Risk & Patient Safety Coordinator

CA-ON-Kitchener
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1085
Job Type
Full time
Program
Corporate Service
Career Level
Experienced

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

 

 

The Coordinator is responsible for:


• Providing support and leadership for risk management and patient safety processes throughout the organization
• Championing, marketing, managing and monitoring the corporate patient safety concerns reporting software (Risk Pro)
• Managing the legal claims administration process and related correspondence with hospital insurer, adjuster and legal counsel
• Developing, maintaining and leading the corporate Quality of Care Review process
• Providing advice and consultation to internal stakeholders in response to risk and patient safety related inquiries
• Coordinating risk management and patient safety corporate projects/initiatives such as the Risk Assessment Checklist (RAC) process and the Enterprise Risk                Management Assessment (ERMA)
• Development, implementation and review of policies and processes required to improve patient safety and reduce risk within the organization
• Participation on corporate committees and working groups from a risk management and patient safety perspective

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

 

• Undergraduate degree in Healthcare Management or a health related discipline
• Masters degree in Business or Health Services Administration or a health related discipline (preferred)
• Certification in healthcare risk management and/or patient safety (preferred)
• Previous experience in a health care setting preferably in risk management, patient safety and/or quality management
• Demonstrated problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
• Proven ability to coordinate multiple tasks and time demands
• Superior judgment, tact and diplomacy including proven meeting and group facilitation skills
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills including the ability to present information to large groups
• Demonstrated computer literacy and proficiency including all Microsoft applications
• Experience with data analysis measurement and techniques

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