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Patient Safety and Risk Management Senior Manager

Patient Safety and Risk Management Senior Manager

Patient Safety and Risk Management Senior Manager

Kaiser Permanente
Atlanta, GA

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Directs the development, implementation, and ongoing effectiveness of patient safety and risk management programs and strategies. Develops and implements service & quality improvement activities for the department. Provides leadership & consultation in identifying and implementing strategic and tactical solutions to actual or potential adverse events. Requires leadership by influence. Assures the successful implementation of local and regional-scale projects designed to reduced risk to the organization, physicians, staff, and members. Partners with National KP safety and risk management programs. Supervises assigned program staff. Accountable for creating a culture of compliance, ethics and integrity. Responsible for ensuring ongoing compliance for areas of assigned responsibility. Maintains knowledge of policies and procedures and performs in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements and accreditation standards as they relate to the Business & Clinical Risk Management department.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Directs the development, implementation, and ongoing effectiveness of programs and strategies to achieve patient safety and risk management program goals. Guides department in the development and implementation of quality and service monitoring processes. Monitors performance against established targets. Plans and conducts strategies to effectively develop individuals and build teams to ensure a competent and motivated staff: provides leadership and support.
  • Supervises assigned staff to include interviewing, selecting, training, motivating, evaluating, counseling, disciplining, and terminating in compliance with EEO/AA goals and personnel policies of the organization. Manages the day-to-day supervisory, professional, technical and clerical activities of patient safety and risk management program. Establishes a collaborative working relationship with appropriate managers to identify and facilitate operational changes needed to improve and/or support care delivery and reduce risk to the organization, physicians, staff, and members. Chairs or participates on inter and intra-regional committees to address patient safety and risk management issues that can range from local to region-wide issues with significant and critical impact.
  • Works closely with counterparts in other Kaiser Permanente Regions to coordinate efforts, share best practices, and promote consistency of KPGA patient safety and risk management practices with program- wide efforts. Administers annual operating budget and capital equipment budget for the patient safety and risk management programs.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum six (6) years of progressive experience in health care management, with four (4) years of experience in managing or coordinating projects, budgets, and personnel.
  • Master's degree in nursing, health care administration or related field.
License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A.

Additional Requirements:
  • Ability to develop structures and processes necessary to comply with all legal and regulatory requirements relating to patient safety and risk management.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills required to work with internal and external customers.
  • Knowledge of Kaiser Permanente, as well as federal and state laws and regulations, and NCQA patient safety requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability in strategic planning, implementation, and management of projects involving personnel in a variety of settings.
  • Strong skills in personal computer applications including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database systems.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia or able to obtain prior to date of hire preferred.

PrimaryLocation : Georgia,Atlanta,Regional Office - 9 Piedmont
HoursPerWeek : 40
Shift : Day
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
WorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AM
WorkingHoursEnd : 04:30 PM
Job Schedule : Full-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-GA-01|NUE|Non Union Employee
Job Level : Manager with Direct Reports
Job Category : Legal
Department : Regional Office - 9 Piedmont - Med Ofc-Qlty Patient Safety - 2808
Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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