Legacy Health

Director, Risk Management and Patient Safety

Job Location System Office 1919 Building
Position Status Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID
21-19685
City
Portland
State/Province
OR
Department
Quality And Patient Safety
Avg Hours Per Week
40
FTE
1.00
Pay Range
Commensurate with Experience
FLSA Status
Exempt
Union
Non-union
Work Days
Mon-Fri, no weekends
Shift
Day
Shift Length
8
Shift Start Time
0800
Shift End Time
1700

Overview

***Hire On Bonus provided for this position***

With your expert knowledge of clinical risk management, healthcare standards of practice and general liability, you will help us to create the safest and most welcoming environment for those we treat.

 

Together, we will follow the Legacy mission of making life better for others. Your strong leadership skills, combined with your genuine concern for the well-being of others, help to fulfill the Legacy mission of making life better for others.

 

Legacy Health, the largest nonprofit, community-owned health system serving the Portland-Vancouver area and the mid-Willamette Valley, seeks to improve our community by helping people live healthier and better lives.

 

To support good health, Legacy provides a range of services not found in any other single system: multiple hospitals, a children’s hospital, primary and urgent care, and complete medical specialties. We partner with many groups to build a healthier community for all. Plus, we value diversity and innovation as we look for ways to improve health care and create a legacy of health for all.

 

Legacy Health has six hospitals with dedicated children’s care at Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, more than 70 primary care, specialty and urgent care clinics, nearly 3,000 doctors and providers, almost 14,000 employees, plus lab, research and hospice, and a partnership with PacificSource health plan.

Responsibilities

Directs Legacy Health’s clinical risk management program and contributes to the leadership of the organization’s patient safety and quality priorities.  Ensures alignment of the clinical risk management program with the mission, values and objectives of the department and organization. 

 

Provides direction for the following teams:

  • Clinical risk management
  • Claims management (professional and general liability)
  • Patient relations

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Business or healthcare field required. Advanced degree (e.g. Master’s in health care, business, or a related field, or Juris Doctor) strongly preferred.

 

Experience:

A minimum of seven years diverse and progressively responsible experience in healthcare risk management or a related field required, including three to five years’ supervisory experience.  Experience within multi-hospital system or integrated healthcare delivery system preferredExperience with using everyday technology tools (e.g. email, spreadsheets, word processing, voicemail, internet/intranet) to access, organize, and store job-related information.

 

Skills:

Possesses critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Ability to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

 

LEADING AT LEGACY 

Demonstrates the ability to act consistently with Legacy’s Values in Action, exemplifies our core organizational values, and exhibits the leadership competencies outlined in Leading at Legacy.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

Licensure

RN or other clinical license strongly preferred.  Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) preferred.

 

 

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