Providence is calling a Director Risk Management to Providence Health Care in Spokane, Washington.
The Director of Risk Management is
responsible for organizing, coordinating, directing and implementing the risk
management plan for Providence Health Care (PHC).
The position has direct
responsibility for all risk management and patient relations at Providence
Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital, Providence Holy Family
Hospital, Mount Carmel Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital and PHC Providence
The director of Risk Management/Patient Relations measures and
evaluates clinical risk and safety issues as well as trends and patterns
throughout PHC. They also coordinate and track the grievence process to ensure
timely response. As director, with assistance from the Providence St. Joseph's
Health Risk Management leadership, identifies, evaluates and mitigates risks
that detract from optimal patient care and safety. The director serves as a liaison
representative to professional liability insurance representatives and legal
counsel to process and provide information pertinent to claims loss or
The director of Risk
Management & Patient Relations has a comprehensive understanding of
management techniques, clinical care and process, performance improvement
methodology, risk management and adult education principles, as well as
regulatory and accreditation standards, statistical analysis, systems analysis,
and information management in order to assure effective program management.
In addition, the director
of risk management leads and/or participates in selected quality and safety
committees/processes as appropriate.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor Degree in Nursing
Minimum 5 years clinical risk management experience in large acute care system and/or ambulatory setting
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree in Nursing, Business or related field or Juris Doctor (JD) Degree preferred
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington preferred
Certification in Health Care Risk Management preferred
About the hospitals and clinics you will serve.
Providence Health Care has a commanding presence in Eastern Washington. We offer a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services for adults and children. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient- one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Providence St. Joseph Health is a family of partner organizations including Providence Health & Services, St. Joseph Health, Facey Medical Foundation, Swedish, Pacific Medical Centers, Covenant Health and Kadlec. With 50 hospitals, more than 800 physician clinics, and a variety of health and educational services that include senior care and supportive housing, the health system and its partners em...ploy more than 100,000 caregivers (employees) serving communities across seven states: Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. PSJH’s family of organizations work together to meet the needs of its communities, especially the poor and vulnerable.