Director of Risk job, SC

150 bed facility

Under the direction of the Chief HR Officer, the Director of Risk/Patient Safety Officer has primary oversight of the facility-wide risk and patient safety program. Responsible for directing process improvements that support the reduction of risk and medical/clinical errors and other factors that contribute to unintended adverse patient outcomes. Provides leadership for risk and safety assessments, coordinates activities of the patient safety committee, educates other practitioners of the system-based cause for medical errors, and communicates evidence based strategies regarding effective patient safety to leaders of the organization. Is directly responsible and accountable for understanding the standards/regulations, monitoring and complying with the updates/changes in the standards, and timely communication of the changes with the relevant departments/Associates. Collaborates, educates and engages leaders, associates, and physicians in process improvements associated with patient safety and risk. Must pay close attention to detail and have superb customer service and communication skills. Qualifications: Education/Qualifications Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of South Carolina Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or equivalent experience required. Master’s Degree (Healthcare Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration, Nursing or other related field) preferred. Four (4) years acute care experience required. Experience in Quality Management and/or Risk Mgt preferred. Certification in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) upon hire or within one year of hire date.

Contact:Tina Roberts, President
JONATHAN CHASE EXECUTIVE SEARCH
588 Sutter Street, Suite 349
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 770-1200    (415) 684-2526
tinaroberts@contactjc.com

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