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Patient Safety Specialist - Perioperative Services

Requisition #: 260623
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Aug. 15, 2020

The Patient Safety Specialist collaborates across departments and throughout the JHHS to assess and promote a just culture of patient safety. The Patient Specialist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and/ or evaluating patient safety principles and practices throughout the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

The Patient Safety Specialist must develop strong, professional relationships with all members of the interdisciplinary care team and collaborate with leadership and staff to facilitate the successful integration of patient safety principles into current and future practice.

Full-time, Day Shift

Hours Vary

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


Requires Master’s degree in clinical profession of relevance. Preferred Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt or higher. Trained in design-thinking, Human Factors and CUSP methodologies. Higher degree, if required by professional licensing board in clinical profession.


State board licensure in profession of relevance. Professional certification in clinical area of assignment preferred.

Work Experience:

At least Five (5) years of clinical experience; with a minimum of Two (2) years of leadership participation in CUSP methodologies, and/or program/project management. Experience in performance improvement and/or team facilitation preferred. Experience in dealing with health care operations 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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