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Providence Health & Services Risk Management Specialist *FT Days* in Burbank, California


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Providence is calling a Risk Management Specialist (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence St Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA

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We are seeking a Risk Management Specialist who will support the Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance and Patient Safety programs through investigation and analysis of potential and actual adverse events, claims, and regulatory compliance and accreditation related occurrences or deficiencies, participation in Root Cause and Intense Analyses, and relevant committee attendance.

In this position you will:

  • Assist with activities relating to improving organizational performance and patient safety.

  • Review of all Unusual Occurrence Reports (UOR), conducting initial analysis to identify potential liability, compensability, or if mandatory regulatory reporting is required.

  • Provide investigative support (medical record and relevant document review, identification of witnesses and involved parties, interviews of caregivers and vendors, research of related standards of care) for potential or actual events, professional and general liability claims, and regulatory or accreditation agency related reviews of occurrences or deficiencies.

  • Provide support for regulatory agency survey and reporting activities.

  • Provide investigative and other support for Root Cause and Intense Analyses.

  • Interact with Claims and Insurance department and external legal counsel; obtains documents and other data necessary to the discovery process on behalf of Claims and Insurance representatives and legal counsel.

  • Ensure Director is kept apprised of status of investigations and discovery requests.

  • Support the Director and Clinical Risk Manager in development of educational programs.

  • Prepare summaries of UOR data for the Director, Leadership and committees as necessary.

  • Attend hospital and medical staff committee meetings as required.

  • Maintain and enhance knowledge of regulatory and accreditation requirements related to Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance and Patient Safety.

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, professional affiliations, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.


Required qualifications for this position include :

  • Associate's Degree in Clinical or Healthcare related discipline.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Clinical or Healthcare related discipline.

  • Membership in the American Society of Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM), or to be obtained within the first year of hire.

  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of risk management, patient safety and performance improvement.

  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry.

  • Knowledge of regulatory and accreditation agency requirements.

  • Proficiency in MS Office programs and computer skills.

  • Strong critical thinking, communication (verbal and written), and organizational skills.

  • Must be able to consistently meet deadlines.

  • Ability to interact collaboratively with physicians, patients, and employees at all levels of the organizational hierarchy.

  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information..

  • 3 years Recent clinical experience in a hospital-based healthcare setting.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

Certified Professional Health Care Risk Management.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 392-bed acute care facility founded over 75 years ago by the Sisters of Providence. Known for our state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, we provide the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities.

We provide many specialized services and treatment capabilities. Our Heart and Vascular center delivers care with one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers for heart attack victims. The Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, which supports our Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, continues to grow inpatient and outpatient programs addressing stroke, Parkinson’s, and brain tumors. Maternal Child Health Services, including a level 3 NICU, support whole family care with 24/7 on site labor support and community education. The Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology providers, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Our exceptional orthopedic program has recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. Our Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery. In the fall of 2022 we will open our brand new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department which will triple our capacity to care for the community in their time of greatest need.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Analytics/Business Intelligence

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 317099