Abrazo Central Campus (located at 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix), a 221-bed acute care facility and teaching hospital, has been providing quality care to patients in the Phoenix community for more than 50 years. Abrazo Central Campus has received many notable awards and accolades from national organizations including Gold Plus and Target Stroke; Honor Roll Awards from the American Heart and American Stroke Association; Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics; Chest Pain Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; and the Donor Network Award for â��Outstanding Operating Room,â�� among others. Abrazo Central Campus is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care, neuroscience services including NICO BrainPath technology, orthopedics, womenâ��s health, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliated physicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.
Under the direction of leadership, implements Risk Management Program practices to avoid or reduce loss to the organization. Collaborates with the other departments to develop and assure implementation of patient safety and high reliability initiatives.
Performs investigations of incidents and claims.
Reviews medical records and other appropriate documents.
Interviews persons involved as necessary including physicians, hospital personnel, patients and other appropriate witnesses.
Assist with or conducts FMEA investigations. Analyzes investigative results for the purposes of establishing a preliminary assessment of potential liablility.
Maintains accurate and detailed records and files involving incidents and investigations.
Acts as a resource for department and all staff in addressing risk management issues.
Enforces policies, procedures and standards of operation.
Assists in the development, coordination and monitoring of the activities of the Risk Management Program which encompasses all areas of potential liability exposure to the hospital.
Investigates and evaluates potential liability occurrences and claims.
Maintains open communication with Quality Management team regarding quality of patient care and safety issues.
Assists Quality Management team with regulatory and accreditation compliance.
Anticipates the needs of customers and works to proactively to improve services, customer satisfaction and patient safety within the organization.
Resource to Hospital and Medical Staff.
Liaison between Hospital Management, Staff, Corporate Legal Counsel and Defense Counsel. Proactively facilitates educational programs for all levels of staff on pertinent risk reduction. Communicates potential risk issues to Corporate Delegated Risk Management Consultant and Hospital
Must possess good critical thinking skills, the ability to prioritize tasks and projects on a daily basis and negotiate stressful situations.
Must be able to negotiate effectively remain objective and maintain confidentiality.
Position is responsible for meeting applicable regulatory standards and assisting Quality department in strategic planning.
Minimum Requirements: Relevant degree or RN Clinical experience as an RN, Patient Care Tech, Therapist or other allied health professional
Preferred Requirements: Undergraduate degree in healthcare related field Strongly prefer two years experience in Risk Management in an acute care setting. Clinical background and familiar with medical and legal terminology.
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Central Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105002182
About Abrazo Central Campus
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.