Risk Manager

Ascension (System Office) Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 days ago

We Are Hiring:

Do you have experience with patient safety, investigations, training and education and/or managing clinical risk?

Ascension St. Vincent in Birmingham, AL is seeking a highly organized, detail oriented, critical thinking Risk Manager who is dedicated to transforming healthcare! Become a part of our family.

Check out this exciting opportunity!

What You Will Do:

As a Risk Manager, you will have the opportunity to develop, implement and manage risk management activities.

  • Manage event and claim investigations, management and litigation across all coverage lines.

  • Serve on the appropriate hospital/ministry event reporting core team and Serious Event Review team(s).

  • Evaluate risk management functions and process through the use of data capture, follow up and trend analysis and present findings to appropriate committees; collect, evaluate and distribute relevant data concerning patient/visitor/environmental injuries and near misses and aggregate summaries for committee reviews.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of initiatives and policies and procedures, including associate and medical staff education activities, Provider Associate Care Team (PACT) program and other risk reduction/elimination throughout the organization.

  • Support the process of responding to product and safety recalls and alerts and safe medical device reporting of adverse events.

  • Support the organization's risk management goals, strategies and processes.

What You Will Need:


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.
  • 5 years of experience preferred.
  • 1 year of leadership or management experience preferred.

Additional Preferences:

  • Acute Care or Quality experience preferred.

  • Clinical Risk/Patient Safety background preferred.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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