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Division Vice President of Risk, Healthcare, Nurse Preferred

Company: CommuniCare Health Services Corporate
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

CommuniCare Health Services is currently recruiting for the key position of Division Vice President of Risk overseeing facilities in Maryland and Virginia. Nurse preferred, but we will consider other healthcare and/or risk management experience. This position may be remote and involves 50% travel.PURPOSE/BELIEF STATEMENTThe position of Division Vice President of Risk identifies and evaluates risks as a means to reduce injury to patients, staff members, and visitors within the organization. The Division Vice President of Risk works proactively and reactively to prevent adverse incidents and to minimize the damages following an event. The Division Vice President of Risk is specifically concerned with improving the quality and safety of healthcare services by identifying the circumstances and opportunities that put patients at risk of harm and then acting to prevent or control those risks.JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review events in Risk Watch daily. Communicate need for follow up to RDCO's.
  • Review Teleheath notes daily for follow up needed. Review the portal daily. Validate with the RDCO that they are addressing.
  • Receive notification from RDCO of level 2 events.
  • Set up event calls as needed.
  • Review investigations before they are submitted to the state. Validate the investigations are thorough and completed and uploaded to the Risk Portal.
  • Validate that all state reportable are in the system and are closed within 5 days.
  • Assist centers with writing/reviewing plans of correction with citations related to risk events.
  • Review Division trends for events and communicate to the Division leadership.
  • Review the process for ongoing training for staff in compliance of established risk processes. Set up training sessions for facility, regional and Division teams when non-compliance is identified.
  • Review facility trends with the RDCO's.
  • Work with centers on QAPI plans to address adverse areas of compliance with the risk program.
  • Travel to centers as needed to assist in person with investigations, training and support.
  • Visit all centers in the Division to familiarize on the facility characteristics and layout.
  • Conduct site visits of centers identified as high clinical risk to assist with training and guidance to improve outcomes.
  • Participate in Daily/Weekly risk review calls with Corporate Director of Risk.
  • Notify CDR of any serious events and the action plan implemented daily as they occur. Notify of any high risk or concerns at centers.
  • Provide ongoing real time communication to Division Leadership of risk events with potential litigation or regulatory concern.QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelors of Science in Nursing or Bachelor's degree in other Healthcare related field
    • Five years of experience in a Skilled Nursing Facility or regional leadership role preferred.
    • Experience in a Healthcare risk management role for five years preferred.
    • Certification in Healthcare Risk Management preferred or CPHRM eligible.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
      • Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures and systems.
      • Strong computer skills and knowledge.
      • Skill in planning, organizing, prioritizing, delegating and supervising.
      • Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion and decision-making.
      • Skill in identifying and resolving problems.
      • Ability to analyze data from various sources.
      • Ability to design, implement, and evaluate educational programs.
      • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, staff, administration and the public.
      • Advanced knowledge of quality improvement and risk management principles.
      • Excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills.
      • Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports, and responding to correspondence.
      • Ability to maintain quality assurance standards.
      • Knowledge of local, regional, federal and state specific regulations for skilled and assisted living centers.BenefitsAs a CommuniCare employee you will enjoy competitive wages and PTO plans. We offer full time employees a menu of benefit options from life and disability plans to medical, dental, and vision coverage from quality benefit carriers. We also offer 401(k) with employer match and Flexible Spending Accounts.About UsA family-owned company, we have grown to become one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute care, which includes skilled nursing rehabilitation centers, long-term care centers, assisted living communities, independent rehabilitation centers, and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACH). Since 1984, we have provided superior, comprehensive management services for the development and management of adult living communities. We have a single job description at CommuniCare, "to reach out with our hearts and touch the hearts of others." Through this effort we create "Caring Communities" where staff, residents, clients and family members care for and about one another.

Keywords: CommuniCare Health Services Corporate, Alexandria , Division Vice President of Risk, Healthcare, Nurse Preferred, Executive , Alexandria, Virginia

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