Clinical Risk Specialist
Northeast Health and The Eddy (Troy) - Albany, NY

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Clinical Risk Specialist Department: St. Peter's Hospital
Affiliate: Northeast Health and The Eddy (Troy) More About This Location
Job Specifics: This is a SPHP position Benefits Benefits
Job Duties: - Performs risk identification: screens event reports, medical record requests, and other notification sources to identify potential claims; consults with Patient Safety Quality Improvement (PSQI) colleagues, Clinical Leadership, and accesses other resources to conduct additional fact finding and assessment; selects an appropriate cases requiring reporting to SPHP's Claim Administrator - PCE, Claim, Litigation Management: Reports cases to Claim Administrator; upon receipt of Summons and Complaint, designates and assigns defense counsel and requests all records and materials; collaborates with Claim Administrator and defense counsel - Clinical Loss Prevention: Identifies, communicates, reports individual case specific information and/ or trends identified through Potentially Compensable Events (PCEs), Claims, and Litigation to PSQI colleagues and appropriate Leaders; participates in Root Cause Analysis reviews and collaborates with PSQI in pursuing clinical quality /safety initiatives
Minimum Requirements: - Current Registered Nursing License; BSN required - 6-8 years experience delivering patient care in an acute care setting - Minimum 3 - 5 years experience handling medical malpractice claims with an emphasis on acute care - Development/ presentation of educational programs and decision support analytics desirable