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Company: HCA Florida South Shore Hospital
Location: Sun City Center, FL
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech




Managers thrive with us! HCA Healthcare is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, comprising of over 180 hospitals and about 2,000 sites of care in 21 states and the United Kingdom. We are looking for a(an) Director of Patient Safety for our HCA Florida South Shore Hospital team where excellence creates excellence.


HCA Florida South Shore Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

HCA Healthcare has expanded our influence across the healthcare industry by investing $3.5 billion in capital improvements in recent years. Do you want to be an influencer in healthcare? Apply for our Director of Patient Safety role today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

We are seeking a Director of Patient Safety. As Director, you will provide leadership and direction in developing a culture of safety and in identifying opportunities and initiatives to enhance patient safety. You will also develop strategic and operational plans to build prospective, proactive, loss-prevention and harm-reduction patient safety program. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. Take the next step in your career.


  • You will initiate and oversee proactive evaluation and redesign of systems to improve care processes to prevent future errors.
  • You will implement information and management systems that support patient safety and use information from different sources to support the activities of the patient safety program.
  • You will oversee and coordinate the investigation of serious events and incidents as well as the internal and external reporting of those events.
  • You will facilitate and coordinate participation in Risk Reduction Program components.
  • You will guide facility leadership in activities that enable and sustain an open and fair environment that promotes learning, safe systems, and appropriately, managing behavioral choices related to patient safety (e.g. Patient Safety Rounds, Event Response, and Disclosure).
What qualifications you will need:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare related field required
  • CPPS (Certification in Patient Safety) (within one year of hire); Must also meet/comply with state requirements as applicable
  • Three to five years relevant experience in patient safety, risk and/or quality; Experience with electronic health records and reporting system preferred
  • Knowledge of patient safety science principles, theory, methods, standards and regulatory requirements
  • Strong leadership qualities (task completion, motivation, organization) Knowledge of and experience with patient safety analysis techniques, including root cause analysis, cause and effect analysis, and failure mode and effect analysis
  • Knowledge of rapid cycle improvement theory, patient safety science and human factor principles
  • Advanced computer skills with word processing in database competency

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

HCA Florida South Shore Hospital is a 138 bed community hospital. We provide care to the residents of Hillsborough and Manatee County. We have been recognized by the Joint Commission for heart failure, sepsis, stroke and total hip and knee. We have an American College of Radiology accreditation in CT, mammography, MRI, nuclear medicine and ultrasound. We received the Healthgrades top 10% in the nation for patient safety. We are a five star recipient for gallbladder removal and small intestine surgeries. Also for hip fracture treatment and pacemaker procedures. We have 24-hour emergency services, cardiology, general surgery and orthopedics. We provide advanced medical services. We have experienced healthcare providers and a dedicated care team. HCA Florida South Shore Hospital was named a top workplace in Tampa Bay for the fourth year in a row.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

  "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you're looking for a leadership opportunity that provides both personal satisfaction and professional growth, apply to join HCA Healthcare as a(an) Director of Patient Safety.Unlock your leadership potential with HCA Healthcare.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This position is incentive eligible.

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