Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Risk Manager is a member of the DFCI Quality and Patient Safety (QPS) Department reporting to the Senior Director Patient Safety. The Risk Manager is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the DFCI risk management program, including the identification, evaluation and treatment of risk at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), including outpatient clinics at DFCI-Longwood and satellites, the DFCI inpatient hospital, and Dana-Farber Community Cancer Care (DFCCC). The Risk Manager provides leadership in risk management, by promoting the highest level of quality care to the patients, ensuring regulatory compliance, and mitigating malpractice risk through loss prevention. The Risk Manager plays an integral role in regulatory and accreditation readiness by assisting with the implementation of the Patient Care Assessment Plan and the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Plan consistent with Board of Trustee approved goals and regulatory and standard setting agencies. The Risk Manager performs as an internal compliance consultant by maintaining current knowledge of hospital regulations including DPH, BRM, The Joint Commission, CMS, and FDA. The Risk Manager will develop external and internal relationships to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree in health or legal-related field.
Previous clinical practice experience required.
3+ years Risk Management Experience Preferred.
Additional experience in safety, quality, or compliance will be considered.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Knowledge of PC computer programs - Word processing (e.g. Microsoft Word) and spreadsheet programs for creating tables and charts (e.g. Excel).
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.