The Risk Manager reports to the Patient Safety/Risk Director. Under minimal supervision of the Director, the Risk Manager leads efforts to mitigate organizational risks by implementing risk management and patient safety strategies. This position coordinates the operations of and supervises the Risk Coordinators in the Department of Risk Management and Patient Safety. This role supervises and participates in analysis of PSI events, including root cause analysis and evaluation of trend data.
Master's degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing and five years of critical care and/or general medical surgical nursing experience required. Licensed as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing or a compact state. Computer/internet skills and familiarity with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) essential. Experience in healthcare risk management essential, supervisory experience preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Based on years of experience.
Internal Number: A517235
Founded in 1824, The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) continues the tradition of excellence in education, research and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 700 residents in six colleges and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the state’s only academic health science center and largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.4 billion, with an annual economic impact of nearly $4 billion and annual research funding in excess of $250 million. MUSC operates a 700-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized children's hospital, the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center, a Level I trauma center, Institute of Psychiatry, more than 100 outreach locations across the state, and South Carolina’s only transplant center.