Patient Safety Facilitator - Band 6

Posted 7 February by Bank Partners

Barts Health NHS Trust is one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers and the largest trust in the NHS. It was created on 1 April 2012 by bringing together three trusts: Barts and The London NHS Trust, Newham University Hospital NHS Trust and Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust. The new trust has a turnover of approximately £1.1 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.

We are currently looking to appoint a Patient Safety Facilitator via our StaffBank and the Key Result Areas are listed below:-

  • To understand how patients are harmed

  • To analyse and disseminate patient safety data and other clinical indicators to deliver quality and safety improvements.

  • To learn from harm events

  • To support clinical teams in the prevention of harm

  • To learn from and translate improved practice following incidents to directly improve patient safety and enhance harm free care.

  • To develop leadership from Board to ward

  • To develop the capability of our staff in safety and improvement methodology

  • To work with executives, sites, interdisciplinary teams, patients, commissioners, stakeholders and voluntary bodies in making safety our number one priority

  • To develop systems and process which embed evidence based best practice

  • Support the development and delivery of the patient safety/quality strategy and Quality Improvement Collaborative programme (QIC)

  • Provide the central corporate assurance and scrutiny of the SI and incident reporting, investigation and learning system.

  • Manage and mitigate clinical risk and contribute to the development and maintenance of the Trust Risk register in relation to patient safety

  • Build capability in the sites and clinical teams by providing expert advice and support on serious incident investigation, report writing, and facilitating lessons learned

  • Building capability in the sites and clinical teams by use of improvement methodology and facilitating QIC action planning, implementation and making sustained change to service and practice to improve safety

To be considered for the role, you will need:-

  • Experience within a Patient Safety role within the NHS
  • Excellent communications skills
  • The ability to manage a challenging workload
  • Flexibility to travel across all Barts Sites in London
  • A clinical qualification (either Doctor, Nurse, or AHP)

If you feel you meet the criteria for this role, then please apply on line and we will be in touch,

Reference: 34417572

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