Director Patient Safety & Risk

Ft Lauderdale, FL US

Job ID: 2338 Position Type: Director of Nursing Jobs
Hospital in Ft Lauderdale, FL is seeking a Director Patient Risk & Safety.

Generous Compensation, Relocation and Sign On is being offered!

Director Patient Risk & Safety Job Summary:
Reporting to the Vice President of Quality Management, the Sr. Risk Manager is responsible for the operation of the clinical risk and patient safety program on a day-to-day basis as well as claims management program and risk management education for the facility.

Director Patient Risk & Safety Responsibilities include:
  • Follow through on assisting and monitoring systems necessary for identification, evaluation, reduction and elimination of professional and general liability risk exposure
  • Coordinate activities that focus on the management of claims and pretrial preparation
  • Oversee the grievance process and the timely response and documentation of grievances.
  • Track and share risk data and work with accreditation and regulatory agencies with the objective of enhancing patient safety and promoting quality care
  • Follow established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm
  • Demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, HCA Ethics and Compliance policies, and quality initiatives

Director Patient Risk & Safety Job Qualifications:
  • Current Florida RN licensure
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred
  • Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager; license must be obtained within 6 months of hire; CPHRM, CPPS certifications preferred
  • 5+ years healthcare experience with a focus in advanced nursing
  • 3+ years in Risk Management, Quality in an acute care environment
  • Demonstrated analytical skills; familiarity with statistical and/or actuarial methods
  • Excellent computer skills with demonstrated spreadsheet and database competency
To Learn More:
Juli Van Der Meulen

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