In collaboration with the Healthcare Risk Director, lead the affiliate risk and risk mitigation operational functions, including Risk Management, Program Development, Claims Management, Risk Mitigation, Risk Assessment and Guidance, and Educational in assigned affiliate (s). As a member of the Healthcare Risk team and the Office of the General Counsel , the Risk Officer collaborates with the affiliate leadership to improve the patient experience and patient safety by identifying and controlling risks, reducing and eliminating the possibility of losses associated with healthcare delivery and related core business activities. Collaborate with affiliate and system leadership in developing and executing pro-active patient safety focused risk management, risk mitigation, and loss prevention programs. Develop a collaborative relationship with other members of the OGC and Compliance in order to ensure risk, legal and regulatory concerns are addressed properly. The Risk Officer reports jointly to the Healthcare Risk Director-Valley and the Chief Executive Officer of Kahi Mohala.
Has significant responsibility for working with the organization to pursue operational improvements and efficiencies; supporting the development and implementation of clinical assessment/process improvement and redesign.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, HealthCare Administration, Risk Management, Nursing or related field is required.
Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
Master's Degree in Nursing, Management or Leadership field of study.
Licensure and Certification:
Certified Professional in HealthCare Risk Management CPHRM-Required
Certified Professional in Healthcare quality-Preferred
Certified Profession in Patient Safety (CPPS) -Preferred
Registered Nurse-Hawaii State Licensure-Preferred
Significant healthcare risk management experience required, as typically acquired during 3 years in a similar role.
Proven experience in a healthcare role with an emphasis on the implementation of a risk management program in a patient care environment.
Demonstrated experience adopting and implementing healthcare quality review/improvement and accreditation process.
Demonstrated capability of proficiency in managing key, sensitive working relationships with people from diverse groups of business backgrounds, in a rapidly changing environment.
Proven experience leading teams and system initiatives.
Significant experience conducting system analyses to identify and improve patterns/behaviors that do not meet risk management best practice and could result in increased liability exposure.
Internal Number: HRQO-12
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