Catholic Health Initiatives Risk Manager in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

Risk Manager


CHI St. Luke's Health–The Woodlands Hospital offers

leading-edge treatments and services to the North Harris and Montgomery County

community. The Woodlands Hospital offers expertise in a broad range of

services, including heart, neurology, and sports medicine.

The Risk Manager is responsible for the overall

development, implementation and administration of the facility Risk Management

Program. The position Accountable for risk management operations that may

include patient, employee and environmental safety interventions to minimize

risk of loss. Overall responsibilities include risk identification, evaluation

and implementation of strategies to eliminate or mitigate risk of loss. The role

Responsible for compliance with risk related regulatory and accrediting agencies

rules or reporting requirements and the formulation of facility based policies

or organizational changes related to risk management. Provides risk management

support to all departments and staff at all levels of the



Minimum Job



Education: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum years in field

previous to employment: Seven (7)years’ experience in a clinical healthcare setting or healthcare risk


  • Exceptional customer service and

interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written

communication skills, including problem solving

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office


  • Able to work independently within

a defined strategy

  • Able to work within a matrix

organizational structure with many stakeholders



  1. Overall responsibility for the

management of the facility incident reporting process; includes procedures for

the reporting and management of incidents, development and communication of

aggregate incident data to department, service lines and committees in order to

develop plans to reduce patient and employee harm, or damage to the facilities

physical assets

  1. Develops and Provides ongoing

risk management orientation and continuing education programs for providers,

management and staff

  1. Collaborates with Corporate

Responsibility, Quality, Patient Relations, Facility Management, and other

hospital staff to improve organizational readiness and improve


  1. Responsible for identifying and

reporting potential claims, completing investigations in conjunction with CHI

Claims staff, preserving evidence, and providing assistance to assigned defense

counsel; communicates and reports claim status and information to Executive Team

Members to facilitate corrective actions and mitigation of loss; reviews claim

development and conducts ongoing review and analysis of loss information for

internal reporting

  1. Collects and Maintains accurate

exposure information; reports information and changes to CHI Insurance

Operations on an ongoing and annual basis; insures internal processes are in

place to maintain the integrity of all data reported for insurance allocation


  1. Provides organizational support

and Works with key internal staff to implement CHI clinical risk, loss

prevention and safety initiatives (ex. Clinical Risk Management Incentive Plan,

Safety First, Evidence-based Practices, etc)

  1. Prepares, Provides, and

Participates in the reporting of risk related information to Senior Leadership,

Board of Directors, and other Governance Committees.

  1. Responsible for Root Cause

Intense Analysis by partnering with Clinical Quality in the investigation,

review, action plan development, and follow up to prevent re-occurrence of

Serious Safety or Sentinel Events

Job Quality Management


Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0125043