Patient Safety Officer/Risk Manager
This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement based on medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws
Under the general supervision of the Chief Quality Officer, the risk manager is responsible for the facility’s risk management activities, which includes but may not be limited to a general knowledge of facility insurance programs; managing claims against the facility; interfacing with defense legal counsel; administering the risk management program on a day-to-day basis; managing and analyzing risk management data; and conducting risk management educational programs; complying with risk management accreditation and regulatory agency standards with the objective of enhancing patient safety, quality care, and minimizing loss to protect the assets of the facility. This individual participates in formulating policy and/or organizational changes with approval from higher authority.
Current licensure in Texas as Registered Nurse OR graduate degree in Health Care Administration OR equivalent experience required.
Experience in health care delivery systems with 1 – 3 years in Risk Management preferred.
Steward Health Care complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. Steward Health Care does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.