Risk Manager - Sacred Heart Medical Center:

Springfield Pennsylvania

PeaceHealth is seeking a Risk Manager - Sacred Heart Medical Center for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 158256


Responsible for supporting network, community, or PHMG leadership in the design, development, implementation, and monitoring of the risk management program, including effective systems which promote and support patient safety and the health of the organization, and that align with PeaceHealth mission and values.

1. Supports, and ensures the implementation of the risk management strategies.
2. Participates in the investigation of events, claims, grievances and lawsuits presented against caregivers, physicians and the organization for liability and damages in accordance with PeaceHealth Risk Management Claims Manual as assigned.
3. Ensures collaboration and mitigation of risk to the organization’s insurance coverage against liability and casualty loss. 
4. Analyzes data and reports findings related to risk strategies. Contributes to the development of mitigation and intervention strategies.  Regularly provides leadership with progress reports and data (including recommendations) related to risk management.  
5. Serves as representative to the System-wide Risk Management Leadership Team, Patient Safety Committee (including falls task force/team), Ethics Committee, Organizational Integrity Committees/Subgroups, Environment of Care, and Caregiver Safety as assigned.
6. Ensures that applicable regulatory and accreditation requirements are met in a proactive manner.  Participates in development of processes/systems designed to share and recognize performance improvements and compliance across the organization in order to mitigate risks to patient and caregiver safety/risks to the organization.  Provides opportunities for collaboration that lead to system standardization.

7. Facilitates teams related to system-wide approaches for risk mitigation.  Supports skills and competency development in knowledge and execution of risk management in teams of related community-based resources.  With system team, designs training curriculum, develop program content and provide education to leadership teams, quality leaders, supervisors and staff regarding risk management requirements.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION:        Graduate of accredited State Board of Nursing program or a bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training, and experience 



    Minimum of three years of related experience.  
    Advanced knowledge of state, federal, and accreditation requirements including but not limited to: CMS Conditions of Participation for acute care and critical access hospitals, State healthcare rules and statutes, and state licensing requirements preferred. 
    General knowledge in other regulatory areas such as, OSHA, EMTALA, and HIPPA preferred.
    Experience and knowledge in use of administrative and quality data, with statistical validity preferred.


LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:    Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) preferred.  CPHRM certification will be required within one year of employment.



    Proficient with MS Office applications
    Excellent written/verbal communication skills required
    Able to work flexible hours    


Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.


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Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $DOE, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: 


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Springfield || Business, Administrative & Facilities || Risk Management & Quality || Full Time || RISK MANAGEMENT




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