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Providence Health & Services Patient Safety Coordinator (RN) in Seattle, Washington


Providence is calling a Patient Safety Coordinator (Hospital Administration, Day Shift, 0.5 FTE) to Providence ElderPlace in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Due to COVID this position is virtual with the consideration of going hybrid post pandemic.

We are seeking a Patient Safety Coordinator who will provide assessment and evaluation support to concurrent and retrospective quality and utilization in accordance with Federal PACE regulations, State of Washington Administrative rules, and medical, administrative and program staffs. Actively work with physician leadership, directors and managers in the development and implementation of patient safety efforts, including preparation, risk monitoring and reduction in clinical and non-clinical systems, and coordinates multidisciplinary quality improvement projects. Act as a facilitator and mentor for department teams related to performance improvement. The Patient Safety Coordinator serves as a resource and consultant for patient safety activities.

In this position you will:

  • Manages CMS PACE Level Two requirements and episodic risk management activities including investigation, interviewing, analysis, action planning, internal and external reporting, monitoring effectiveness of action plans, follow up audits.

  • Ensures monthly incident statistics are compiled, analyzed and distributed to applicable committees and managers to aid in pinpointing problem trends, improving participant safety & to satisfy State and Federal PACE reporting requirements.

  • Oversees serious injury review process including cross-site tacking, trending & follow up audits.

  • Assists with quality assessment performance improvement initiatives.

  • Performs routine clinical chart audits and focused clinical audits as needed to further quality improvement efforts.

  • Participates in workshops, trainings, literature reviews and networking within system, regionally and nationally across PACE programs to enhance skill and knowledge of risk management, QI and geriatric practice.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Washington licensure as a Registered Nurse in which the caregiver resides.

  • Three (3) years clinic and/or community nursing.

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is conveniently located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Quality Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 299183