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RN Risk Manager

Company: Legacy Health
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

RN Risk Manager


Job ID: 21-17425
Type: Regular Full-Time
Salmon Creek Medical Ctr campus


***Hire On Bonus provided for this position***

Can we count on you to ensure the safety of our patients? With your expert knowledge of clinical risk management, healthcare standards of practice and general liability, you will help us to create the safest and most welcoming environment for those we treat. Together, we will follow the Legacy mission of making life better for others.


This role supports Legacy Health's clinical risk management and patient safety activities. The primary responsibilities are to provide expertise in identifying, mitigating and controlling losses related to patient and visitor injury, to maintain compliance with specified regulatory requirements including mandatory and voluntary patient safety reporting, and the control of related charges, and to promote patient safety. Related activities include partnering with clinical personnel in managing adverse outcomes, investigating incidents, recognizing, investigating and reporting potentially compensable events, and offering education, support and consultation to clinical personnel regarding clinical risk management issues and practices. Additional activities include facilitating root cause analyses, surveillance for and reporting events in compliance with LH policy and regulatory agency requirements, support of the investigation of patient grievances, real time risk management consultation, and support for medical staff peer review. This individual participates in formulating policy and/or organizational change, with advice and approval from higher authority. Nursing licensure is required and nursing expertise is required for and informs all aspects of this role.


Academic degree in nursing (BSN or MSN/MN) required; MSN/MN preferred.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in healthcare risk management or related field required.

Requires knowledge of and remains current in: clinical risk management; clinical nursing practices; healthcare standards of practice; LH policies and procedures; healthcare law; professional and general liability and liability insurance; and specified regulatory requirements for management of grievances and adverse events.
Maintains and demonstrates skills in investigation, witness interviewing techniques, negotiation and conflict resolution.
Manages critical situations in a professional, objective and effective manner.
Has the ability to make independent, real time decisions within the clinical risk management and patient safety scope of responsibility.
Communicates effectively both orally and in written form.
Is able to engender trust among internal customers.
Provides excellent customer service for internal and external customers.
Works independently and establishes and reevaluates priorities on a daily basis.
Meets deadlines.
Maintains high proficiency level with personal computers, network applications, Internet, and risk management and patient relations software.
Excellent public speaking skills and adult training abilities.

Follow guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


Keywords: Legacy Health, Vancouver , RN Risk Manager, Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington

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