Collaborates with organizational leadership and safety partners to proactively identify clinical risks and implement mitigation efforts to eliminate harm in healthcare. Responsible for proactive system and site-specific clinical risk assessments, reviewing and revising system policies and procedures, and providing direction and support with medico-legal and clinical risk inquiries. Monitors reporting and data trending of patient safety related events and near miss events. Facilitates and leads system education and functions as a resource for clinical risk and patient disclosure needs. Supports the Patient Safety and Clinical Risk team in adopting and embracing a culture of high reliability and safety as our focus in everything we do for our people and our patients.
Implements and monitors a Patient Safety Program that promotes a culture of safety and the prevention of avoidable harm. Provides expertise and support to identify, monitor, analyze, trend and mitigate potential risks to the organization. This department is responsible for all lines of business in all service locations.
Current unencumbered Oregon RN Licensure, or Bachelor`s degree in a healthcare or business related field with acute care risk management training or experience required.
Five (5) years recent experience in an acute care setting and/or in a position of similar responsibility and complexity required.
One (1) of the following required:
CPHRM within six (6) months of meeting the eligibility requirements for certification.
CPHQ and two (2) years acute care risk management experience.
Five (5) years acute care risk management experience.
Recent experience in healthcare quality or risk management preferred.
Recent leadership experience in a clinical setting preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Pay based on relevant work experience.
Internal Number: 50643
About Samaritan Health Services
Formed in the late 1990s, Samaritan Health Services is a non-profit network of hospitals, physician clinics and health services caring for more than 250,000 residents of the mid-Willamette Valley and central Oregon Coast.Oregon’s beautiful mid-Willamette Valley consists of all things that are associated with an excellent quality of life. It’s close to the Portland metropolitan area, world-class skiing, wine country and the spectacular Oregon Coast. Mountain biking, river rafting and golf are just a few of the many outdoor activities that make this community special.