Shreveport, Louisiana, Brentwood Hospital is looking for a dynamic Director of Risk Management to join our team of professionals who are dedicated to providing help and hope to individuals and families for the achievement of improving their mental health. Help, by providing a safe, nurturing environment while they are with us. Hope, by providing options for continued improvement when they leave this environment.
The Director of Risk Management protects the hospital’s assets from loss by coordinating loss control efforts, advising management and administration on all potential sources of loss, and make recommendations to minimize or eliminate risk exposure. The Director of Risk Management functions in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Brentwood Hospital and in compliance with guidelines and standards of The Joint Commission, other regulatory agencies, and the UHS T.E.R.M. program.
Join our team and discover a rewarding, fulfilling career. Brentwood Hospital is a 260-bed psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in Shreveport, Louisiana. Brentwood has served Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas for more than 45 years. We provide quality services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. We help individuals and families achieve optimal mental health, resulting in improved quality of life. A dedicated professional team provides individualized treatment, meeting the personal needs of our patients in a safe and nurturing environment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Risk Reduction by networking with department managers to implement system changes aimed at optimally reducing or eliminating causative factors Assists to resolve treatment issues including, patient refusal of treatment, consent issues, AMA’s, etc. under direct supervision of CEO, Corporate Legal Counsel, and Corporate Risk Management
Organizes the risk management function of all departments; develops a Safety & Risk Management Plan in conjunction with the safety officer; ensures the implementation of an occurrence report review system.
Maintains an effective relationship with members of the medical staff ensuring immediate follow-up on physician concerns; reports risk management /performance improvement activities to the Medical Staff and Governing Board Performs risk surveys and inspects patient care areas in concert with hospital’s safety (EOC) program committee objectives.
We offer comprehensive benefits for the Director of Risk Management position, such as:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
Psychiatric Nurse Residency Transition-to-Practice Program (Could earn 20 CEUs)
Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.’ Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
Education : Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or other mental health related program; five years clinical experience in a psychiatric inpatient facility with knowledge of high risk areas preferred; three years management experience preferred
Experience : Three years management experience preferred
Hours : Determined by the CEO/Managing Director according to the needs of the facility