Interim Director of Patient Safety

Confidential | Wilmington, Delaware 19803

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: October 27, 2022
Opportunity Code: 31820


Seeking a strong leader to join a Delaware Hospital as their new Interim Director of Patient Safety!

The Position

  • The Interim Director of Patient Safety is responsible for implementing and maintaining patient safety initiatives and will oversee approximately 3 FTEs. 
  • Collaborating closely with the Director of Clinical Quality Improvement, the Interim Director of Patient Safety will fully implement culture initiatives and will work closely with staff members to improve SSE processes. 
  • Will focus on team processes, ensuring that there are finalized strategic plans as they pertain to both quality and safety initiatives. 
  • Seeking a flexible leader who brings extensive patient safety science knowledge/experience and will work to create positive working relationships with staff members, executive team members, as well as physicians. 
  • Bachelor’s degree and active RN license are required. 

The Community 

  • Wilmington, Delaware’s largest city, is the urban hub of the region and the “Corporate Capital of America” with more than half of all Fortune 500 companies operating there. It's a center for banking and innovation, with world class restaurants, museums, performing arts venues, and of course, tax-free shopping.
  • Located 30 minutes south of Philadelphia, Wilmington is the mid-point between New York and Washington, DC. Its big city feel is paired with some small-town charm due to its scale and walkability. 
  • Rich in history, Wilmington offers a unique blend of old and new. Old Swedes Church was erected in 1698 and is still in use, and the Harriet Tubman Byway of the Underground Railroad runs right through downtown Wilmington.

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith

  • Interim leadership gives you the chance to make immediate and lasting improvements. Learn more about being a B.E. Smith interim leader.
  • 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 access to medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; AD&D; 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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