Responsible for identifying, analyzing, planning, and controlling risks that are inherent to the operations of various facilities within the CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Region. Formulates, implements and evaluates risk management strategies to efficiently and cost-effectively manage risks. Assists with incident investigation of patient and non-patient events and participates in patient safety initiatives in accordance with organizational, regulatory and accreditation requirements. Educates, advises and counsels new hires and general staff on risk assessment and loss prevention. Completes the hospital's yearly insurance renewal.
Advanced degree in health related field desirable. Bachelor's degree with appropriate prerequisite knowledge, experience and skills considered.
Minimum five years' experience in a patient care setting. Experience in a legal setting with experience in insurance and claims management. Supervisory experience preferred.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.