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Patient Safety Consultant - Temporary

Overlake Hospital

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Location: Bellevue, King County, Washington, USA Posted: Sep 25, 2020

Job Description

This position, in collaboration with the patient safety and regulatory team, is responsible for planning implementing and ongoing operation of an effective inpatient and ambulatory patient safety and regulatory program. With managerial oversight, this individual will be responsible for facilitating patient safety activities to include coordination of Serious Event activities, reporting to the Washington State Dept of Health (DOH), and proactive patient safety responsibilities.

  • Manage Overlake Event Reporting System (OARS) and Management of Overlake policies and procedures system (Lucidoc) as well as MyRounding. Running and analyzing reports and reporting to regulatory bodies as appropriate.
  • Coordinates activities related to the DOH and JC reporting of Sentinel and Adverse events
  • Collaborates with the development of patient safety and regulatory corrective action plans; provides monitoring of effectiveness, implementation and data management assistance as needed to ensure successful completion of action plan.
  • Provides project management and problem solving for process improvement initiatives
  • Implements system wide patient safety and regulatory improvements under the direction of the Manager of Patient Safety and Regulatory to include High Reliability training.
  • Develops, analyzes, and prepares data including executive summary reports and other reporting formats via committee structures as assigned.

Part Time – 0.75 FTE

(60 hours per pay period)

Temporary Role – anticipated duration October 2020 - February 2021

Just a few of our employee perks

  • Cell phone plan discounts
  • Discounted Mariners and Sounders tickets
  • Computer discounts
  • Discounted lift tickets
  • Discounted movie tickets
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Free Seattle Art Museum passes
  • And much more


  • Bachelor’s Degree required. BSN preferred.
  • Must maintain licensure as appropriate to profession.
  • Requires a minimum of four years acute or ambulatory care experience. Previous risk management, patient safety, regulatory or quality experience preferred.
  • Training or experience in Patient Safety, Performance Improvement and Regulatory working with outside regulatory agencies preferred. Prefer certification in Just Culture, Disclosure and TeamSTEPP’s Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access.

Overlake is committed to providing ready access to a highly trained and compassionate medical team, who are consistent and comprehensive in coordination of care for all patients. Our group practice champions superior quality-of-care, superior outcomes, a superior patient experience, and work-life balance. We believe exceptional patient care comes naturally when our employees feel respected, valued and cared for too. These high standards and high expectations will give us the ability to recruit and retain the best healthcare teams in the region. Overlake Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Overlake Hospital

Overlake Medical Center is a 349-bed, nonprofit regional medical center offering a full range of advanced medical services to the Puget Sound region. Led by a volunteer board of trustees, we employ nearly 3,000 people and have some 1,000 active and courtesy providers on our medical staff, including more than 200 providers who are employed by the organization.

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