Located 1 1/2 hours north of Seattle and a short distance south of the Canadian border, Bellingham is bordered by the Puget Sound waters of Bellingham Bay. The city is marked by dramatic hills and dotted by three lakes. Residents are, quite simply, inspired by magnificent scenery. Residents are also immersed in a culture of outdoor recreation that includes hiking, biking, running, climbing, camping, kayaking, sailing, golf and snow sports. The city boasts several local breweries, wineries, distilleries and pubs. Families enjoy uncrowded shorelines, parks, and other attractions. In short, Bellingham is a wonderland for outdoors-loving folks of literally every stage of life - and a great place to call home.
Looking for a change of scenery? We seek candidates with seven (7) or more years of risk management experience for the role of Director of Clinical Risk Management. In this role you will oversee and administer the risk management activities for assigned network inpatient and outpatient facilities. You will be Responsible for identifying, assessing, and recommending actions for actual and potential exposures to the organization with a goal of improved patient safety and protection of the organization’s assets. You will ensure adherence to government regulations and accrediting body standards and implements policies and procedures necessary to support risk structures and processes. You will facilitate the assigned network and health system leadership in the design, development, implementation, and monitoring of the risk management program, including effective systems which promote and support patient, caregiver and visitor safety, medical malpractice prevention and the health of the organization. You will develop formal and informal mechanisms for risk identification, such as incident reporting, staff referrals, rounding, clinical and non-clinical department meetings attendance, medical record reviews, review of patient complaints, data trending, and review of pertinent quality improvement information.
Candidates must have a Bachelors degree in Nursing and be licensed as an RN in the state of Washington (or have the ability to be licensed in these states). Candidates must have seven (7) or more years of clinical risk management experience that includes at least five (5) years of management experience. Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) certification is required within twelve (12) months of employment. Candidates must have advanced knowledge of state, federal, and accreditation requirements including but not limited to CMS Conditions of Participation for acute care and critical access hospitals. Must have general knowledge in other regulatory areas such as, OSHA, EMTALA, and HIPPA. Must be proficient with MS Office applications and databases. Must have excellent written/verbal communication skills.
The role offers competitive compensation, a robust benefits package, and a collaborative, mission-driven work environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join an organization that is guided by a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. The company has been recognized as one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, an award presented by the Healthiest Employers and Springbuk, a health-tracking software company based in Indianapolis. More than 1,000 top wellness programs across the country were evaluated for the award, which measures employee participation, health outcomes, leadership commitment, and more. The organization was just one of eleven in the state of Washington to be so recognized. For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says "Apply Now."