Officer, Quality and Patient Safety Jobs in Abu Dhabi Emirate at Healthpoint
Title: Officer, Quality and Patient Safety
Location: Abu Dhabi Emirate
Under the supervision of the Sr. Manager, Quality and Patient Safety, the Officer, Quality and Patient Safety is responsible for leading quality and patient safety initiatives to accomplish the goals and objectives of the organization.
The Officer, Quality and Patient Safety will use a broad and deep knowledge of practice and systems to support the quality measurement, quality improvement, regulatory readiness, and patient safety functions. The Officer, Quality andPatient Safety implements and evaluates all aspects of an integrated Patient Safety Program, plays a key role in the development and nurturing of a culture of safety throughout the organization, and drives the organization’s commitment to continuous quality improvement.
Develops, leads, oversees and project manages the quality, patient safety, and accreditation programs, in conjunction with the Sr. Manager of Quality, Patient Safety, to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Organization.
Provide ongoing assessment and support for continuous quality improvement and risk management and support its infrastructure.
Assist in the development, review and maintenance of policies, procedures, guidelines and other documents as applicable.
Initiate improvements to the QPS program, to ensure it evolves as new information becomes available.
Drive activities related to the education of Caregivers, such as, New Caregiver Orientation, annual refresher training and ad-hoc training.
Contribute to the continuous improvement of safety culture.
In coordination with the Sr. Managers, QPS, manages tasks to provide risk management and patient safety support including; analysing and documenting clinical/reporting processes, developing and documenting action plans to reduce risk and improve quality of care, and participating in system planning and quality/patient safety meetings.
Reviews and investigates internal patient safety event (incident) reports and analyses level of harm, risk and liability exposure.
Coordinates recall/safety alert notices and tracks activity related to those notices.
Bachelor’s Degree in nursing, Healthcare Management or equivalent field.
Minimum three (3) years in healthcare
Quality and Patient Safety are required.
A working knowledge of Quality Improvement principles and oversight of regulatory compliance is required.
Certified Professional in Health Care Quality (CPHQ) or equivalent