RN Risk Manager
Company: Legacy Health
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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
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
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
Maintains and demonstrates skills in investigation, witness
interviewing techniques, negotiation and conflict resolution.
Manages critical situations in a professional, objective and
Has the ability to make independent, real time decisions within the
clinical risk management and patient safety scope of
Communicates effectively both orally and in written form.
Is able to engender trust among internal customers.
Provides excellent customer service for internal and external
Works independently and establishes and reevaluates priorities on a
Maintains high proficiency level with personal computers, network
applications, Internet, and risk management and patient relations
Excellent public speaking skills and adult training abilities.
LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION
Follow guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
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