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Clinical Risk Manager/Patient Safety Officer(RN required)

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Tucson
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

TITLE: Clinical Risk Manager/Patient Safety Officer
LOCATION: Tucson, AZ
 
Would you like to live close to the Tucson area in a community with a population over 40K that has no shortage of enticing traits that make it a community of choice for all types of people seeking an affordable cost of living, a temperate climate with year-round outdoor recreation, and an attractive balance of small-town charm with big-city amenities.
It is a great place for young professionals, with a median age range of 34 years old and many retirees are also captivated by the area, often coming to visit for a few days only to find themselves liking the area so much that they purchase a home and stay.
The cost of living is among the lowest and housing cost are below the national average while its median household income is much higher at over $56K yearly.
If this sounds good then add over 275 days of sunshine a year and you could work at a healthcare facility that is around 100 beds and is committed to serving the residents in several surrounding counties and wants its employees to enjoy a career/life balance.
Summary:
Works with hospital Leadership, the Board of Trustees and the Health Support Center(HSC) to develop and implement the risk management.
The position is responsible for the Medical Centers risk management and patient safety activities, which include, but are not limited to: administering the risk management program on a day-to-day basis; managing and analyzing risk management data, trending, identifying gaps in results or program aspects; identifying opportunities for improvement; leads committees to integrate risk management into committee work product; interfacing with HSC on claims management; and minimizing loss to protect the assets of the facility.
Ensures a proactive approach to Incident and Risk management across the Hospital.
The position oversees the Patient Safety program including organizing, coordinating and carrying out initiatives to improve the quality and safety of care.
Acts as the liaison to the corporate Patient Safety Organization.
Education/Requirements:
Registered Nurse (BSN or higher). Current RN License and 5 years of hospital experience.
Ability to analyze, understand and display data in a meaningful way, and to use it for improvement.
Maintaining a broad knowledge of all applicable laws, legislation and regulatory standards, including but not limited to: EMTALA, HIPAA, CMS Conditions of Participation and The Joint Commission standards.
Additional Info:
Position reports to the Director of Patient Safety and Quality with dotted line reporting to the CEO.
Understanding of patient safety principles, identification of healthcare risk and risk mitigation strategies and processes.
Ability to navigate electronic medical records. Complies with legal, hospital and departmental policies, procedures and position requirements.
The facility is offering a range between 80K-110K and offers a full benefit package and a relocation/sign-on.

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Tucson , Clinical Risk Manager/Patient Safety Officer(RN required), Other , Tucson, Arizona

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