National Patient Safety - Risk Manager - Customs and Border Patrol
Job DescriptionTHIS IS FOR A FUTURE OPENINGPatient Safety - Risk ManagerThe Patient Safety - Risk Manager will be responsible for the professional management of a comprehensive health and safety/risk and quality management program and, in particular, for the introduction and/or implementation of measures to ensure the Pecos Medical Unit obligations under prevailing state and federal patient safety guidelines are met. To ensure a proactive approach to patient safety and risk management across the Pecos Medical Unit with consistent application of the ORR Management directives. This will involve implementation of the Patient Safety- Risk Management policy and guidance, including: Assess the activities of the nursing and other clinical staff Implement and execute the risk assessment process Monitor incident management activity system and processes Tracking Implementation of major reports/investigations recommendations Sharing of learning across the organization through defined process Preparation of risk and incident activity and assurance reports, as directed. Develop training and competency assessment plans Recommend changes to ensure a safe and healthy workplace/environment Work with CMO to ensure quality management principles are established and met Main Duties and Responsibilities Undertake duties appropriate to the position and as assigned by the Pecos Director of Nursing and Chief Physician and Chief Nurse. Work in concert with the Prime contractors Compliance and Process Improvement team. Keep up to date with health & safety legislation and guidelines and advise management on legislative developments which may affect Safety, Health and Welfare at Work. Establish appropriate structures and processes in relation to risk reporting, incident management and Health and Safety within the medical unit. Review contract Safety Statement and related policies/procedures/guidelines, in consultation with relevant personnel and with due regard to prevailing legislation and make recommendations to the Director of Nursing and Program Manager, as necessary. Coordinate the development and review of relevant/required risk and incident management policies, procedures and guidelines. In conjunction with appropriate staff, assist in identification of potential risk through risk assessment, analysis of accidents/incidents and near miss incidents, periodic safety inspections and/or audits. Make recommendations to reduce, prevent or eliminate risks identified. Maintain a risk audit database and liaise with management in relation to issues arising. Provide quarterly and ad hoc reports to management, as necessary Highlight trends in relation to accidents/incidents. Liaise with the Prime, federal risk management and patient safety subject matter experts (SMEs) on aspects of Health, Safety and Security. Make arrangements for health and safety training as required. Maintain records of all health and safety training. Promote awareness of health and safety in the workplace. Collaborate and participate in federal risk management and patient safety meetings/ initiatives, if applicable, to share and benchmark best practices. Any other risk management related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director of Nursing. Promote and maintain a safe working environment for all staff and ensure that all Risk Management Health and Safety strategies, policies and procedures are implemented. All other duties as assigned. Required ExperienceQualifications 3-5 yrs of Risk Management and Patient Safety experience; Demonstrate a high degree of leadership, motivation, self-direction, and initiative to achieve goals of the mission; self-motivated, able to work independently and stay organized; and Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with stakeholders. Preferred 3-5 yrs Healthcare Quality; Healthcare Risk Management certification; and Ability to leverage statistical tools and techniques to analyze, interpret, display, and present data. Physical Demands Be able to lift 30 pounds Drive to various locations within each sector Walk at least 40 yards while carrying administrative supplies over rocky uneven surfaces STG International, Inc (STGi) is a workforce solutions company providing comprehensive healthcare delivery, Head Start and management consulting services and human capital solutions help our clients. Our services and solutions help our clients sustain and enhance their operations to better accomplish their mission.STGi offers acompetitive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO policy.STG International, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.