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Hawaii Pacific Health Manager - Risk Management in Lihue, Hawaii

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Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit medical center dedicated to providing the Kaua‘i community with accessible quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua‘i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs, including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. Wilcox is the first American College of Surgeons-verified Level III Trauma Center in the state of Hawai‘i. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox with its Get with the Guidelines award for Stroke (S), Gold Plus and Honor Roll Elite Plus. Wilcox is a Healthgrades five-star recipient for the treatment of heart attack and five-start recipient for treatment of Stroke; and is the only medical center in the state to be named a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital by the National Rural Health Association.

At Hawai‘i Pacific Health the Captive Risk Management department promotes the health and safety of patients, employees, physicians and visitors. Our team focuses on identification and prevention/control of risk exposures within the organization that may cause injury, jeopardize the safety and security of the environment, and/or result in costly claims and lawsuits with subsequent financial loss to the organization. We strive to protect the organization’s resources against losses arising from occurrences that could have been averted with appropriate risk management measures.

As the Risk Management Manager your responsibilities in this role include a variety of risk identification, loss prevention, evaluation and resolution activities. You will also provide guidance to all clinical entities within the facility including acute care and ambulatory settings, and provide education and on risk prevention to facility staff and leadership. We are looking for someone with exceptional leadership and judgment, outstanding communication and management skills and a commitment to creating a healthier Hawaii.

*Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Federal Vaccination Mandate, all health care workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption from receiving the COVID-19 vaccination.*

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: Yes

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or other clinical discipline and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Three (3) years of management experience in a hospital or health care related field with exposure to risk management processes.

Preferred Qualifications: Certified Professional in Health Care Risk Management (CPHRM) or equivalent. One (1) year experience in health care risk management.


Position Manager - Risk Management

Category Management

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 18207