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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
Risk and Patient Safety Specialist Duties: Responsible for organizing, coordinating, and carrying out programs to control the clinical risks associated with patient care services. collaborates with the quality department, patient advocates, infection prevention specialists and others to: prevent and mitigate patient harm and the associated potential professional liability exposure; to ensure regulatory compliance with respect to the management of adverse patient events and patient grievances, and to assess and manage any event, activity or program that may involve significant risk of patient harm on a proactive or reactive basis. Responsible for daily operations and activities related to patient safety. This position requires the ability to interact effectively with firm’s executive and clinical leadership and management, and patients and their families to develop and implement mitigation strategies to resolve and mitigate patient safety concerns and adverse outcomes of care. Facilitate, negotiate and investigate matters of a sensitive and confidential nature. Provides business unit support for patient safety events to include after-hours/weekend work on a rotation basis as required.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in healthcare field. Master’s degree in MPH, MBA, MPA, Nursing, and/or a JD Degree or Paralegal education is preferred. Risk Management credentials, such as the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) or certificate program in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) and/or certificate program in Professional Patient Safety (CPPS), are preferred. 3 years of experience in risk and patient safety. Experience managing professional liability events in a healthcare risk management setting and/or professional liability claims experience is preferred. Experience as a clinician and/or equivalent work experience in a healthcare setting is preferred. Experience working with the public to resolve disputes or equivalent work experience is preferred. Experience developing and using databases to report information is preferred.
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