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Patient Safety Associate - Ambulatory (Temporary)

Requisition #: 272828
Location: Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Temporary
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Sept. 8, 2020

The Patient Safety Associate is a member of the patient safety team supporting patient safety efforts across Johns Hopkins Health System. Primary responsibilities include: reviewing near misses and adverse events submitted to the organization’s voluntary event reporting database, obtaining data from other systems to investigate and validate events, performing event trend analysis and presenting to groups using a clinical and operational lens and advanced qualitative and quantitative analytic skills.

This position will lead various interdisciplinary patient safety committee meetings at a hospital and health system level, working collaboratively with leaders and colleagues from across departments and organizations to facilitate improvement efforts. The position will manage projects from start to finish, reviewing and suggesting policy edits as needed, and track system changes.

This position serves a critical role in educating new users, configuring, and troubleshooting the adverse event reporting database. This position also presents educational programs on adverse event reporting and the science of safety and high reliability.

Full-time, Day Shift

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Will consider remote work for this position.

Work Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, East Baltimore Campus, Baltimore, MD 21287


Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree strongly preferred.

Work Experience:

A minimum of five (5) years of relevant clinical experience, risk management, quality, or patient safety experience is required. Experience leading patient safety efforts or safety data analysis is preferred.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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