Director of Patient Safety/Risk

Location: Miami, FL
Great opportunity for a Director of Patient Safety/Risk in Miami area of Florida.

Responsibilities of the Director of Patient Safety/Risk:
  • Candidate must have clinical/RN background we are looking for in this role
  • Advance Patient Safety through Systems Thinking and Design
  • Chair of the Patient Safety Committee
  • Identify and Mitigate Patient Safety Risk
  • Oversee Regulatory Compliance from a Risk Management perspective
  • Facilitator of the Bio Ethics Committee and the Patient Grievance Committee
  • Work closely with senior leadership, corporate and defense counsel, department directors and corporate associates, patients, visitors and medical and allied health staff for consultation on Risk Management issues/concerns
  • Oversee all aspects of risk identification and management for the organization’s loss control program
  • Ensure that risks are minimized by investigating and acting on all regulatory survey reports/recommendations
  • Represent Risk Management at Medical and Surgical Peer Review, Quality Council, and other departmental meetings
  • Provide comprehensive risk management education and orientation program
  • Increase Patient Safety Awareness and Practice among Clinicians and Staff
  • Collaborate with VP of Quality in annual proactive risk assessment
  • Investigate and respond to all patient/family grievances and complaints
  • Conduct root cause analyses in response to unexpected occurrences which caused or may cause serious physical injury
  • Track and analyze data for trending and develop appropriate action plans and risk modification strategies in conjunction with the VP of Quality
  • Analyze hospital acquired conditions, validation of compliance with bundles and determination of corrective action plans as necessary
Requirements of the Director of Patient Safety/Risk:
  • Certification in Patient Safety (CPPS) required; If not already CPPS, must obtain certification within first year of hire.
  • CPHRM required; If not already CPHRM, must obtain certification within first year of hire.
  • Florida Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager (LHRM)
  • Other licenses/certifications required by State
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare related field required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in Patient Safety, Risk in an acute hospital environment
  • 3+ years bedside nursing experience in acute care setting strongly preferred
  • Previous management experience preferred
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