Manager Risk Management & Patient Safety, FT - Quality and Patient Safety

Location
Fort Washington, MD
Posted
Oct 28, 2021
Closes
Nov 23, 2021
Ref
R-017048
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare Fort Washington Medical Center seeks to hire an experienced Manager of Risk Management & Patient Safety, who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

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.

Risk Management responsibilities include:
•Coordinates Risk Management activities, serving as a resource person to hospital and medical staff
•Assists in the assessment and implementation of hospital practices to improve safety and promote the professional care of patients
•Assists in Quality Improvement activities throughout the hospital as they relate to the Risk Management function
•Assists with educational programs for both hospital and medical staff for recognition and prevention of malpractice, general liability, and safety issues in an effort to minimize financial loss from claims
•Functions in a manner consistent with the hospital's mission and vision as a faith-based organization
•Functions as a liaison between 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
Coordinates patient complaint and grievance processs.

Qualified Candidates will possess:
• Masters degree required (in healthcare or legal field preferred)
• Minimum 3-5 years experience in the field of Risk Management
• Management experience 1-5 years
• Certified Professional in Health Care Risk Management (CPHRM) preferred
• Obtain CPHRM within 1 year

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B
retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today!

Work Schedule:

Full Time Days

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug 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 and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive 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. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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