Manager, Quality & Patient Safety

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7100550 (Ref:hlj_37663)

Posted: May 23, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description



  • This position has the 24-hour responsibility for the management and development of the Medical Staff Quality, Patient Safety and Regulatory Staff. 
  • The Manager will provide coaching feedback, mentorship, professional development, prioritize/manage the distribution of workload, schedules, resources, plans and status reports. 
  • This position will be responsible for creating relationships and in conjunction with the Director and Chief Medical Officer/VP of Quality, develop a Patient Safety plan and implement the processes with the center to ensure hardwiring of best practices. 
  • In addition, this position will be assigned the responsibility and empowered as the Patient Safety Officer by the Governing Board. 
  • In this capacity, the Manager has the duty to ensure the highest level of patient and that the Center is abiding by regulatory requirements that govern patient safety. 
  • The Manager oversees processes and monitors quality indicators and metrics via committees and tasks forces and utilizes the best improvement practices to invoke change to provide the best care outcomes. 
  • The Manager is responsible for ensuring meaningful and effective flow of data and information through the Performance Improvement process as well as managing the medical staff quality, peer review, ongoing professional practice evaluation, and focused professional practice evaluation processes.
  • As the role of Patient Safety Officer (PSO) the position will have an integral part in Root Cause Analysis, FMEA, and work in conjunction with Risk Management to ensure common cause analysis are identified and utilized to improve processes and improve care. 
  • The culture of patient safety will be monitored and supported using best practice methodology in an effort to support the evolution of the Center to being a highly reliable organization. 
  • The PSO is a leader and subject expert in proactive evidence-based practice in patient safety and responsible for collaboration with other disciplines to ensure the spread and sustained culture of safety.



  • Education:
    • Bachelor's degree - REQUIRED (Nursing or health related field)
    • Master's degree - PREFERRED (MSN, MBA, MHA, Nursing or health related field) 
  • Licensure/Certification:
    • CHPQ (Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality) -OR- obtained w/in one year of hire
    • CPPS (Certified Professional in Patient Safety) -OR- obtained w/in two years of hire -OR-
    • LHRM (Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager) -OR- obtained within two years of hire
    • Lean/Six Sigma Certificate
    • Patient Safety & Quality Certificate
  • Experience:
    • Acute Care Quality Management experience 5-7 years
    • Performance Improvement Experience 5-7 years
    • Health Care Risk Management or Patient Safety Experience 5-7 years
    • Medical Staff Quality, OPPE/FPPE Experience 5-7 years
    • TJC, CMS, OSHA Acute Care Regulatory Requirement Experience 5-7 years
  • Additional Skills:
    • Strong Common Cause Analysis Skills and FMEA Process
    • Excellent Communication, Presentation, and Team Building Skills
    • Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, Access skills
    • Strong Data Analysis and Interpretation Skills

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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Job posting number:#7100550 (Ref:hlj_37663)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
United States
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