Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017 3:04 PM
PeaceHealth is seeking a
Variance Report Specialist : Patient Safety for a
1.0 full time equivalent
Exempt position. This position will be working
Day shift with shift durations of
This position is responsible for the day:to:day administration of PeaceHealth's variance reporting system (RL Solutions) for an Integrated Network of Care, as well as providing support for the Variance Reporting department in accordance with accepted processes and procedures to ensure smooth and efficient operation.
1.Provides daily review and triage of electronic variance reports (EVRs) and analyzes same for potential safety events, patient grievances, quality improvement needs, and compliments.
2.Collaborates with Patient Safety Consultants and Officers in identifying potential Serious Safety Events. Supports the work of the Community Patient Safety Teams with EVRs and data.
3.Collaborates to assure appropriate distribution of electronic variance reports. Monitors EVRs for completeness, follow:up by appropriate responders, and timely closure.
4.Partners with managers and system resource consultants to develop ad hoc reports as requested and provide local report training and support.
5.Maintains data, develops, documents and generates reports, maximizes system capabilities for tracking and reporting on information.
6.Provides and helps analyze reports from system information to identify trends and promote process improvements through collaboration with key stakeholders.
7.Assists with data collection/response to investigations by external agencies in alignment with Quality Improvement and Peer Review protections.
8.Acts as resource to caregivers and leadership with regard to identification and mitigation of risks to the organization within scope of responsibility. Provides education/training to caregivers to enhance the identification of risk and risk mitigation throughout the organization.
9.Handles highly confidential information patient concerns and incident reporting information in a manner that protects patient's confidentiality/privacy and hospital's privacy.
10.Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS Required unless otherwise stated
Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Nursing, Business or Computer Science required or a combination of education and experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
?Minimum of two years general experience in healthcare preferred.
?Experience with electronic medical record (EMR) and/or analytic software applications highly desired.
?Previous related experience requiring use of analytical skills preferred.
?Strong verbal and written communication skills
?Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
?Ability to discern the need for special dissemination of complex and/or confidential information
?Ability to work independently, prioritize and make decision without supervision regarding routine matters while efficiently forwarding priority issues for action/response, written or verbal instructions
?Proven ability to develop, analyze, interpret data and develop reports
Please apply online to be considered.
For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not:for:profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi:specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the No
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