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Published: May 25, 2022


System Director of Clinical Risk Management | RN | Exclusive Search | Southeastern US

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Package + Temporary Housing

Our client is a three-hospital integrated healthcare system that remains at the forefront of cutting-edge advances in medical technology, continually redefining possibilities in healthcare. They pride themselves on being one of the most technologically advanced health systems in the state and delivering exemplary care across the region. The organization and its employees are actively involved with their surrounding communities. After more than a decade of representing the organization in leadership search and staffing, we have grown to genuinely appreciate the commitment to their employee's quality of work/life balance and long-term success.

Located in the heart of the South, listed as one of the ‘Top 25 U.S. Places for Low Cost of Living.’ The city is filled with historical landmarks, performing arts centers, sporting activities, and dining options to keep even the most active resident engaged. With affordable home prices, inexpensive taxes, and a low cost of living, this is a great city to stretch a salary or a pension. Homes cost lower than the national average, and this state has some of the lowest property tax rates in the nation.

This may be a great place to call home if you dislike cold weather. The area offers colorful autumns, pleasant springs, balmy summers, and mild winters. It has excellent proximity to both beaches and the mountains. Snow and ice are rare, and the average low temperatures are above freezing even in the coldest months.


Southeastern U.S.


• Reports to System Vice President of Quality/Patient Safety
• 5 FTEs: 2 Clinical Risk Coordinators and 3 Patient Advocates
• Works in collaboration with the operational leadership, the quality management team, and legal counsel to mitigate risk
• Building upon excellent work and recognition in the areas of quality and safety, this leader will be responsible for overseeing a collaborative and skilled risk management program that is highly integrated with the principles of enterprise risk management and of high-reliability organizations
• Makes recommendations for risk management standards, investigation management, goals, strategy, and planning
• Supports recommendations with deep industry and technical knowledge
• Establishes new and innovative ways to monitor and measure risks and improve outcomes
• Provides critical communication and data-driven information to system leaders on high-risk issues and events and advises on plans to address those issues and events
• Educates leadership, staff, and physicians about risk management programs and their responsibilities to those programs
• Develops, supports, and mentors staff members
• Reports all adverse events to appropriate regulatory and accrediting agencies as required


• Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred
• RN (Registered Nurse)
• 5+ years of acute care hospital clinical experience
• 3+ years of hospital risk management leadership experience ideally in a multi-site setting
• Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) preferred
• Understanding of tools and techniques used to identify system or process failures that contribute to patient safety issues
• Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local regulations related to health care and accrediting/certifying agencies such as The Joint Commission and CMS
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with hospital staff, physicians, patients, and patient's families
• Proven managerial/leadership skills to include team building and retention
• An aptitude for ongoing professional development and learning

About Galileo Search:

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