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Weiss Memorial Hospital

Chicago, Illinois

Advance the health of our community

and your career with Weiss Memorial Hospital.

Serving the north side of Chicago, Weiss Memorial Hospital is a vital community resource that has earned national respect. We support our neighbors with a commitment to excellent care, and our family of professionals with unique career opportunities. Join our growing organization and see the difference Information technology will make in your career.

RISK DIRECTOR, QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Reporting to the Market Chief Medical agent, the professional we select for this vital function will be responsible for activities connected with patient safety, loss avoidance, and risk identification. These include occurrence reporting, data review and reporting, associate/medical staff education and recommendations to management regarding ways to realize optimal patient results.

Responsibilities include:

Demonstrating our customer service values, which are key in providing quality service.
» Encouraging the reporting of occurrences via incident reports, and analyzing related information for potential legal issues, trends, opportunities for improvement, and education.
» Providing regular reports to the director of quality and appropriate committees/departments.
» Consistently rounding and providing consultation/direction and education to all departments, associates, and medical staff regarding risk management and loss avoidance strategies to medical, nursing and ancillary staff, including orientation.
» Assisting in the claims identification/management process by initiating and reporting investigation of potentially compensable events.
» Managing the discovery process for litigated cases in conjunction with counsel.
» Working closely with the quality director and other department principals in resolving patient-related and environmental concerns.
» Making recommendations for practices, processes, and systems that enhance patient safety, reduce preventable error and injury, promote improved clinical results, and protect hospital resources.
» Participating in the hospital policy-review process by drafting policies and providing recommendations.
» Participating in hospital committees and providing a risk-management perspective in the development of patient-centered loss-avoidance activities.

Required Credentials

» Related professional practice in a medical setting.
» broad expertise of best practices, including patient safety strategies, best use of resources and customer initiatives.
» Excellent coaching/mentoring/teaching abilities.
» Conflict-resolution, negotiation, written/verbal communication, and organizational expertise.
» capability to establish and maintain strong working relationships all over the organizational structure.
» capability to effectively analyze problems and resolve them in a manner supportive of organizational policies.
» A high degree of motivation and capability to deal with others fairly and effectively.
» Strong quality service orientation.

Preferred Credentials
» Current Illinois licensure as an RN or LPN.
» Risk management practice.


We offer a competitive income and benefits package as well as an enriching work

environment. Interested candidates may apply online at: www.weisshospital.com

or email resume to: E-Mail: mjames@weisshospital.com

EOE M/F/D/V

• Location: Chicago

• Post ID: 68623083 chicago
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