Mgr Risk Mgmt & Patient Safety

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Sep 07, 2019
Closes
Oct 12, 2019
Ref
R-6219
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
As the entity Patient Safety Officer, this role in collaboration with the health system, is responsible for providing a clear vision and operational direction for Patient Safety. This role will promote Just Culture/application of the Just Culture algorithm, the design of a structure/environment with metrics to improve the safety/reliability of the care we provide (including but not limited to infection prevention and pharmacy/therapeutics, etc). Risk management responsibilities include: implementation, coordination, and effectuation of the Risk Management program in coordination with the legal department including loss control programs, claims management, proactive monitoring of patient safety issues, management of the patient complaint and grievance process.

Work Schedule:

Directs the assessment, implementation and education of hospital team members regarding safe practices, prevention of malpractice, general liability, and safety issues to minimize financial loss from claims

Functions as a liaison among the hospital and outside entities, including local, county, state, federal and licensing agencies, working collaboratively to promote a positive image of the hospital in the community

Oversees patient complaint and grievance process

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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