Serve as an expert resource regarding clinical healthcare legal issues, interpretation of state and federal statutes and regulation and potential legal and safety risks and ramifications of healthcare decisions and actions
Collaborate with the Patient Safety department in the identification and investigation of patient adverse events
Coordinate the Patient Safety CARe process: including investigation of patient safety adverse events, preparing providers to do disclosure of investigation results to patients and families and collaborating with our Captive Insurer to work toward resolution
Collaboration with providers to promote patient safety
Prepare and submit mandated reports to state and federal agencies and, when applicable, coordinate with external agency investigations.
Develop and present educational programs to medical, professional and technical staff on issues of professional liability and clinical and enterprise risk awareness and mitigation
Develop policies to insure compliance with state and federal healthcare laws and regulations
Work with retained counsel on matters of investigation, discovery and trial preparation of lawsuits.
Serve on committees throughout the Baystate Health organization to promote the health of our communities with quality and compassion
BS or BA in a health-related field or equivalent experience required, Masters or a JD degree is preferred but not mandatory.
Previous healthcare risk management or professional liability experience preferred.
Nursing experience preferred, however related healthcare experience will be considered.
Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Professional Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) certifications preferred but also not mandatory
Baystate Health’s risk managers are an integral member of the healthcare team. As the Risk Manager, you will be responsible for identifying potential losses to the organization, both clinical and enterprise; developing and maintaining appropriate loss prevention policy and strategy
YOU BELONG AT BAYSTATE. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.
For more information and to apply please visit us online at: Baystatehealthjobs.com and use job ID# R1266 or email Donna.Novak@baystatehealth.org. You can also interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers.
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: R1266
About Baystate Health
Baystate Health is a nationally ranked, award-winning, multi-institutional healthcare system located in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley of Western Massachusetts. Baystate Health was recently recognized as a Thompson Reuters Top 15 Health System for outstanding clinical performance and quality outcomes and Baystate Medical Center was recently recognized as the #5 overall “Major Teaching Hospital” in Thompson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for their overall organizational performance in patient care, operational efficiency and financial stability. Baystate Medical Center is a Leapfrog, Top Hospital and a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence. Our hospitals and practices are just steps from the ivy-covered buildings of prestigious colleges and universities, and we enjoy easy access to Boston, New York City, the snow covered slopes of Vermont, and the beaches of the Cape and Islands. Finding your niche is easy — it starts with Baystate Health.