The Director, Clinical Risk Management, reporting directly to the Vice President, Litigation & Enterprise Risk Management, will manage the risk management program on a day-to-day basis and supervise the Clinical Risk Managers.
Essential Functions include:
Deliver risk mitigation advice and recommendations to all levels of clinical colleagues in response to adverse clinical outcomes and events resulting in visitor injury or in regard to clinical and hospital operations.
Ensure investigation of events involving actual or potential injury to patients or visitors.
Initiate appropriate referral of events to colleagues in Claims Management, Patient Safety and Quality Departments.
Attend hospital and practice committees to ensure awareness of potential events and to provide risk management guidance and recommendations.
Assist in the response to patient complaints regarding care.
Provide educational programs on health care risk management topics.
Ensure risk management review of Administrative Policies, Patient Care Policies and Practice Guidelines.
3 years clinical risk management experience and 7 years healthcare experience
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Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is home to nearly 20,000 colleagues who make up our talented, vibrant and diverse workforce.
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LVHN hospitals in the Lehigh Valley are the only hospitals in the region to have received Magnet® recognition five consecutive times since 2002. This prestigious recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center demonstrates our commitment to nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. LVHN is home to five clinical institutes. Each serve as a hub for innovation, collaboration and education. Our institutes include Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence, Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute and Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute. LVHN is also home to Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, which is the only children’s hospital in the region. This hospital gives our community access to more than 30 pediatric special...ties, Children’s ExpressCARE locations and a dedicated Children’s ER.
We’ve been consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the region and among the best in the state. We’re also Great Place to Work-Certified™, which means an overwhelming majority of our colleagues have a positive experience at LVHN.
These designations tell you that LVHN is a great place to work from hire to retire. If you are someone who aligns with LVHN’s core values – Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence – you will have a rewarding and successful career here.