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Patient Safety Analyst

Assist PSO team and clients with data analytics; assimilate clinical content for patient safety tool development, various publications, and advisories; assume project management roles with clients and internal projects; provide training demonstrations and educational presentations for clients; and assist with research to support consulting and assessment projects of the Patient Safety Team.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Essential Functions Statements(s)

General Performance Standards (Job Expectations):

Project Management
Ø Manage client projects as assigned.
Ø Work with PSO senior analysts and other ECRI experts to identify solutions to patient safety issues.
Ø Engage clients in conversations about their safety priorities and what keeps them up at night.
Ø Establish regular communications (e.g., monthly or quarterly check-ins) and encourage clients to reach out to you personally with safety concerns. Reach out to clients where you feel your involvement could make a difference.
Ø Attend meetings with ECRI Institute internal project teams, as needed to facilitate and troubleshoot technical or client issues.
Ø Handle other duties as assigned by the Associate Director

Ø Analyze client patient safety reports and summarize findings per contractual obligations.
Ø Analyze PSO aggregate data to contribute to PSO publications including Patient Safety Briefs and others.
Ø Review and analyze client engagement data including web content utilization.

Research and Development
Ø Research literature for evidence base for topic-specific standards, professional guidelines, and best practices to assist clients with patient safety issues.
Ø Assist in development of assigned standards, tools, protocols, processes and knowledge-transfer mechanisms for PSO deliverables.
Ø Assist in the research of topic-specific standards, professional guidelines, and best practices to support consulting projects for PSO clients. 
Ø Assist with creating training materials for PSO
Ø Write at appropriate levels for the intended audiences (administrators, clinicians, patients)


·       Minimum experience of 1-3 years’ experience in a hospital, long term care or outpatient healthcare setting.
·       Must demonstrate clinical data analysis and problem solving experience.
·       Must demonstrate writing, presentation and analysis skills. 
·       Must be well organized in approaches, systematic and meticulous in attending to detail and possess excellent customer service and presentation skills.
·       Requires computer proficiency with Microsoft Office products, Excel, Visio®, Power Point®.
·       Ability to communicate with diverse groups.

Bachelor’s degree in nursing or other clinical patient care subject. Knowledge of patient safety, quality and/or risk management Federal Acts and regulations, programs and professional standards.

Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office 2016+


N (Not Applicable)
Activity is not applicable to this position.
O (Occasionally)
Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently)
Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly)
Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
Physical Demands

O                                          Lift/Carry
F                                            10 lbs or less     O
C                                           11-20 lbs            N
Manually Manipulate
C                                           21-50 lbs            N
O                                           51-100 lbs          N
Reach Outward
O                                           Over 100 lbs      N
Reach Above Shoulder
C                                            Push/Pull
N                                            12 lbs or less      N                                   
N                                            13-25 lbs            N
Squat or Kneel
N                                            26-40 lbs            N
N                                            41-100 lbs          N

Other Physical Requirements

·       Vision (Near)

·       Based at ECRI Institute’s Plymouth Meeting Office
·       Minimal travel nationwide based on assigned projects, clients and consulting projects

      Typical Office Environment

Equal Opportunity Employer-Disability and Veteran