Company: Baptist Health Care
Posted on: November 19, 2022
The Risk Manager is responsible for assisting with the
implementation and sustainment of patient safety culture and
improvement initiatives throughout Baptist Health Care Corporation.
The Risk Manager conducts risk assessments, root cause analyses,
common cause analyses, and failure modes and effects analyses to
help improve the delivery of safe quality healthcare. The Risk
Manager is responsible for identifying potential medical
malpractice claims and collaborating with the claims department in
the handling of claims. Also identifies and refers safety events
appropriate for nursing and/or physician peer review. Responds to
AHCA and DOH inquiries in conjunction with the legal department.
Under the oversight of the Risk Program Manager, identifies, plans,
and executes activities to promote risk and quality initiatives
that ensure safety, risk mitigation, and performance improvement
initiatives, and compliance with regulatory standards, and policies
and procedures. Educates workforce members in high reliability,
patient safety and healthcare risk management concepts. Shares
significant safety pattern concerns with the Clinical Excellence
department related to opportunities identified through patient
record reviews and aggregate reports.
The person in this position works under general supervision, is
responsible for various shifts (primarily 8-5 M-F), may be subject
to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, serves after
hours to man the risk hotline (one week a month), and may also be
required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after
severe weather and/or disasters.
- Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare and/or Legal field; Master's
- Three years clinical experience and/or risk, patient safety, or
legal experience. One year of healthcare leadership experience
preferred. Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management
within 3 years of hire.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Evidence of good written, verbal, problem solving and
- Professional appearance and demeanor
- Ability to guide others in decision making process
- Excellent customer service recovery skills
- Good conflict resolution skills
- Sound clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and ability
to communicate effectively with patients, families, staff, leaders,
Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system
committed to improving the quality of life for people and
communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The
organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews
Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive
primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000
team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest
non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
Keywords: Baptist Health Care, Pensacola , Risk Manager, Executive , Pensacola, Florida
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