Go where change is really happening. At Norwegian American Hospital, accomplishment is defined not just by what you achieve for yourself, but also by what you achieve for your community. Every day, we feel we've truly accomplished something - that we've made a difference to our patients, to their families, and to each other. We are a 200 bed community hospital located on the near northwest side of Chicago. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and have a track record of continuous quality improvement. We are affiliated with Northwestern University's McGaw Medical School and Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Join a hardworking and dedicated team of professionals who are proud to be contributing to improving patient care on a daily basis.
Norwegian American Hospital is currently seeking a dynamic professional in the area of Risk Management. This highly visible role offers the opportunity to work hand in hand with both senior management and in-house council. The Risk Manager manages all aspects of clinical risk management including identifying, analyzing and managing potentially compensable events, managing and analyzing risk management data, conducting risk management assessments and developing programs and creating educational materials designed to improve quality and decrease exposures. Further responsibilities include the implementation of policies, procedures and practices designed to reduce potential risk and improve patient safety. Additionally the Risk Manager manages the incident reporting system and ensures proper utilization, monitors activity to assess the effectiveness of programs and maintains current information for regulatory and legal requirements.
•Minimum of 2 years Risk Management experience in a hospital setting required.
•Bachelors degree required, Masters or JD preferred.
Norwegian American Hospital is a 200-bed, acute care facility on the eastern side of Humboldt Park We offer a variety of health care programs and services including: inpatient and same day surgery, outpatient pharmacy, radiology department, All Kids health care program, cardiology department, corporate health program, intensive care unit, telemetry unit, pediatrics unit, emergency department, phys...ician specialty center, and a comprehensive array of women's health care with an incorporated midwife program.
Established in 1894, Norwegian American Hospital is a premier health care provider where the patient comes first. It is a family- and community-centered hospital. Each of our employees strives to provide every patient with consistent high standards of affordable care. Norwegian American Hospital promotes personal wellness and is passionate in its belief that the health of the community and the health of the individual are interrelated.
It is our mission to provide high quality and compassionate health care services by partnering with patients, their families, our employees, physicians and the communities we serve.
Norwegian American Hospital constantly monitors the health care needs of the community by participating in a variety of community events and partnering with community organizations. At these events, our medical staff engages the general public in conversation and is able to understand what their general needs and concerns are. In addition, our clinical staff constantly monitors health care trends and uses that information to develop new programs and services.