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Texas Health Resources Risk Manager / Risk Management in Bedford, Texas

Risk Manager / Risk Management

Work location: Texas Health HEB 1600 Hospital Parkway, Bedford, TX

Work hours: Full Time, 40 hours weekly, Days, Exempt

You Belong Here

  • 2022 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (8th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Risk Management Highlights:

  • The Registered Nurse Risk Manager will have the wonderful opportunity to direct the hospital risk management program, including all regulatory compliance activities.

  • Serves as risk management representative for committees within the Continuous Quality/Patient Safety and Risk Management programs.

  • Serving as a resource and subject matter expert to all employees, the RN Risk Manager Nurse will provide education and training in regard to all aspects of risk management, survey readiness, patient safety and healthcare compliance.

Here’s What You Need

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related healthcare field is required.

  • Three (3) years of clinical experience is required.

  • Three (3) years of risk management, quality management, legal or patient safety is preferred.

  • Registered Nurse (TX RN) is required upon hire. (Or other appropriate clinical licensure, for example RRT.)

  • CPHRM - Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management is preferred upon hire.

  • Healthcare Risk Manager experience is highly preferred.

Skills: Analytical, creative thinking, proactive, presentation skills, ability to communicate with stakeholders, document and report on risk and adverse circumstances

A healthcare risk manager will need:

  • ongoing and in-service training, annual review and competency validation, and event-specific training

  • promote patient satisfaction and reduce the likelihood of litigation

  • ability to document and respond to patient and family complaints

  • demonstrate ability toreduce liability claims, sentinel events, near misses, and the overall cost of the organization’s risk

  • ability to report on quantifiable and actionable data

  • promote open and spontaneous dialogue about risk and with whom

  • detail reporting requirements to departments and C-Suite personnel

  • promote a safe, just culture

  • emergency preparedness

  • documenting, classifying, and tracking possible risks and adverse events, and protocols for mandatory reporting

  • responding to reported risks and events including acute response, follow-up, reporting, and repeat failure prevention

What You Will Do

  • Utilizes the reliability learning tool (including actual events, near misses, and general safety concerns) and recognizes and addresses patient safety/risk exposures affecting the quality of care and outcomes.

  • Utilizes statistical and other methods to aggregate, analyze and prepare data reports for presentation.

  • Facilitates the Risk Management Program including identification, analysis, planning and implementation focusing on events which resulted or could have resulted in adverse risk or a compromise to patient or environmental safety.

Additional perks of Texas Health

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness as well as several other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.