Job Description

Location: Mountain Vista Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/26/2022

About Mountain Vista Medical Center

Mountain Vista Medical Center is a 178-bed, state-of-the-art hospital located in east Mesa, Arizona, offering comprehensive health care services, including emergency care, heart care, advanced surgical procedures, orthopedics, breast care, maternity care, and women’s services. Florence Hospital, a campus of Mountain View Medical Center, is a 36-bed hospital offering emergency care, as well as surgical, imaging and laboratory services to residents of Pinal County. Our patients have access to a full range of excellent health care across our two campuses.


  • Grow with a health system that supports career advancement
  • Competitive Pay & Salary Increases
  • Locations close to home, that support work-life balance
  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage for you and your family
  • 401k via Fidelity, for eligible employees, with company match
  • Tuition Assistance / Reimbursement
  • Family atmosphere and team approach that provides flexibility
  • Opportunities to grow your career, while not changing your employer! With 39 hospitals nationwide, we care for over 12.3 million patients annually and employ approximately 42,000 team members
  • And much more!

Job Summary:

The Risk Manager is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Risk Management program, including the identification, evaluation, and treatment of risk in the organization. The Risk Manager develops and manages a systematic process to identity, assess, and treat actual and potential exposures to loss. Assists the Director of Quality and Safety and the Manager of Regulatory Readiness with the implementation of the System-wide Quality and Safety Plan consistent with board approved plans and regulatory and standard setting agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS required, MS or JD, preferred. BSN may be preferred for some positions.
  • RN or clinical background may be required, for some positions.
  • Current AZ RN license, in good standing, may be required for some positions.
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), preferred.
  • Two (2) to five (5) years’ experience required, in a healthcare setting.
  • Experience and understanding of Patient Safety, Risk Management, Root Cause Analysis and FMEA Analysis.

Job Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Educates and assists other Managers in assessing their areas of responsibility for exposures to loss and unsafe processes and conditions.
  • Investigates all serious events. Assists with communication and documentation of errors or serious events in accordance with legal requirements and/or accreditation standards.
  • Acts as liaison to outside agencies such as local, state, federal, or voluntary accrediting agencies.
  • Works with General Counsel to coordinate the investigation, processing, settlement, and defense of claims and suits against the organization. Notifies insurance carriers of potential and actual claims. C
  • Coordinates the release of information in response to subpoenas, court orders, Attorney requests, etc.
  • Reviews patient complaints which may result in legal action. Works with patient advocate to offer solutions to patient grievances. Works with billing and compliance officer in deciding on appropriateness of billing waivers/write offs.
  • Supports process of root cause analysis in the event of a sentinel or near miss event. Coordinates review of medical information, debriefs all individuals as identified, performs cause and effect analysis, and coordinates expert panel review, root solution and follow-up for all incidents identified.
  • For a full listing of duties, please see complete job description.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disable/Veteran

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