The Department of Developmental Services is dedicated to creating in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, and individuals who have sustained a brain injury to participate fully and meaningfully in and contribute to their communities as valued members. If you are a motivated and experienced individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of other please consider applying for the position of ABI/MFP Risk Manager.
DDS Metro Region is seeking a professional, enthusiastic individual to work as a Risk Manager in the Acquired Brain Injury/Moving Forward Plan (ABI/MFP) team.
The ABI/MFP Risk Manager is a member of the regional ABI/MFP team working under the direction of the Regional Community Systems Director to ensure that all ABI/MFP risk management systems are in compliance with related policies and procedures established by DDS.
The Risk Manager oversees the HCSIS and trigger reporting systems for the ABI/MFP team.
The Risk Manager monitors investigations conducted by DDS and DPPC staff and conducts administrative reviews as necessary. The Risk Manager is a resource to the ABI/MFP team on clinical and risk issues with a focus on ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals served by the team.
The Risk Manager will establish risk management protocols, serve as liaison to the Director of Risk Management, organize and conduct Risk and Citizen Review Team meetings, monitor monthly Trigger reports, and conduct Administrative Reviews as necessary. The Risk Manager will interface with provider staff as necessary to ensure issues of risk are identified and addressed.
Knowledge of the population served by the ABI/MFP team.
Excellent leadership and organizational skills.
Ability to analyze and determine the applicability of data, draw conclusions, and make appropriate recommendations.
Ability to prepare reports.
Ability to provide technical assistance to consumers, providers, family members, citizens, and agency personnel specific to risk management.
Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information and data.
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others.
Ability to perform word processing and data entry tasks.
Ability to initiate projects.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to maintain a calm manner in stressful situations.
Willingness to travel independently for job-related purposes.
Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral expression.
This is a Civil Service position. If there is no Civil Service list for this title, employees appointed must take and pass the next Civil Service examination when administered.
Schedule: 1st shift
Days Off: Saturday and Sunday off
Interested applicants should be flexible in schedule as there may be occasional nights and weekend meetings with individuals, guardians, families and other agencies. Driving will be part of this assignment.
A criminal background check (CORI) will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. In addition, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2014, An Act Requiring National Background Checks, requires the Department of Developmental Services to conduct fingerprint-based check of the state and national criminal history databases on the recommended candidate. For more information, please visit:
Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.
For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Human Resources at 781 788-5211.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in investigatory or law enforcement work, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
An Bachelor's or higher degree may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required experience.*
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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