The Medication Safety Coordinator ensures that Cook Children's Medical Center continually analyzes and improves the use of medications throughout the continuum of care. The Medication Safety Coordinator is an advocate for preventing and reducing errors associated with the use of medications and medication related processes at Cook Children's Medical Center. This position works in close cooperation with the Medication Safety Team, Patient and Medication Safety Officer, Risk Management, Nursing and Ancillary Clinical services.
Bachelors degree in a clinical or healthcare related field is required
Minimum of 3 years of experience in an acute care facility or 1 year of experience in health care quality, process improvement or operations required
Must have knowledge of regulatory standards in pharmacy and healthcare
Strong presentation skills and demonstrated expertise of Microsoft Applications Suite is required
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification must be obtained within 2 years of employment
Experience with statistical software (Minitab, SAS, SPSS, Tableau) preferred but not required
Internal Number: 38485
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.