Clinical Safety Director Job Description

By | September 8, 2011

Clinical Safety Director Job Description and Profile

A clinical safety Director is responsible for the safety of the patients and the health care unit, research care or clinic. His primary responsibility is to adhere to prescribed safety rules and regulations. He should make, design and develop and implement safety plans for patients and clinic.

Clinical Safety Director Duties and Responsibilities

  • He is responsible for the investigation of any accident of patient or equipment and report that to management
  • He should train staff in safety training programs
  • He should frequently check the safety measure guidelines and update or modify them
  • He should hold regular meeting that will concern the patient and clinic safety
  • He should continuously work towards safety of clinic and patients
  • He should prepare data regarding safety measurements and distribute it to the safety staff for implementation and improvisations
  • He should find out and analyze the area of concerns and search for appropriate safety solutions
  • He should ensure error free safety zone to patients and clinics

Clinical Safety Director Education, Training and Qualifications

A clinical safety Director should have degree in healthcare management along with sound experience in the field of clinical safety. He should have broad knowledge about clinical procedures and equipment so that he can prepare safety measure for the same

Clinical Safety Director Degrees, Courses & Certification

He should have degree in hospital management along with good crisis management skill and utilization of resources in emergencies

Clinical Safety Director Skills and Specifications

  • A clinical safety Director should be a good team leader and team motivator
  • He should be good in documentation and report generation
  • He should be well aware about safety measures and latest safety equipments
  • He should regularly check on safety check guidelines and whether they are strictly followed or not
  • He should have good eye sight and strong sense of smell and hearing
  • He should have good analytical skills for development of different safety plans
  • His aim should be to provide a safe and accident free zone to patients and clinic
  • He should have good oral and written communication skills
  • He should recruit and train right candidates with good aptitude for this job

Clinical Safety Director‘s Salary/Wage

A Clinical Safety Director’s Salary ranges from $50,000 to$ 80,000 per annum as per his experience and the health acre unit he works for.