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Cerner Lead Healthcare Executive(Patient Safety) in Virtual Missouri, Missouri


Job Title:

Lead Healthcare Executive(Patient Safety)

Job Description:

As a Patient Safety Lead Healthcare Executive, you will work under the direction of the Patient Safety Executive supporting the VISN and local strategic and operational patient safety programs in support of the Federal client. The Patient Safety Lead Healthcare Executive VISN SME in coordination with the client, will align methodologies to measure, evaluate and improve patient safety across the enterprise, in partnership with clinical and patient safety leadership teams across multiple organizations both internal and externally.

You will be accountable for highly complex, multi-site client patient safety programs as well as working with client for mitigation and resolution strategies for risks proactively. You will lead cross-functional collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to execute client and methodology vision, objectives, and strategy. You will develop and maintain a coordinated approach to safety programs, assisting the client in the management of adverse events with analysis, intervention, identification of systemic issues, and widespread communications of key learnings. Develop longitudinal relationships with key client executives and drive discussions concerning strategy, structure, management and operations to support enterprise-wide leadership, and safety/quality teams to ensure that organizational wide safety and quality goals and objectives and risk reduction strategies are implemented effectively wherever appropriate while engaging stakeholders in the process.

This individual develops, directs, and facilitates organizational-wide care transformation activities and programs (clinical, operational and service line) aimed to improve patient care, create an extraordinary patient and caregiver experience, and enhance and strengthen the culture of safety and quality within the system.

Your role will require directing a team of associates responsible for delivering value to the client and support the execution of cross-functional collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to continuously improve patient safety.

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Additional Information:

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Career Level:

Experienced Manager

Company Overview:

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years of total combined higher education and related work experience, including:

  • At least 2 years of experience in a licensed health care practice, clinical consulting and/or other clinical healthcare information technology (HCIT) work experience

  • At least 8 years of higher education and/or additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Clinical Studies, Health Care Administration, Business Administration, or Public Health

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of Patient Safety/Risk management health care experience

  • At least 5 years of Project management or health care information technology (HCIT) consulting work experience


  • Active registration or license in a clinical discipline and has not been censured or forced to relinquish license due to impropriety

  • Eligible for licensure to practice in their field or comparable global training

  • Willing to travel up to 100% as needed

  • Must reside in Kansas City, MO, or a virtually approved location

  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations

  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position

  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned



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Virtual Missouri

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