The Director of Quality and Risk Management provides direction, leadership and coordination in all areas involving quality and risk management, patient safety and infection prevention. Develops strategic plans and policies for improved quality throughout the facility and works with staff to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
The Director of Quality and Risk Management is responsible for the facility’s risk management activities which include assisting with the management of general and professional liability claims against the facility, interfacing with defense legal counsel, interfacing with Tower Risk Management, Quality & Resource Management and Legal Departments, administering the risk management program on a day-to-day basis, managing and analyzing risk management data, facilitating systems analysis to promote & improve patient safety, conducting and facilitating risk management educational programs based upon availability and identified needs, and compliance with Joint Commission standards relating to risk management & patient safety.
BSN required; must have a PA license. Minimum of three years Risk Management experience in an acute care facility with demonstrated knowledge of JCAHO, State Licensure, CMS regulations, and malpractice and claims prevention/management processes.
Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) preferred.