OSF HealthCare is a faith-based, 11 hospital health care system serving Illinois and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Since 1877, OSF has kept our Mission strong – to serve people with the greatest care and love.
With over 150 primary care and specialist offices and neuroscience, pediatric, cardiovascular and home care services, OSF patients have access to a variety of medical services.
As health care continues to change, OSF remains at the forefront of innovation and technology while always providing compassionate care to every patient, every day.
About Northern Region Risk Manager
The Northern Illinois Region Risk Manager is responsible for the risk management initiatives and activities designed to
Identify, evaluate, and mitigate professional and general liability risk
Formulate and implement risk reduction strategies in order to minimize financial loss to the organization
Integrate risk management into the day-to-day clinical operations at the hospital, hospital outpatient department, and OSF Multi-Specialty Group - with respect to patient care, procedures, medication management, specimen labeling and tracking, informed consent, documentation, effective physician practice communication, policy education and other matters.
The risk manger proactively identifies risk and promotes effective risk controls. Actively participates in strategic, clinical and operational initiatives, and provides risk management insight with respect to design, structure and process.
Serves as a member of the hospital, hospital outpatient departments, and OSF Multi-Specialty Groups leadership teams in the region. Collaborates closely and effectively with each operational units and their leadership. Maintains a process for reporting to each operational unit leader and to Risk Management leadership all relevant risk management issues and findings, including significant events, claims, and trends.