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Alternate Job Titles: Patient Safety Specialist

What is the average annual salary for Patient Safety Specialist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Patient Safety Specialist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Patient Safety Specialist in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Patient Safety Specialist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Patient Safety Specialist in the United States is $58,635 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Patient Safety Specialist in the United Sates are expected to make less than $58,635.

Source: HR Reported data as of September 2014

Median $58,635
  • 10%$42,881
  • 25%$50,389
  • 75%$68,019
  • 90%$76,562

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Job Description for Patient Safety Specialist

Assists in the development and implementation of patient safety programs. Gathers data detailing patient-related errors and conducts analysis for management detailing the cause of the error; recommends changes, policies, or programs that could prevent future errors. Attends presentations and training programs meant to increase awareness of patient safety initiatives. Tests patient-safety knowledge of employees and recommends changes to training programs. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 4 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View Patient Safety Specialist job description

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Categories:  Healthcare -- Administrative

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

Similar Job Titles:  Patient Safety Manager, Safety Representative I, Safety Representative III, Safety Representative II, Safety Specialist, Safety Director, Security Specialist, Health and Safety Administrator V, Health and Safety Manager

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