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Director of Patient Safety

Requisition #: 519625
Location: Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD 20814
Category: Nursing Management/Leadership
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: April 26, 2022


The Director of Patient Safety (DPS) assumes responsibility for the coordination of activities related to the organizational journey towards becoming a High Reliability Organization. The DPS provides comprehensive assessment of organizational needs to identify strategies to improve patient safety and clinical outcomes and serves as a leader in the on-going advancement of a “Just Culture” that promotes the non-punitive reporting of potential safety concerns. This role will drive safety innovation through the identification and deployment of Patient Safety activities.

The DPS collaborates with various interdisciplinary teams that may include: the Director of Performance Improvement, Director of Risk and Director of Quality & Clinical Documentation Improvement. Medical Staff, Nursing, Pharmacy, Providers and other clinical care providers to achieve organizational goals related to Patient Safety.


Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Masters preferred


  • Active license as Registered Nurse recognized by the State of Maryland
  • At least Five years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Experience with database and spreadsheet management, Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Experience in Patient Relations or Risk Management Preferred

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