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Lehigh Valley Health Network Risk Manager in Allentown, Pennsylvania

LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL * Risk Management1251 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PAProfessional Non-ClinicalFull Time 40 hours, Day Shift, M-F 8:00am-4:30pmPosted 02/19/2021Req # 24307Union: N/AImagine a career at one of the nation's most advanced health networks.Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.LVHN has been ranked among the andquot;Best Hospitalsandquot; by U.S. News and World Report for 22 consecutive years. We're a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.Job Summary: The Risk Manager is responsible for the risk management activities at both the facility and practice locations, which includes administering the risk management program on a day-to-day basis, managing and analyzing risk management data, investigating and reporting potentially compensable events, conducting risk management educational programs, and complying with risk management related standards, all with the objective of controlling and minimizing loss to protect the assets of the facility. The Risk Manager performs these functions and reports to the Administrator, Risk Management. This individual is responsible for reviewing and formulating policy or organizational changes and making recommendations for final approval to the Administrator.Minimum Requirements: Bachelors Degree with a major in Nursing or related field and subsequent licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.Communication skills commensurate with the ability to relate effectively and efficiently on all levels of the organization beginning with recipients of patient care and concluding with senior hospital management. Interpersonal skills necessary to negotiate in high stress situations when representing the healthcare system in adversarial situations and events. Comfortable providing educational sessions for all levels of the organization.Preferred Qualifications: Proficiency in the implementation of regulations from regulatory agencies to include but not limited to T JC, commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health, Insurance companies, etc.Licensure and Certifications: Subsequent nursing licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.Bachelor's degree in healtcare related field#LI-ML1Influenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educat