Patient Safety Analyst - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee


General Dynamics Information Technology – Federal Civilian Division is currently looking for a Patient Safety Specialist to serve as part of the Risk Management/Quality Assurance team and work closely with Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) staff for optimization of the Patient Safety Program (PSP).  Be responsible for the collection, analysis, tracking of progress, display of data, completion and submission of reports, training, and education, presentations and meetings as it relates to the MTF's PSP.  The specific tasks are as follows: 


  • Provide training an education to include addressing all the members of the h healthcare team and their role and impact on the PSP.
  • Teach the Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS).  Provide TeamSTEPPS training during all command orientation sessions (bi-monthly or monthly).
  • Provide training on entering data into the Patient Safety Reporting (PSR) system, addressing what, how and why the information is placed in the PSR, and the process for following up on the findings/recommendations from Root Cause Analyses (RCAs) and Failure Modes and Effects Analyses (FMEAs) to ensure corrective actions derived from the RCAs and FMEAs have been implemented and are getting the identified results.
  • Develop patient safety related educational materials that address the unique needs of the MTF professional medical and nursing staff.
  • Provide training for the RCA team members explaining their role and how to complete a RCA report using the taproot process.  Use the taproot process for conducting RCAs and completing the RCA report.  Develop RCA action plans.
  • Work with QA and RM departments to develop the priorities for PS Week activities and develop a written plan for the execution of the activities.
  • Develop and prepare flyers, educational material, and coordinate activities for use at the MTF during the annual National PS Week.
  • Review and monitor the PSP policies/practices including implementation of all applicable National Patient Safety Goals, DoD Patient Safety Culture Survey results, Navy PS Culture Initiative findings, Sentinel Event and FMEA corrective actions and The Joint Commission (TJC) survey findings of all areas for adherence to and compliance with BUMED, regulatory agency and accreditation standards requirements.
  • Prepare the MTF for internal and external reviews by conducting tracers and making rounds on the different units and clinics to ensure compliance with National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) and to document observations made during rounds/tracers and share observations with QA and RM staff to ensure the MTF is compliant with all PS policies.
  • Ensure patient safety event reports are entered and processed in the DoD PSR tool.
  • Provide assistance to MTF Leadership, QM, Patient Safety Manager, and RM, in identifying patient safety trends.  Assistance includes collating, analyzing, displaying, and putting data results in a document or a spreadsheet form.
  • Prepare briefings on PSP activities.


NOTE - Special Requirements:

?  Position is located in Naples, Italy.

?  Must meet SOFA requirements.

?  Position is eligible for additional benefits, to include: HOLA + COLA + Relocation + Tax Break.


  • At least 3 years of experience working in a risk management, patient safety, or quality improvement department in a clinical setting within the last three years. 
  • Computer skills using MS Office. 
  • Effective communicator (verbal and written).
  • Must be a US citizen and have the ability to obtain a favorable T3 - NACLC security investigation and occupational health requirements.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or another healthcare related field.