Risk Manager, JHCP
Johns Hopkins Health System Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
The Risk Manager is responsible for assisting the Director Risk Management/Senior Counsel, Clinical Affairs to identify, track and trend, investigate significant clinical issues and in the investigation of adverse patient outcomes and other institutional risk issues.
- Investigating adverse patient events and facility related risk matters within established timeframe
- Coordinating and presenting an accurate and timely synopsis of clinical situation and potential impact
- Notifying and facilitating the Root Cause Analysis Teams to full completion of mission as directed
- Creating documentation for presentation to the assigned affiliate’s Sentinel Event/Adverse Event Group, , Risk Management Committee, and Boards of Trustees committees as assigned
- Participating in issue specific task forces as needed
- Identifying, tracking and trending significant clinical issues
- Participate in the development of tracking tools for risk management case reviews, risk management issue reviews, risk management indicators, and other topics as needed
- Assisting attorneys in addressing medical/legal issues presented via legal advice calls/requests
- Drafting materials for and participating in in-service education presentations as requested
- Representing affiliate(s) during interaction(s) with outside agencies such as Maryland/DC/Florida Department of Health and The Joint Commission
- Attending State regulatory meetings regarding patient safety and risk management
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a clinical discipline. Master’s Degree preferred
Required Work Experience:
A minimum of five (5) years of risk management, patient safety and/or quality improvement experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Requires a high level of clinical knowledge and regulatory standards
- Requires ability to identify Risk Management issues
- Requires ability to investigate and identify compliance issues with the standard of care
- Requires excellent verbal and interpersonal communications skills for interaction with medical and administrative personnel
- Requires ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
- Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
- Requires excellent of analytical skills to analyze and interpret reports and medical records
- Requires excellent technical and business writing skills
- Requires excellent computer experience with word processing and database management skills