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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Patient Safety Coordinator RN
Shawnee, KS


Patient Safety Coordinator

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One for eligible employees

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time, Days

Shift : 40 Hours per week

Location: 9100 W 74 th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

The community you’ll be caring for:

At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

The role you’ll contribute:

The Patient Safety Coordinator works with the Quality, Risk, and Safety team for the hospital and administration to organize a systematic approach to patient safety that is both retrospective and proactive/prospective. This position assists with patient safety and risk management efforts, and functions as a lead/master facilitator for the LENS (Learning ENgagement System) platform. In addition, the position assists with ensuring compliance with The Joint Commission Accreditation as well as assistance in meeting requirements of the AdventHealth Patient Safety Organization (PSO).

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Implements the objectives of Risk Management and Patient Safety Plan

  • Reports potential risk management concerns to the risk manager

  • Assists with ensuring the event reporting database is maintained with integrity, standardization of data and timely documentation consistent w/ AdventHealth Patient Safety Organization (PSO) standards and Kansas Risk Management statutes

  • Effectively leads patient safety initiatives and adverse event improvements as appropriate

  • Supports and encourages error reporting and near miss reporting throughout the organization.

  • Leads and facilitates the PI teams, FMEAs, and RCAs as warranted.

  • Coordinates assigned meetings to include review of agendas, notices, notebooks and minutes. Perform necessary follow-up based upon actions taken by the committee.

  • Effectively coordinates patient safety initiatives and safety culture activities, such as safety culture survey and unit culture projects..

  • Assists with regulatory compliance and readiness activities as assigned.

  • Provides education formal and informal related to assigned areas

  • Addresses opportunities for improvement with open, honest, outcome-oriented approach for success.

  • Demonstrates excellent management, communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, critical thinking, systems thinking, consulting, and team building skills.

  • Ability to prioritize, plan and execute while pursuing various projects simultaneously.

  • Working knowledge of The Joint Commission, CMS CoP’s, Kansas Risk Management statutes, and Patient Safety Organization (PSO) requirements.

  • Cross trains to others’ assignments within the department to gain depth in duties and allow cross coverage.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows, typing/word processing

  • Minimum 1-2 years of clinical nursing experience required

  • 1-2 years of experience in quality management and/or related experience with accreditation coordination preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

  • Registered Nurse licensed in the state of Kansas required

  • Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) preferred

  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Patient Experience

Organization: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 22041937

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: 9100 W 74TH ST

    Pay Range: $29.11 - $46.576

  • Location: Shawnee, KS

  • Job ID: 22041937

  • Job Family: Patient Experience

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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