Interim Clinical Patient Safety Officer

Confidential | Birmingham, Alabama 35209

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 19, 2018
Opportunity Code: 17139


Executive opportunity to head patient safety operations for an Alabama hospital as Interim Clinical Patient Safety Officer

The Position
  • The Interim Clinical Patient Safety Officer serves as a driving force behind improved patient safety outcomes, regulatory compliance, accreditation and quality clinical measures
  • The Interim reduces clinical risks and evaluates the effectiveness of existing patient safety processes through accurate reporting and key performance indicators
  • Master’s in Nursing, Health Services or Patient Safety preferred; minimum Bachelor required
  • Senior leadership experience overseeing quality initiatives, patient safety, and/or performance improvement required
  • CPHRM strongly preferred
  • Active AL license required

The Community
  • Birmingham is the largest city in the state of Alabama and is located at the heart of one of the largest urban regions in the South
  • Birmingham's high quality of life has been recognized nationally for many years, most recently by the U.S. Conference of Mayors which awarded Birmingham its Most Livable City designation
  • Birmingham boasts a workforce that balances manufacturing with service-oriented jobs. Healthcare, banking, insurance, distribution, retail, construction and engineering firms all thrive in this mid-sized city
  • The geographic heart of the Southeast, Birmingham is near both the Smoky Mountains and beaches of the Gulf of Mexico

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith 
  • The industry’s best Interim Leaders and Consultants choose B.E. Smith because of the firm's innovative employment model. The employment relationship is structured to provide you all the benefits of employment, while maintaining the flexibility you enjoy as an independent contractor.
  • Upon accepting engagements, you may become eligible for a variety of benefits, including accrual of paid time off (PTO); access to medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; AD&D; 401(k) retirement plan; and a flexible spending account. (The availability of some benefits depends on the type and duration of the engagement.)
  • You are an employee of B.E. Smith. Taxes are withheld and B.E. Smith covers the employer portion of your FICA.
  • Each interim healthcare executive job has different travel requirements. Your travel, lodging and business expenses are covered by B. E. Smith and the client.
  • In a standard Interim Leadership arrangement, the client pays for travel home every other weekend.
  • The client will also provide you with a rental car, as well as lodging that is clean, safe and in close proximity to the organization. Each is furnished and has a kitchen.


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