Director Risk Management and Patient Safety
Company: SCL Health
Posted on: May 16, 2020
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a
Director Clinical Risk Management.
Youre equally comfortable in the board room and the hospital
hallways. You work with high reliability organizations and manage
risk both with a proactive approach as well as with a claims
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something
Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right
team is invincible.
St. Vincent Healthcare is part of SCL Health, a faith-based,
nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered
care. Our 286-bed level II trauma center has provided care in
Montana and the surrounding area since 1898, and our 30-clinic
network ensures community needs are met. We offer comprehensive,
specialty care, and are proud to extend SCL Healths missions by
treating the poor, the vulnerable, our community and each
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your
family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision
coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it
encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve
launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health.
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools,
tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also
offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
We are happy to offer a bonus opportunity to associates at this
level of leadership.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well
encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and
high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of
spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to
As a Director Clinical Risk Management you need to know how to:
* Advance a system-wide philosophy that promotes a culture of
reliability, patient safety, mitigation of risk, and the
elimination of avoidable harm.
* Oversee use of a safety event reporting system, including reports
for actual or potential patient safety, associate safety or
environmental safety events.
* Implement systems for daily oversight of safety event reports,
periodic tracking and trending of issues, and appropriate
escalation of significant events, such as Serious Safety Events,
Sentinel Events, or EMTALA violations.
* In collaboration with the Director of Quality, Manager of
Regulatory Readiness, and Compliance Officer, assure compliance
with CMS and Joint Commission regulatory obligations, including
standards related to Patient Rights, Sentinel Events, and National
Patient Safety Goals.
* Identify appropriate stakeholders for review and investigation of
events, and effectively manage input from multiple parties to
identify root causes and improvement opportunities.
* Collaborate with Director of Quality to develop improvement
actions based on learnings from risk and safety activities.
* Arrange coverage to provide 24/7/365 availability of expertise
for Serious Safety Event management, including support for Apology
* Develop, distribute, and review relevant reports and summaries of
events within the care site, system and governance committees as
* Collaborate with SCL Health Legal/Claims team to identify,
investigate and provide notification of potential claims or
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which
is why we require:
* Bachelors degree in a clinical field (or Juris Doctorate)
* Relevant clinical licensure
* Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) and Certified
Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), preferred
* Minimum of five years experience in healthcare management.
YOUR NEXT MOVE
Now that you know more about being a Director Clinical Risk
Management on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll
reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were
called to it in the first place.
Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis
of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or
access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or
activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and
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