The RN Risk - Legal Coordinator, in cooperation and coordination with the ARMC Director of Risk Management, is responsible for identification, risk evaluation and coordination of corrective action implementation related to risk issues. Assists the Director of Risk Management in 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. 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. Assists the Director of Risk Management in coordinating risk programs with hospital departments, administration. Assists the Director of Risk Management in reporting real and potential risk situations to the Corporate Risk Manager & Claims Manager, Governing Body, medical staff, administration, hospital departments and committees, as appropriate. Responsible for establishing and monitoring methods to avoid, eliminate and/or reduce risk situations associated with the provision of patient care and services, and any other assigned duties as deemed necesary.
5 years clinical hospital experience as an RN. Experience with healthcare claims management and litigation procedures preferred. Knowledge of the operations of the healthcare industry and delivery system. Knowledge of local, state and federal legislation. Current South Carolina or qualifying compact state nursing license. CPHRM preferred. Ability to organize and manage; Knowledge of principles and practices of risk management. Basic computer knowledge. Strong written and verbal skills.
Internal Number: 1612
About Aiken Regional Medical Centers
One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefe...r for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 273-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.