Patient Rep & Risk Mgmt RN - #19503610

UC Health


Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Longmont, CO
Contract type: Full time
UC Health

Summary:


Participates in the activities and flow of work for the risk management function. Serves as a liaison between patient and family members and all departments in identifying and solving patient problems.


This position will be split between Broomfield Hospital and Longs Peak Hospital.


This position will also assist managers with implementation of best practices and additional risk responsibilities.


Work Schedule: Full Time Days


Responsibilities:


Provides assistance with patient complaints and grievances. Facilitates reporting of safety data and events.


Assists with the evaluation of the program through the use of data capture, follow up, and trend analysis and presents findings to appropriate committees.


Assists with the development and implementation of initiatives, policies, and procedures regarding risk reduction/elimination throughout the organization, including staff education activities.


Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to assist with problem identification and resolution, cost containment issues, implementation of new services, and systems/performance measures.


Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


Requirements:



  • Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience.

  • State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Relevant clinical experience including progressive management or professional liability claims management.


  • Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.



  • BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)


This position's pay range starts at: $32.790000/hour.


An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.


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We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.


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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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