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Health Care Attorney in Fountain Valley, CA

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Company name


Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Fountain Valley, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 28,2017

Posted on

Aug 10,2017

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Clinical Risk Manager The candidate will demonstrates Health Service’s core values of respect, justice, compassion, stewardship, and excellence to customers, employees, and visitors; and provides quality service in the performance of work assignments and duties. Assists with development and maintenance of appropriate and necessary departmental policies, procedures, objectives, and activities. Provides consultation to facility specific policies to facilitate risk mitigation and patient safety. Provides investigative support for activities regarding actual or alleged Medical Center liability (not including Workers' Compensation) relative to patients, employees, physicians, and visitors. Provides investigative and other support for event analysis (Root Cause Analysis, Intense Analysis, Failure Mode Effect Analysis) and support of Lean process improvement activities. Coordinates facility-wide communication of lessons learned and improvements from event analysis (RCA, IA, and FMEA). Reviewing and analyzing UOR submissions, and prepares quarterly summaries of UOR data for Leadership and committee support. Formalize UOR dashboard data. Participates in hospital/medical staff committee meetings and Medical Center as required. Attends and serves on professional/civic service organizations as hospital representative. Facilitate all activities regarding actual or alleged Medical Center liability (not including Workers' Compensation)relative to patients, employees, physicians, and visitors. Acts as primary liaison between Corporate Risk Management and the Medical Center. Works collaboratively with other departments, including but not limited to, the Director of Quality/Performance Improvement, Compliance and Patient Safety Manager. Coordinates investigation of sentinel and adverse events (under H&S code 1279.1) Available in a consultative role in response to CDPH inquiries and regulatory requirements. Functions in a teaching and consultative role for staff and provider education. Evaluates and recommends solutions relating to facility and patient safety, which fosters continuous improvement. Works collaboratively with Risk Managers across the system to develop facility, service area or regional policies/procedures as appropriate according to health law and best practice. Evaluates programs and effects changes as needed to mitigate risk and improve Patient Safety processes. Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements related to same. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, professional affiliations, current literature, in service meetings, and workshops. “Other duties as assigned”. Must have 5+ years supervisory/management experience overseeing comparable functions. Strong leadership skills and ability to build consensus necessary. Flexibility, organizational awareness and strategic perspective required. Current licensure or certification in clinical specialty is essential. RN licensure preferred. B.S., B.A. degree required. JD, Masters Degree in healthcare, business administration or related field preferred. Certification in Risk Management desirable.

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Ref: MEM001708

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Hiring Coordinator
17360 Brookhurst Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708