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Risk Manager RN - Risk Manager

Company: Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Risk Manager RNRisk Manager (RN)

Great opportunity - use your clinical knowledge in an administrative role!

* Work location: Texas Health Ft. Worth, 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, Ft. Worth, TX 76104
* Work environment: Risk Management, Administrative offices
* Work hours: Full-time, Exempt position, Monday-Friday, mainly 8AM-5PM, with some possible evening meetings


* An 815-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930.
* Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine.

Here's What You Need

* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or related healthcare field Required (for example, Healthcare Administration)
* Other appropriate clinical licensure for discipline Upon Hire Required - (Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing upon hire)
* 3 Years clinical experience Required (acute care hospital experience - prefer Critical Care or Med/Surg RN background)
* 3 Years risk management, quality management, legal or patient safety Preferred
* CPHRM - Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management Upon Hire Preferred
* Other appropriate clinical licensure for discipline Upon Hire

(National certification RN-C, Lean Six Sigma as examples)

* Ability to analyze, interpret and manage information.
* Interpersonal skills, communication with various professional and regulatory customers.
* Must be self-directed, independent and goal oriented.
* Knowledge about data collection and reporting required. (Will use MS Office, Excel, Sharepoint, EPIC, RLT's)
* Knowledge of CMS standards, JCAHO standards, THR - RLT (reliability learning tools), and RCA (root cause analysis)
* Utilize investigative skills - investigations, follow trends and process improvement

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.
* Makes medical staff quality review referrals as appropriate.
* 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.
* Actively engages in the Patient Safety Program developing effective medical error reduction strategies and tools.
* Works in collaboration with hospital departments and committees to implement identified needs for improvement.
* Serves as risk management representative for committees within the Continuous Quality/Patient Safety and Risk Management programs.
* Participates in THR claims management process by investigating and identifying events that may lead to potentially compensable events, claims, or lawsuits.
* Provides THR Litigation with information necessary to make claims determination and assess liability. Assists outside attorneys in defense of lawsuits against the hospital.
* Coordinates and facilitates activities of the Risk Management Committee. Responsible for identification and analysis of possible cases, summary preparation and presentation at committee.
* Serves as liaison between medical staff leaders and risk management department.

Responsible for facilitating closure, when possible, to patient/visitor/family/physician complaints of a clinical nature (or other) as appropriate.
* Skillful in negotiations to achieve desired results by conflict resolution as necessary.
* Provides advice and mentoring to hospital directors and staff in effective patient safety and risk management activities including reliability learning management, plans of action, policy and procedure development, regulatory compliance, risk management reporting, and patient safety standards.
* Conducts and coordinates risk audits/surveys on a routine basis. Provides risk management/patient safety education to new employees and others as required.
* Review unusual or sentinel events identified by risk identification system. Collect documents and provide summaries on risk management cases which include lawsuits, potential compensable events, claims and investigations.
* Conducts Root Cause Analysis/Failure Mode Analysis in order to provide opportunities for improvement and meet regulatory requirements.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Risk Manager

* Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flexible spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan repayment program, as well as several other benefits.
* 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


Keywords: Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Fort Worth , Risk Manager RN - Risk Manager, Executive , Fort Worth, Texas

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