The Affiliate Risk Specialist II is accountable to the Affiliate Risk Officer and is responsible for specific aspects of the risk management program with an emphasis on loss prevention and reduction in the hospital setting.
Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the systems, programs and policies designed to reduce or eliminate loss exposure. Serve as a primary investigator in conducting investigations of clinical and non-clinical patient safety reports; investigate and provide follow-up to the departments as appropriate and identify those events which qualify as potentially compensable events. Maintain documentation in the appropriate tracking system of risk mitigation. Use critical thinking skills to identify basic risk issues and apply those concepts to a variety of situations. Work independently and collaboratively to provide a risk management approach to risk prevention. Perform additional projects as assigned. Interface with affiliate leadership, physicians, and the Healthcare Risk team.
Associates Healthcare or Business Administration related field
Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM)- Highly preferred
Clinical License- Highly preferred
Bachelors- Highly preferred
Travel on regular basis, must have reliable transportation
Sutter Maternity Surgery Center (SMSC), Mills-Peninsula Medical Center (MPHC) and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) are part of Sutter Health, a family of not-for-profit hospitals and physician organizations that share resources and expertise to advance health care quality. Our not-for-profit Sutter Health network delivers top-rated personalized care in more than 100 Northern California communit...ies. Because our doctors, hospitals and care teams partner together as one, we help drive local economies, providing employment opportunities with competitive pay and benefits to 52,000 people. Our hospitals are among the largest employers in many Northern California communities. Our doctor groups and hospitals consistently rank among California's highest performers. In fact, Truven Health Analytics, named Sutter Health among the nation’s top health systems in 2016.
Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center (SMSC) is unlike any other hospital you may know. It offers state-of-the-art maternity and medical/surgical services, combining patient-centered care and family convenience with the safety and security of a licensed and accredited acute-care hospital.
Mills-Peninsula Health Services is a not-for-profit health care organization with deep roots in San Mateo County. In 1985, Mills and Peninsula signed a merger agreement to form Mills-Peninsula Health Services. Peninsula Medical Center was replaced in 2011 with the state-of-the-art Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, which, together with Mills Health Center, provides compassionate, state-of-the-art care to patients in San Mateo County.
The Palo Alto Medical Foundation for Health Care, Research and Education (PAMF) is a not-for-profit health care organization dedicated to enhancing the health of people in our communities. Doctors from Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group in Burlingame and Santa Cruz together are dedicated to providing multispecialty care to patients in San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties, to provide its patients with a coordinated network of care that includes more than 50 different locations and access to hundreds of specialists, including rare specialties.