Director of Risk Management

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  • Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Commonwealth Health - A commitment to caring can be found in the hearts and minds of the physicians, nurses and, many other employees who support patient care at Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and clinics. Our organization is built on great people. In turn, we provide these skilled and dedicated caregivers with career opportunities, professional development and, a work environment that creates superior job satisfaction. Opportunities stretch across our hospital, physician network and, emergency medical services in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Join a team that has been committed to caring for the local community for 150 years.

Develops and administers risk management programs. Creates and modifies policies to comply with safety legislation, JCAHO, HIPAA, and industry practices. Coordinates and develops hospital-wide programs for quality patient care and risk-free services. Acts as the liaison to attorneys, insurance companies, and individuals. Investigates any incidences that may result in an asset loss. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. 

Required Education, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in healthcare, healthcare administration or related field preferred. . RN license preferred. 
  • 7 years minimum of relevant experience in a healthcare facility
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Business acumen and decorum
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Microsoft Office proficiency




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