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Risk Management Specialist

Job Description


Job ID: 1220557
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Parkland Health Center offers a unique combination of world-class medicine along with the deep local roots and rich history of its three predecessors -- Bonne Terre Hospital (opened in 1911), Mineral Area Regional Medical Center (1952), and Farmington Community Hospital (1969).

Parkland Health Center-Bonne Terre, just off Highway 67, is a primary-care facility with medical offices, 24-hour emergency room services and ancillary services. The facility was recognized for its design and function by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering.

Parkland Health Center-Farmington, east of US 67 on Liberty Street, is a 130-bed, full-service hospital with services for maternity and pediatrics, laboratory and radiology, cardiac rehabilitation, a cardiopulmonary department, outpatient and inpatient surgery, physical therapy, diabetes clinic, geriatric psychiatric unit, and renal dialysis. Parkland Cancer Center provides diagnostics and primary cancer treatment including medical oncology, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, access to clinical trials, genetic testing and radiation oncology referrals as well as continuous follow-up, consultations and second opinions for cancer and blood disorder management.

Parkland Health Center also offers diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, mammography, nuclear medicine, CT scan, special procedures, MRI, and echocardiography in addition to a 24-hour, state-of-the-art physician-staffed emergency service.


Overview


Role Purpose

Responsible for incorporating and utilizing methods to improve all aspects of quality, risk management and patient safety. The person will serve as an active member of various quality and safety initiatives and committees. Responsible for facilitating data gathering and analysis from various sources seeking appropriate interventions for organizational/departmental improvement related activities. Assist teams and provide expertise regarding current improvement trends and related improvement strategies. Also actively support all other key aspects of the Superior Patient experience (SPE) initiative by providing facilitative and consultative support for both organizational and departmental improvement projects. Assesses clinical processes, identifies potential risks for patients and employees and develop strategies in collaboration with all departments and patient care areas, WUSM, and the Risk Management and Safety departments.


Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with healthcare teams to rapidly identify trends, clusters, and risk factors.
  • Assists in the initial investigation of serious events and provides staff with event detail to help determine the need for a formal review.
  • Develops and implements education and training as it relates to enhancing clinical care and minimizing risk.
  • Participates in data collection, data review and dissemination of patient safety, risk and quality information, and participates in debriefings.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
  •  

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  •  

    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Healthcare related field

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
  •  

    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer