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Patient Safety Officer

The Finegreen Group
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15 Apr 2021

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A large healthcare organisation is looking to appoint a Patient Safety Officer on an interim basis for 4 months.

The post will be working in South West England, with some remote working in place. This is a band 7 post, potentially 8a dependant on experience working inside IR35.

Supporting a culture that improves quality by enabling the delivery of high-quality care through the effective identification of lessons/areas for improvement.

Main Responsibilities:

Delivery of effective systems and processes to gather and act upon patient safety and quality of care information, in line with current Government Legislation, Regulations, Policy Guidance and good practice;
Ensure the daily review of new incidents to ensure the accuracy of reporting, and to triage and identify incidents meeting the criteria for escalation to the, proactively seeking further information as required;
Apply experience and judgement to the application of national criteria for the reporting, management and grading of incidents, supporting the identification of those requiring application of Duty of Candour;
Data analysis, report writing, papers and presentations.
A successful candidate will have:

Must have worked within the NHS and have extensive patient safety experience;
Must have experience within Datix and RCA;
Strong engagement skills;
Experience of dealing with sensitive and confidential information;
Clear communicator with excellent written and verbal skills;
Prioritise workload and manage time effectively, to meet tight deadlines;
Ability to maintain effective relationships and develop networks to ensure effective Patient Safety.
If you are interested in the post and have the above experience, please send a copy of your
CV along with availability/notice period in the first instance. (url removed)
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