Safe Patient Handling & Mobility Manager - CRMH

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

This position will support Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. The Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM) position develops, coordinates, facilitates, and manages program that directs and maintains safe patient handling and mobility services related to clinical practice, operations, research and education. This is to include strategy, design, planning, development, and implementation of SPHM initiatives.  Responsible for leading and facilitating significant SPHM change initiatives intended to improve clinical quality, patient safety and/or patient experience in an efficient, effective and timely manner.  This position will be responsible for creating a culture of patient and employee safety within Carilion and creating systems to track and provide coordination between departments, fostering inter-organizational engagement and representing the organization’s safety initiatives to both internal and external stakeholders.

Must be able to work flexible hours and some traveling required as needed. Qualified canddiates must have excellent communication skills, passionate about teaching and using our lifts. This position works closely with the unit directors, nursing staff and therapy staff.  Come join our team! 

Step up and lead with a regional leader. Advance your career with an award-winning organization that excels in helping our communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger. Make the most of your management talents at Carilion Clinic, an award-winning healthcare network that includes seven hospitals, multi-specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.


Based in Roanoke Virginia, we offer compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach programs. Join and guide a team of caring individuals who embrace and reflect our valuescommUNITY, courage, commitment, compassion, and curiosityin all that we do. And realize the advantages of professional stability, strong technological resources, and true advancement potential.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: BSN Required.  MSN preferred.

Experience: 3-5 years’ experience in health care required.  Prior bedside (direct care) clinical experience in a hospital setting preferred.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Registered Nurse in State of VA required.

Other Minimum Qualifications:  Excellent public speaking, presentation and communication skills.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with all levels of management and staff.


Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 74237 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Variable Hours 
Shift Details: Full Time, Variable hours
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4036 
Recruiter Email: WDShell@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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