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Risk Manager / Patient Advocate

Company: UT Health Henderson Hospital
Location: Henderson
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewJoin UT Health Henderson, Carthage, & Jacksonville as a Risk Manager/Patient Advocate! Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas?

  • Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.
  • Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare.
  • Our Place. Henderson, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our health system is seeking an experienced Risk Manager/Patient Advocate. ResponsibilitiesWhat You'll Do The Risk Manager/Patient Advocate is responsible for the execution of the Risk Management Program across their facilities. Duties include:
    • developing and supporting facility level risk management activities and programs.
    • managing the risk management needs across the facilities including risk management policy and procedure implementation, risk identification and mitigation, providing risk management related education, and supporting investigations.
    • maintaining patient rights by educating patients, responding to patient and patient family complaints, resolving patient issues, and reporting unresolved issues.
    • working collaboratively with all disciplines, specialty care, community care, shared clinical services, and clinically integrated networks.
    • other duties as assigned
      QualificationsWhat You'll Bring
      • BSN is required, as well as RN license in good standing.
      • Minimum of 2 years of healthcare risk management experience.
      • Experience prioritizing, conducting, and documenting investigations is required.
      • Strong and effective communication skills.
      • Critical thinking, prioritization of work streams and projects and problem solving abilities. What We Offer
        • Competitive pay
        • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
        • 401k with Company match
        • Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage
        • Generous paid time off, including an additional extended illness bank
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Advancement and career development opportunities Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients.

Keywords: UT Health Henderson Hospital, Longview , Risk Manager / Patient Advocate, Executive , Henderson, Texas

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