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Risk Manager

Company: Ascension
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

If you are a highly organized, detail oriented, critical thinker looking for a challenging and financially rewarding career, Risk Management wants to speak with you!   

What You Will Do:

As the Risk Manager, you will develop, implement and manage risk management activities.

  • Daily monitoring and management of the Event Reporting System (ERS)
  • Early investigation of unanticipated clinical outcomes and medical errors 
  • Will facilitate analysis/ debriefings following investigation 
  • Daily communication with ministry leadership
  • Facilitates disclosure conversations with patients/ families - Communicate Openly. Resolve Early (CORE) 
  • Collaborates with Claims, Legal, Quality, Patient Safety and nursing leaders
  • Implement proactive risk assessments and special projects as assigned 
  • Facilitate/ attend staff meetings and committees as assigned 
  • Assist with the development and implementation of initiatives and policies and procedures, including associate and medical staff education activities, Provider Associate Care Team (PACT) program and other risk reduction/elimination throughout the organization.
  • Support the process of responding to product and safety recalls and alerts and safe medical device reporting of adverse events.
  • Support the organization's risk management goals, strategies and processes.
What You Will Need:


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.
  • 5 years of experience preferred.
  • 1 year of leadership or management experience preferred.
Additional Preferences:
  • Experienced Registered Nurse; prefer a minimum of 5 yrs recent clinical experience
  • Broad clinical experience with adult population
  • Adult Critical Care or Emergency experience a plus 
  • Nursing management experience preferred 
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) a plus
  • General proficiency with software applications and programs
  • Highly developed critical thinking skills; assess potential/ real risks
  • Ability to be flexibility and work as a team is essential
Why Join Our Team:

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


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