The Associate Director for the Risk Management & Patient Safety Department is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the department in collaboration with the Senior Leadership of the Department. This includes maintaining risk management responsibilities in addition to clinical oversight, quality assurance and regulatory compliance, educational and training program(s) and/or other areas. S/he assists departmental leadership in implementing operational policies and procedures.
Specific responsibilities and activities include, but are not limited to:
Oversees daily clinical, quality assurance, patient safety or other relevant operations in assigned department
Review occurrences to determine NYPORTS, with requisite reporting to the NYSDOH; conducts Root Cause Analysis
Provides oversight for MSH electronic incident reporting system
Provide critical oversight of all organizational regulatory obligations requiring broad knowledge of regulations, licensure, certification, and other requirements impacting institutional performance;
Act as a resource and expert to department and organization members in regard to risk management, medical malpractice and regulatory matters
Participate on key committees to offer direction regarding risk management activities
Orientation and mentorship of new departmental staff
Assume responsibility for keeping abreast of incident trends, patterns and the proper management of adverse events by department risk managers and others.
Assist insurers and defense attorneys to protect the assets of the organization and promote patient safety
Work collaboratively with patient service department personnel to address patient concerns
Produces metrics reports for projects that are in progress or under consideration, in collaboration with data management and reporting team
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or other related clinical field
Master’s degree preferred
Minimum Related Experience
5-10 years’ experience in healthcare risk management. 2-3 years demonstrated experience in management/leadership positions in a risk management-related position.
Minimum Licensing Requirements
Current New York State License in nursing or other health-related specialty
Minimum Certification Requirements
CPHRM a plus
Internal Number: MSH
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