Director of Risk Management

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Job Overview

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Nurse Management – Director of Risk Management
Melbourne | Titusville | Palm Bay, Florida
JO# 25947

The Director of Risk Management is responsible for the development, implementation and management of the hospital wide risk management, infection control, patient safety programs, and performance improvement.Also managed by this position are Infection Control and Employee Health.The incumbent works with physicians, staff, and management to champion the adoption of quality, patient safety, and process improvement concepts and principles.Assist to develop a culture of safety and quality through leadership, role modeling, teaching, and mentoring.
Directing, facilitating and coordinating organization-wide Risk Management functions for the hospital.
Direct the hospital wide Performance Improvement program as well as manage the accreditation process to include but not limited to the Joint Commission and Center for Medicare and Medicaid.
Demonstrates twenty four hour accountability for department services, and ensuring risk management programs are initiated effectively and meet the needs of the organization.
Lead coordination of customer satisfaction feedback and interpreting, assessing and implementation of regulatory standards (e.g. TJC, CMS, COP and HIPPA).
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for the occurrence reporting system; analyzes and reports trends and identifies appropriate interventions to reduce risk and liability to the organization.
Develops and implements educational programs for employees, medical staff and board members or analysis of risk assessment, historical and concurrent occurrence and claims data and national trends.
Facilitates and directs organizational wide risk management program to ensure compliance with statutory mandates, regulatory requirements and accreditation standards of professional organization, i.e., OSHA, JCAHO, CMS, HIPPA, etc.
Applies the principles of continuous performance improvement in delivery of services, through measuring, monitoring and assessing risk management processes and systems.
Participates in and provides leadership for organizational disaster preparedness and patient safety initiatives.
Ensures and contributes to continuity of care through demonstrated use of interdisciplinary team approach to patient care.Collaborates, shares pertinent information with members of the healthcare team regarding the risk management program
Actively contributes to and works toward hospital wide improvement in meeting core measures, patient safety and service excellence goals.

3-5 years of acute care clinical nursing experience preferred
Knowledge of State, Federal, and JCAHO regulations required
3-5 years prior experience in Performance Improvement, Risk Management and Infection Control required
Prefer three years of management experience in QI|PI and knowledge of change management and other emerging approaches to performance improvement in a acute care|hospital setting required

BSN or BS in a healthcare or related field
Masters degree preferred
State Licensed Registered Nurse (RN)
Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager (LHRM) preferred

Job Detail
  • Job IDnchcr-2276713
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  • StateFlorida
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