Risk Manager, WellPath Consultant
Wellpath | Anchorage, AK
The Risk Manager, Wellpath Consultant directs the Risk Management Department. Evaluates events, patterns/trends, and keeps appropriate levels of staff informed about events and makes recommendations to reduce such events. Performs orientation and training in Corporate Compliance, The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and Risk Management.
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Two years current experience in Risk Management or two years of college with a minimum of three years current experience in Risk Management in a health care or mental health setting.
- Knowledge of The Joint Commission (TJC) Standards and Patient safety a must.
- State Licensed in Risk Management.
ResponsibilitiesReview, investigate and report on events. Investigates allegations of served persons' rights violations, abuse, neglect, exploitation and grievances.Collects, aggregates, evaluates, and reports out on data regarding incidents, adverse events, seclusion and restraint, manual holds, staff injuries, and other risk management activities as appropriate.Assist Regulatory Agencies with Internal Audits.Reviews, edits, and tracks information on all events reported in the internal reporting and tracking system.Event reports are reviewed prior to Morning Report each workday. Is prepared to discuss events with Medical Director and other members of management each workday.Reports to Corporate and outside agencies are timely, accurate and thorough.Filing of documents, preparation of presentations and report collection are organized and timely.Maintains OSHA logs.
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer