Safety & Reliability Clinical Advisor Sacramento, CA
CHPSO Patient Safety Organization, a division of the Hospital
Quality Institute (HQI), was established to harmonize quality
improvement and patient safety efforts. CHPSO works toward
eliminating preventable patient harm and improving the quality of
health care delivery in hospitals. One of the first and largest
patient safety organizations in the nation, CHPSO is a trusted
leader in the analysis, dissemination and archiving of patient
safety information. CHPSO’s initiatives include providing a
collaborative and privileged environment where hospitals can
share data and best practices, analyzing adverse outcomes and
developing corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence, developing
educational materials, and serving as a statewide resource for
patient-safety initiatives in California.
This position is primarily responsible for:
fostering statewide collaborations with member
hospitals across HQI/CHPSO programs and initiatives; using
clinical experience, knowledge of current issues, and critical
analysis of safety reports and discharge data to help identify
emerging trends and ongoing safety of care concerns; developing
and providing informative written reports and presentations to
educate HQI/CHPSO staff and member institutions with the goal of
eliminating preventable harm and improving the quality and
reliability of health care delivery, collaborating with other
members of the HQI/CHPSO team and vendors to improve the intake,
classification, and delivery aspects of the CHPSO safety report
and Hospital Quality Improvement Platform systems; and providing
timely, high-quality value-added technical consultative services
in response to member research/data requests and other inquiries,
and interpretation of clinical issues for internal team members.
To be successful, you will need to have the following education,
skills and talents:
Clinical experience in an acute healthcare setting is
Must have been a licensed medical professional; RN or MD with
advanced degree preferred.
At least five years of experience involving patient safety
risks and healthcare quality, such as conducting safety event
reporting, entering or analyzing safety events in a reporting
system (e.g., Midas, RL Datix, Verge Solutions), or serving as
safety or quality committee member; or experience in EMR related
roles in implementation, clinical decision support and/or
back-end data support.
Excellent oral, written, communication and consulting skills,
including experience writing quality and safety alerts, articles,
reports, procedures, or research documents.
Experience working with protected health information and
ensuring compliance with PSQIA/HIPAA privacy laws and security
In-depth knowledge of healthcare quality and risk measure
specifications, and experience with measure development and
testing is highly desirable.
Advanced skill level in Microsoft Office software programs,
including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Experience in project management effectively designing,
operationalizing, and managing complex, multi-stakeholder data
projects from start to finish.
Demonstrated advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, timeline driven environment
and complete analysis, identify issues and address problems in a
Experience coaching, providing direct technical assistance,
and customer support.
Demonstrated strong organizing skills and attention to
Ability to manage own time and that of collaborating partners
with minimal supervision, consistently meeting deadlines.
Ability to work as a team member and serve as a role model
for effective team-promoting behavior.
Familiarity with state and federal health care policy and
regulatory landscape is desired.
Because we are a federal contractor, we are required to make sure
you know that all qualified applications will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex,
religion, national origin, protected veteran status, gender
identification, sexual orientation or any other legally protected
characteristic, or disability.