Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pathology and Immunology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position will have primary responsibility for working with faculty, staff and information systems staff to ensure consistent management of the WUSM Event Reporting System, identifying ways to streamline its use and efficiency while maximizing documentation of events for more robust reporting and analysis. The position will also independently coordinate patient safety projects and assist in the analysis of patient safety events.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains day to day management of the WUSM Event Management Reporting System, including application security access, alert and auto-report set-up and maintenance, system customizations, and departmental trending and analytic reports
Develops training programs and guides to educate new users and user groups in event reporting, including providing one-on-one support for WUSM faculty and staff using the system, if necessary
Reviews events on an on-going basis, assisting reporters and department in analysis and accurate reporting, providing coordination for department to assure consistency of data and standardization of reporting
When patient safety opportunities exist, participates in process mapping, root cause analysis, ensuring accountability for the processes
Serves as the subject matter expert and resource for the Event Management Reporting System by staying current on scheduled system upgrades or updates, new functionality, identifying and communicating future system enhancements for both the documentation and reporting components
Keeps current with emerging patient safety initiatives and makes recommendations for best practices to enhance patient safety in the department
Works with other WUSM and hospital departments as appropriate
Bachelor’s degree in healthcare field or experience in patient safety/process improvement work and at least 3 to 5 years of experience in a clinical setting.
BS degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, or Biological Science; experience working in large, complex health care organizations
Significant experience with database management and training
Able to maintain collaborative working relationships with WUSM faculty and staff as well as outside entities (i.e., affiliated hospitals, vendors, etc.)
Superior data management, critical thinking, and organizational skills
Expertise with Microsoft Office programs sufficient enough to design spreadsheets, simple databases, and slide presentations
Overt confidence with public speaking, presentations, and interacting with multiple levels of faculty and staff
The hiring range for this position is $54,288 - $70,553 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G12.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplin...ary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.