Covenant Health Overview:
Covenant Health is East Tennessee’s top-performing healthcare network with 10 hospitals and over 85 outpatient and specialty services, and Covenant Medical Group, our area’s fastest-growing physician practice division. Headquartered in Knoxville, Covenant Health is a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system and the area’s largest employer with over 11,000 employees.
Covenant Health is the only healthcare system in East Tennessee to be named six times by Forbes as a Best Employer.
Senior Risk Manager
Primary Location: Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Full-Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
Position Summary: The senior risk manager is responsible for the facility’s risk management activities, which include, but may not be limited to, managing claims against the facility, interfacing with defense legal counsel, administering the risk management program on a day-to-day basis, managing and analyzing risk management data, conducting risk management educational programs, complying with risk management related standards by The Joint Commission and other accrediting or regulatory agencies, all with the objective of maintaining patient safety, enhancing quality care, and minimizing loss to protect the assets of the facility. This individual participates in formulating policy and/or organizational changes. The senior risk manager performs these functions reporting to the corporate director of risk management directly and to a facility vice-president indirectly.
Loss Prevention and Patient Safety:
Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: An equivalent combination of education and experience as evidenced by the possession of a RN, Bachelor’s degree in nursing, business administration, health administration, public health, education, or directly related field and four (4) years experience providing direct patient care in a clinical health care environment and two (2) years experience in management; risk management; or similarly responsible position may be accepted in lieu of the above indicated education and experience requirements.
Licensure Requirement: Current Tennessee RN license
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