The Clinical Risk Manager (CRM) directs, develops and coordinates the clinical risk management activities for the hospital. In doing so, the CRM will integrate information obtained from the reporting of adverse events, near misses, RCAs and issues related to clinical risk. With this information, the CRM will analyze findings and will work collaboratively with Patient Safety and hospital leaders/managers to develop responsive programs that will enhance an organization culture that supports patient safety and reduces risk exposure. The Clinical Risk Manager is the Patient Safety Officer.
Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing. BSN Required. Master level education preferred.
Must possess excellent communication, organizational and human relation skills. Must have flexibility in dealing with changing job demands.
Works effectively in multi-disciplinary teams, leading and facilitating teams to move the organization to new areas of excellence.
Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality of information. Proven ability to function independently. Must have strong organizational, analytical and computer technology skills.
Minimum of 5 years' experience in Healthcare Risk Management or Patient Care Management required.
Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in fundamentals of quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.