Located just outside of Pittsburgh is a hospital / health system with an established reputation for raising the bar of patient experience. This hospital currently in growth mode has a newly created role for a Director of Risk Management and Patient Safety. The hospital is well known for its caring staff, awesome team work, incredible leadership and great benefits!
Position Focus Director of Risk Management and Patient Safety
Support a system wide patient safety improvement program and perform the role of Patient Safety Officer.
Maintain an environment where medical errors are minimized including other causes that lead to unintended unfavorable patient outcomes.
Looks into incidents, coordinate claim reviews, pinpoint and manage legal claims.
Position reports to President and Chief Legal Officer.
Organization & Community:
A large, well-respected, hospital in a convenient location near the Pittsburgh metropolitan area with all the amenities of the city.
A historic and vibrant area filled with shops, theaters, museums and restaurants and four seasons provide year-round outdoor recreation.
Requirements Director of Risk Management and Patient Safety
BSN or Bachelors in a healthcare related discipline; MSN or Masters in a healthcare related discipline.
Certified Professional Healthcare Risk Manager (CPHRM) or Associate in Risk Management (ARM) preferred, or to be acquired within 5 years.
At least 3 years of risk / claims management experience within a hospital.
5 years of risk / claims management experience for a 150+ bed hospital, hospital outpatient facilities and physician practices.
Experience in performing the role of Patient Safety Officer.
Relocation assistance is provided
Contact: John Rothenburg
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