Risk Management Consultant
GENERAL SUMMARY The Risk Management Consultant works under the direction of the Director of Risk Management to identify and mitigate patient safety risks. The Consultant maintains an understanding of patient safety and risk management practices, and serves as coordinator and consultant for review of patient safety events, and evaluation of litigation exposure, as well as interfaces with claims management staff and legal defense counsel regarding claims and the professional liability program. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION: A Master's degree in Nursing, Business, or a JD is preferred. A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in nursing or related healthcare field. PRIOR EXPEREINCE: Minimum of five years of clinical healthcare experience, and an additional five to eight years in the field of healthcare risk management is required. Knowledge of accrediting, regulatory, and licensing standards and processes is preferred. CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION/LICENSURE: Certification in Professional Health Risk Management (CPHRM). Registered Nurse licensure in the District of Columbia is strongly preferred.