Position Summary The Risk Management Coordinator is responsible for promoting safe patient care, mitigating malpractice and general liability exposure, and promoting regulatory compliance for the hospital. This occurs in a variety of ways including medical record review, staff interviews, application of regulatory standards, hospital policies, and risk management assessment. The Risk Management Coordinator works with staff to implement process improvements and reports to the Chief Medical Officer. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior communication and organization skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence. Duties of the Risk Management Coordinator may include but are not limited to the following: Reviews occurrence reports. Reports serious occurrences/findings to Risk Manager/designee. Investigates potential and actual SBUH medical & general liability claims. Conducts medical record reviews, interviews staff, and reviews related documentation such as policies and procedures. Provides guidance to hospital and medical staff to promote patient safety/quality improvement and to reduce liability and maintain regulatory compliance. Works with SUNY Counsel and the Attorney General's Office regarding cases in litigation against the hospital. Obtains information requested in the course of litigation discovery and to facilitate legal disposition. Confers with Counsel's Office for legal advice on hospital related matters, including but not limited to medical malpractice issues, health care laws, administrative matters, state and federal regulations. Identifies, investigates, and prepares reports for Department of Health reportable incidents and events. Staff Education and Committee presentation responsibilities. On call responsibilities from home. Qualifications Required: Minimal education is a registered nurse with a Bachelors degree. Minimal on the job experience is 3 years of recent hospital experience. Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Excellent critical thinking and communication stills. Preferred: N/A Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients' lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island's premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region's only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County's only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellen
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