Community Health Systems *Mgr Hospital Risk Mgmt & Infection Control in Big Spring, Texas

Description:

The risk management and quality program objectives include delivery of quality patient care, promotion of safety and reduction in medical errors. This objective can be met through information gathering and performance of clinical analysis, which are designed to identify patterns of patient care events that may lead to sub-optimal outcomes and identify areas where patient care needs improvement. The risk process can be defined as the identification, investigation, analysis and evaluation of risks and the selection of the most advantageous method of correcting, reducing, or eliminating identifiable risks. The risk management function also encompasses other organizational losses such as property loss, visitor injuries, and other non-patient care matters. The purpose of the hospital clinical risk management function is to coordinate and facilitate the activities to prevent and/or minimize losses associated with identifiable risks, and to minimize and prevent claims of general and professional liability against the hospital. In so doing, the loss prevention function focuses on and promotes patient safety.

Qualifications

BSN Nursing required. Certification in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) and/or Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) preferred. Licensed RN required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) required. Excellent customer service skills required. Excellent organizational skills required. High level critical thinking skills and problem resolution skills required. Computer skills with word processing, graphics, presentation tools, and data base programs required. In depth knowledge of Joint Commission standards, Federal / State laws / regulations required. Ability to manage multiple projects/priorities and deadlines required. Excellent Presentation skills required. Three to five (3-5) years quality and / or risk management experience.

Job: Quality / Risk Management

Organization: Scenic Mountain Medical Center

Location: TX-Big Spring

Requisition ID: 1820635