The Risk Program Manager – Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix
1111 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85006
The risk program manager is responsible for early identification of liability exposures, mitigation of risk, and early resolution of potential compensatory events. The risk program manager partners with patient safety to mitigate risk in collaboration with leadership, physicians, staff, and relevant system departments/committees. The risk program manager needs to be available to manage potential liability exposures and patient complaints in real time.
The ideal candidate will have:
The following skills are highly preferred:
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The risk manager is responsible for the assigned entitys risk management activities, which includes, but may not be limited to a general knowledge of corporate insurance programs, administering the risk management program on a day-to-day basis, managing and analyzing risk management data, and conducting risk management educational programs, complying with risk management related standards by The Joint Commission (TJC )and other accrediting and regulatory agencies with the objective of enhancing and promoting patient safety, quality of care, and minimizing losses to protect the assets of the facility. This individual participates in formulating policy and/or organizational changes, but must seek advice and approval from higher authority. While the Risk Manager may be responsible for the functions in the Risk Specialist job description, this position most often provides guidance, oversight and offers overall program direction to staff performing these tasks in the Risk Specialist position. Provides information and data for the development of the budget for the assigned entities and obtains management approval.
Must possess a knowledge of risk management as normally obtained through a bachelors degree in nursing or related field.
CPHRM is required within two years of hire.
4-5 years in Risk Management or equivalent experience required.Must possess strong written and oral communications skills, presentation skills, team player, ability to influence change without direct authority, and negotiation skills.Must demonstrate and apply knowledge of federal and state statutes specific to health care, medical terminology and hospital or department policies, procedures and practices. Requires ability to manage and negotiate in emotional and confrontational situations, with sensitivity to operations and culture of facilities and organization as a whole.
RN preferred.QA, Patient Safety, CPHQ, and/or ARM preferred; patient safety certification preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.