Profile

Jignesh Padia

Risk Manager,
Quality, Safety and Risk,
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
Bronze Most Valuable Member

Contact Details

Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
Regina, SK

Bio

Jignesh is a father of a 5-year-old boy, a husband and a passionate patient safety advocate. He was born and raised in India. He first move to Canada in 2005 and has lived in Scotland and England. He works for the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency and feels proud to have the opportunity to serve patients, families and staff in improving safety and reducing risks in every possible way.

Jignesh is a certified Manager of Operational Excellence from American Society of Quality and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Jignesh joined Patients for Patient Safety Canada as a member in 2013. He also serves as a member on a local patient safety advisory committee with Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region. He is well known in his organization for creating an electronic reporting system. His long term dream is to work on a patient safety reporting kiosk where patients and visitors can report occurrences and near misses directly to their care team creating more robust partnership and improvement in health sector.

Education

University College London
London, United Kingdom
Masters, 2002
Biochemical Engineering

Job History

Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
Quality Improvement & Safety Projects (Change Management Lead)
June 2010 - present