An opportunity exists for the experienced RN, NP or PA 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 and faculty 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, writing and organizational skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of the Risk Management Coordinator may include the following but are not limited to:
Reviews and 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 a comprehensive 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 and 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
Involvement with creation, review and revision of Hospital Policies & Procedures
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
Provides Staff Education and Committee presentations
On call responsibilities
Qualifications Required Qualifications:
Valid New York State Registered Nurse license or Physician Assistant license.
Bachelor's degree or higher.
Five (5) or more years of broad hospital and leadership experience.
Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office software.
Excellent writing, analytical/critical thinking, communication skills.
Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
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 maybe 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.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
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*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.
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