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Patient Safety Nurse (NICU)

Company: Atlas Search Llc
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

The Patient Safety Nurse (NICU) is responsible for ensuring the highest standards of patient safety within the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This role involves implementing and monitoring safety protocols, educating staff on best practices, and continuously assessing and improving patient safety measures. The Patient Safety Nurse works collaboratively with the NICU team to promote a culture of safety and quality care for neonates.*Key Responsibilities:** Develop, implement, and monitor patient safety protocols and guidelines specific to the NICU.* Conduct regular safety audits and risk assessments to identify potential hazards and areas for improvement.* Monitor compliance with safety protocols and provide feedback to staff and leadership.* Educate NICU staff on patient safety best practices, protocols, and regulatory requirements.* Organize and conduct regular training sessions, drills, and continuing education programs related to patient safety.* Mentor and support NICU staff in the application of safety principles and practices.* Participate in quality improvement initiatives aimed at enhancing patient safety and care outcomes in the NICU.* Analyze data related to patient safety incidents and near-misses to identify trends and develop corrective actions.* Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement quality improvement projects.* Lead investigations of patient safety incidents and adverse events, ensuring thorough and timely documentation and reporting.* Facilitate root cause analyses and develop action plans to prevent recurrence.* Communicate findings and recommendations to NICU leadership and staff.* Work closely with NICU nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals to foster a culture of safety and teamwork.* Serve as a liaison between the NICU and hospital-wide patient safety and quality improvement committees.* Ensure effective communication of patient safety initiatives and updates to all relevant stakeholders.* Assist in the development and revision of NICU-specific policies and procedures related to patient safety.* Stay current with industry standards, best practices, and regulatory requirements for neonatal care and patient safety.* Advocate for and contribute to the adoption of evidence-based practices in the NICU.*Requirements:** Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) required; Master's degree in Nursing or related field preferred.* Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of New York.* Minimum of 1 year of nursing experience, with at least 1 year in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).* Experience in patient safety, quality improvement, or a related field is highly desirable.* Strong clinical knowledge of neonatal care and NICU operations.* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.* The Patient Safety Nurse will work in a hospital setting, primarily within the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)._Please note- The annual base salary starts at $90k - $120k. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things. Details about eligibility for bonus compensation (if applicable) will be finalized at the time of offer.__---__Atlas Search is a tri-state area recruitment agency, connecting new graduates, Advanced Practice Providers, Physicians and Nurse Leaders to hospitals, clinics, multi-specialty groups, nursing homes, managed care companies, private practices, and healthcare start-ups.__If you would like to learn more about the opportunities we offer, please submit your CV for consideration here._#IndeedHCJob Type: Full-timePay: $90,000.00 - $120,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceApplication Question(s):* What is the best phone number and email address to reach you?Experience:* NICU Nursing: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* RN (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Atlas Search Llc, Yonkers , Patient Safety Nurse (NICU), Healthcare , Yonkers, New York

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