This position is located at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
On-call rotation with other Risk Managers
Position Summary: The senior risk manager is responsible for the facility’s risk management activities, which include, but may not be limited to, managing claims against the facility, interfacing with defense legal counsel, administering the risk management program on a day-to-day basis, managing and analyzing risk management data, conducting risk management educational programs, complying with risk management related standards by The Joint Commission and other accrediting or regulatory agencies, all with the objective of maintaining patient safety, enhancing quality care, and minimizing loss to protect the assets of the facility. This individual participates in formulating policy and/or organizational changes. The senior risk manager performs these functions reporting to the corporate director of risk management directly and to a facility vice-president indirectly.
Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority. Bachelor's degree Preferred.
Minimum Experience: An equivalent combination of education and experience as evidenced by the possession of a RN, Bachelor’s degree in nursing, business administration, health administration, public health, education, or directly related field and four (4) years experience providing direct patient care in a clinical health care environment and two (2) years experience in management; risk management; or similarly responsible position may be accepted in lieu of the above indicated education and experience requirements.
Licensure Requirement: Current Tennessee RN license
Internal Number: 3071503
About Covenant Health of East Tennessee
Covenant Health is a comprehensive, community-owned health system dedicated to improving the health of the people it serves. Established in 1996 by the consolidation of Fort Sanders Health System, Knoxville, Tennessee, and MMC HealthCare System in Oak Ridge, Covenant Health is governed by a voluntary board of directors made up of community leaders and medical professionals.Covenant Health includes nine acute care hospitals in East Tennessee: Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, Fort Loudoun Medical Center in Lenoir City, LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville, Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System in Morristown, Roane Medical Center in Harriman, Claiborne Medical Center in Tazewell and Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. It also includes Peninsula Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in East Tennessee’s Blount County.Member organizations also include the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, Thompson Cancer Survival Center, Peninsula (a division of Parkwest Medical Center), Fortress Corporation, Fort Sanders West Diagnostic Center, Nanny’s, Fort Sanders Health and Fitness Center, Covenant Medical Group, ... and Covenant HomeCare and Hospice. Covenant Health also operates the Fort Sanders Nursing Department, a baccalaureate nursing education program at Tennessee Wesleyan College, in Athens, Tennessee.