The Risk Prevention/Accreditation Coordinator is responsible for facilitating clinical and regulatory risk prevention and preparedness initiatives throughout the system. The successful candidate will have experience in the hospital or clinical setting. Ideal candidates include: Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Physical Therapist, Pharmacist or other healthcare providers. The candidate will have the ability to provide consultative services to health care clients as well as healthcare providers. An understanding of patient care delivery, risk management, patient safety principles and related clinical performance improvement strategies is important. The incumbent will work collaboratively with Leadership and Risk Management in communicating and resolving patient care events and implementing improvement opportunities. The position requires that the incumbent participate in developing the most reasonable cost effective and efficient means for event resolution.
Minimum Education Required:
Associates degree. Bachelors preferred. Work history in the clinical or hospital setting. At least 3-5 years experience in clinical risk management preferred.
Reputation as an excellent communicator and change agent with the ability to promote excellence in patient care.
Experience in risk management and regulatory accreditation in a healthcare setting
Wide range of experience in collaborating with team members and serving as a patient advocate.
Knowledge of regulatory training requirements, and standards of care for hospitals and clinics.
Sound experience in computer technology and applications.
Communication: Effectively able to facilitate the communication of events with healthcare providers and clients.
Collaborator: Finds value in professional collaboration with all healthcare providers to include physicians and staff.
Computer Literate: Understands and can apply computer technology to the ongoing develop of clinical practice outcomes.
Performance Improvement: Identify the need for professional development in critical event response outcomes.
Clinical Fiscal Responsibility: Provides support in monitoring fiscal responsibilities of the department for risk reduction. Promote cost effective professional service and risk reduction activities by participating in the planning of the strategic goals for the department.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.