The Risk Management Coordinator position is an opportunity for the experienced RN to apply clinical knowledge in a dynamic health care environment. The Risk Management Coordinator is responsible for promoting safe patient care, mitigating malpractice and general liability exposure, and promoting regulatory compliance in accordance with New York State and Federal regulations. This includes but is not limited to medical record reviews, staff interviews, Hospital policies and procedures and risk management assessment. The Risk Management Coordinator works with Staff and Faculty to implement process improvements and reports to the Chief Medical Officer. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior communication and organizational 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, analyzes occurrence reports and facilitates quality improvement. Reports serious occurrences & findings to the Risk Management Director or designee
Investigates potential and actual SBUH medical and general liability claims. Conducts review of medical records and related documentation, interviews, and composes case summary reports for purposes of litigation defense
Provides guidance to Hospital staff to promote patient safety, quality improvement to reduce liability and maintain regulatory compliance
Works with Legal Counsel and the Attorney General's Office regarding litigation against the hospital and hospital employees
Confers with Counsel's Office for legal advice on hospital related matters, including but not limited to medical malpractice, health care laws, administrative matters, state and federal regulations
Provides Risk Management consultation in accordance with hospital policies and procedures
Identifies, investigates, facilitates root cause analyses and prepares reports for Department of Health incidents
Staff Education and Committee presentations
On call responsibilities
Required Qualifications: V alid New York State Registered Nurse license. Bachelor's degree or higher. Five (5) or more years of broad hospital and supervisory experience. Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office software. Excellent writing, analytical/critical thinking, and communication skills. Possess a positive attitude. Detail oriented.
Preferred Qualifications: Hospital Risk Management knowledge and experience. Obstetric experience.
Special Notes: The Search Committee will begin the review of applications on 05/21/19.
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 Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation's first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
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About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.