance to help Make It Possible.

The Safe Patient Handling, Mobility, and Fall Prevention Coordinator provides leadership and assumes responsibility for the development, implementation, coordination, maintenance, and evaluation of our Safe Patient Handling, Mobility, and Falls Prevention Program. This includes integrated programs across all clinical services and disciplines. Responsibility includes the development of safe patient handling strategies and the assessment of outcomes at the health care system level. Maintain compliance for the program with Department of Health, Joint Commission and other regulatory bodies. Coordinate remediation of equipment issues with manufacturers/vendors and facility contracting, biomedical department, and facilities management. In this role you will develop and update policies and procedures and track incidents/injuries and implement root cause analysis.

This position is at the NYP Queens location.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Certification in SPHM

Required Criteria:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience within field. 
  • Licensed PT, PTA, OT, or RN

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.
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