In cooperation and coordination with the WRMC Director of Risk Management, is responsible for identification, risk evaluation and coordination of corrective action implementation related to risk issues. Provides and/or coordinates intervention and education related to risk management issues to promote safe work practices and quality care and services; in an environment that is beneficial to the safety, health and well-being of all patients, visitors and hospital staff. Coordinates risk programs with hospital departments, administration. Responsible for establishing and monitoring methods to avoid, eliminate and/or reduce risk situations associated with the provision of patient care and services. Responsible for local claims management activities to include coordination with corporate claims and legal departments as well as any local attorneys retained to manage hospital medical malpractice activities. These activities include staff identification for attorney interviews, deposition preparation, and deposition attendance as appropriate. Responsible for assisting with the facility wide patient complaint/grievance process. Duties as assigned.
Two to five years’ experience in all phases of risk management
Current risk management license in the state of Florida
Florida health care license in nursing or other related specialty clinical field preferred, completion from an approved Florida Department of Insurance Risk Management course
Health care professional with experience in acute risk management
Minimum of three years managerial experience
Bachelor’s degree preferred or in progress, and Quality Management training preferred
Internal Number: 32627
About Wellington Regional Medical Center
At Wellington Regional Medical Center, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at Wellington Regional Medical Center as we are committed to providing high quality acute care services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.