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Patient Safety Specialist (RN) - OB/GYN

Rochester Regional Health
Rochester, New York
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Aug 7, 2022

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Position Type
Full Time
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Hospital / Medical Center
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Patient Safety Specialist (RN) - OB/GYN

Rochester, New York

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At Rochester Regional Health, we know that delivering the best care means empowering nurses throughout every stage of their career. Weve created a unique environment that fosters professional development and personal growth for our team members including a clinical ladder, competitive pay and benefits, and support for continuing education. Its our way of investing in those who care.

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Job IDREQ_142859 FACILITYRochester General Hospital LOCATIONRochester, New York

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Perinatal Safety Specialist reporting to the Director of Nursing for OB/GYN RGH. The Patient Safety Specialist is responsible for planning, implementing, directing and/or evaluating patient safety improvement programs throughout Rochester General Health System. The Patient Safety Specialist will serve as a direct resource with clinical and technical expertise. The Patient Safety Specialist works with teams to ensure the highest possible level of safety, quality, performance, and innovation are achieved.

STATUS: Full time



SCHEDULE: Weekdays Day/Evening

  • BSN required, Masters preferred. EFM and NRP certification and 3-5 years of OB/GYN experience, preferred.
  • Registered Nurse license in New York State

  • Utilizes knowledge of patient safety practices and policies to develop and deliver educational sessions to team members.
  • Administrator for key educational components of Relias for RGH and NWCH.
  • Uses multiple resources to communicate lessons learned from patient safety initiatives across the organization
  • Utilizes knowledge of quality literature, theories of innovation and operational expertise to assist departments in the development of goals and strategies to achieve patient safety goals
  • Participates in improvement activities partnering with the educators for all staff including simulation, skills days, and grand rounds.
  • Collaborates with other system safety nurses in OB to harmonize guidelines, create new guidelines and assist with continuous updates to remain current.
  • Lead multidisciplinary groups to identify and implement strategies that address specific patient safety issues.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Helping you succeed

Discover all the ways Rochester Regional Health supports your professional development and personal growth.

Clinical Ladder

Nurses who advance on our clinical ladder receive a promotion at the bedside through growth in their skillset, a new title and monetary recognition up to $3.00/hour

Rapid Pay Increases

Receive rapid pay increases every six months during the first two years of employment, and annual increases thereafter.

Unlimited Certifications

Nurses earn up to an additional $1.00/hour for each certification earned plus a $1,000 bonus for the first certification earned, and $500 for the second certification.

I began my healthcare career as a patient care technician while working towards my BSN. Rochester Regional Health offers a variety of opportunities for nurses, and leadership empowers us to fine-tune our interests and passions, while developing a strong clinical practice.

Megan Murphy, MSN, RN, BSN Nurse Educator

I am very impressed with the focus and investment on education and professional development thats being developed and implemented at RRH. Investing in staff is what distinguishes a good organization from a great one and Im happy to see that RRH is working hard to distinguish itself as a great regional employer.

Benjamin C. Snyder, RN, BSN Nurse Manager

Rochester Regional Health has been very supportive and inviting of any opportunities that Ive wanted to explore. The opportunities for growth are truly unlimited. As the chair of the Clinical Ladder Committee, Ive seen first-hand how many nurses take advantage of this and explore opportunities for their own growth and advancement.

Kaitlin Costello, RN, BSN, CEN, TCRN Clinical Nurse Leader

Find Your Way

At Rochester Regional Health, empowering our nurses as they build their careers is our top priority. If youre looking to make a change, learn more about how we can help you build a successful and fulfilling nursing career.

Based on your preferences and skill sets, youll have the opportunity to pursue the nursing career path that interests you most.
  • bedside nursing
  • clinical education
  • nursing leadership
  • operations

bedside nursing

Deepen your knowledge as a specialist within the expansive specialty unit that you are most passionate about, including:
  • Acute Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Neuro/Stroke
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgical

    Kaitlin Costello, RN, BSN, CEN, TCRN Clinical Nurse Leader

Clinical Education

Help others broaden their skills and proficiencies as a:
  • Preceptor
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Clinical Resource Nurse
  • Nurse Educator

    Megan Murphy, MSN, RN, BSN Nurse Educator

Nursing Leadership

Lead the way for other nurses with positions that include:
  • Charge Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Nurse Manager
  • Nurse Director
  • Associate CNO
  • CNO

    Kristen Oppet, RN, BS, MSHA Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer


Take care of every person at every level by joining departments that require your expertise including:
  • Call Center
  • Care Management
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Infection Prevention
  • Nurse Recruitment (HR)
  • Patient Safety & Quality
  • Performance Improvement
  • Utilization Review

    Chelsea E. Reff, MBA, RN-BC, BSN Nurse Compensation Manager,

Rochester Regional Health

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