Director, Risk Management operates in the capacity of Patient Safety Officer for our health system. S/he is responsible for the facility’s risk management activities which include assisting with malpractice claims, interfacing with a variety of departments, and administering the clinical risk management program. Additional responsibilities include managing and analyzing risk management data, facilitating systems analysis to promote & improve patient safety, facilitating risk management educational programs based upon identified needs, and ensuring compliance with the Joint Commission standards relating to risk management & patient safety.
Qualified applicants will possess a nursing or other healthcare degree. Strongly prefer graduate degree. Must possess a minimum of 5 years of experience in an acute care facility, with a clear working knowledge of general hospital operations. Must possess advanced knowledge of risk management principles and practices, and advanced knowledge of healthcare law. Prefer candidates with a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) and/or Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation.
Internal Number: 003
About Vista Health System
Vista Health System is a community healthcare provider; it includes Vista Medical East and the Vista Lindenhurst campus that includes Vista Ambulatory Care Center, Lindenhurst Surgery Center, LLC, for same-day outpatient surgery, freestanding Emergency Center and the Medical Office Building. Vista Health system also has several locations for imaging, patient therapy and physician offices throughout Lake County, Illinois.