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PRIMARY PURPOSE The Patient Safety/Risk Manager facilitates and conducts the activities associated with the patient safety and clinical risk management program. These key functions include but are not limited to health care risk management and patient safety foundational elements such as safety post review and investigation, investigation in depth, and investigation of case that may require root cause or apparent cause analyses as well as facilitation of root cause and apparent cause analyses and FMEAs. Facilitates projects identified through safety posts, common causes, industry trends or other means and acts as an active participant in department meetings and develops strong relationships with key leaders (nursing, physician and operational) throughout the health system.
MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, or a clinically related field of study from an accredited college or university.
Preferred Education: -Master's Degree in Nursing, Risk Management, or a related field of study from an accredited college or university.
2 plus years of risk management and/or patient safety experience in an acute care facility.
3 plus years of clinical experience in an acute care setting.
Current licensure is required in applicable field of study. Licensure must be maintained throughout employment.
RNs; Must have current RN license or valid temporary permit with the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
Certification through a National Accreditation Board in Health Care Risk Management (CPHRM) or Patient Safety (CPPS) or must be obtained within 18 months from Date of Hire through the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) or other accrediting body.
Skills or Special Abilities:
Demonstrate ability to apply critical thinking and investigative skills in stressful environments.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be organized, detailed oriented and self - motivated.
Must be able to work effectively as an individual or in an interdisciplinary team setting.
Must be able to handle stressful environments and apply de-escalation techniques when needed.
Must have computer skills that include Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook and Access. Ability to perform administrative tasks as needed or assigned.
Must have ability to create and maintain organized, confidential and professionally documented with investigative files consistent with department processes.
Must have high degree of flexibility and be able to adapt to fast paced, high pressure environment.
Must be able to apply professional judgment as needed to prioritize work to achieve a consistent professional written work product and optimal productivity.
Must be able to establish effective, respectful and collegial working relationships with all internal and external customers including but not limited to patients, physicians, employees, students, volunteers and vendors.
Excellence in professional etiquette, behavioral standards, dress code, attendance policy and code of conduct will be demonstrated at all times.
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