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Healthcare Risk Manager/Full Time Permanent /Healthcare Industry

Placement Valley
Yakima, Washington, United States
$81,000 - $110,000
January 17, 2017

About Job

Job title: Healthcare Risk Manager

Job type: Full Time

Job function: Quality Assurance

Industry: Hospital & Health Care

Experience level: Associate

Education level: Bachelor’s degree

Job classification: Professionals

Compensation: $81,000 - $110,000

Location: Toppenish, WA2 1/2 hours east of Seattle, Washington

Zip code:98948

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Knowledge of risk management theory and concepts, quality management and patient safety principles, methods and techniques. Knowledge of organization performance improvement techniques and tools; high degree of organization; ability to multi-task; and the ability to follow through on projects and tasks, and ability to track processes involving multiple people simultaneously. Knowledge of computers including Microsoft Office (Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint etc.)

Experience required:5 Years

Relocation assistance: Yes

Visa requirement: Only US citizens and Green card holders

Number of positions:1

Job Details

A multi-state highly awarded Patient Centered Health Home based in Central Washington, is seeking a Healthcare Risk Manager. This position will lead combined patient safety, quality improvement, accreditation, and risk management initiatives for 11 ambulatory health care sites in Washington and Oregon. To be successful in this role, a strong partnership must be developed with the Quality/Risk Manager, Operations West, and the organization’s senior leaders, physicians and staff. Additionally, a successful candidate must be able to recognize, communicate, and support performance improvement activities designed to improve quality outcomes, patient safety and operational efficiency. The qualified candidate must have experience in leading risk management programs in a complex health care setting, and at least one of the following certifications: CPHQ, CPHRM, or CPPS. Lean/Six Sigma certification a plus or able to obtain Black Belt certification within 18 months of hire. This position is based in Yakima, WA; travel is required.

The person in this role will develop, implement and manage the Quality, Risk Management and Patient Safety Programs for the Clinic Operations East locations in order to:

Improve patient care and outcomes;

Reduce the risk of adverse outcomes from patient care activities;

Monitor compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements and standards; and

Reduce and/or mitigate the risk of professional legal liability.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare related field or a combination of college education and clinical experience.

Experience: Five or more years clinical experience and progressive experience in healthcare administration with specific experience in healthcare risk management. Experience in an outpatient clinic setting in a large system helpful.

Licenses/Certificates/Registration: RN or other clinical licensure required, or claims adjuster license accepted. Certification in Risk Management, Quality and/or Patient Safety required. Current Washington State driver’s license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage.

Job Insight:

• Must have either one of these certifications: CPHQ, CPHRM, or CPPS

• Candidates with community health experience preferred

• Must have Risk Management experience. There are candidates who have quality/risk experience, but we need candidates who are heavy on the risk part.

About Company

Our Clinic serves over 120,000 people across 27 clinics and programs in two states. We have expanded medical care to include dental, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. We also offer community programs that offer assistance with employment and training, afterschool education, rental and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, tobacco cessation, and three mobile medical/dental clinics.

The Pacific Northwest

Working at Farm Workers Clinic means living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. You will have the opportunity enjoy spectacular wilderness areas, scenic ocean beaches and crystal-clear lakes and rivers. Because of the Cascade mountain range, the Northwest has two distinct climates: The west side is lush and green. Eastern Washington and Oregon, shielded from the rain-filled clouds by the high mountains, tend to be sunny and arid.

The two climates enable farms and orchards to produce a bounty of different fruits, berries and vegetables. And with 22 appellations, Washington and Oregon are also celebrated for their world-class wines.

No matter where you live in the Pacific Northwest, you will be within an easy drive to a thriving metropolitan area, offering fine shopping, theatres, museums and galleries. The area also boasts progressive public and private schools and world-class universities.

At Farm Workers Clinic:

We will consistently TRUST one another to work for the common good.

We will foster INTEGRITY by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.

We will demonstrate TRANSPARENCY by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.

We will create PARTNERSHIPS to strengthen ourselves and our community.

We will fight for JUST TREATMENT for all individuals.

We will let JOY in.

We have the COURAGE to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

We are committed to providing quality services to everyone, regardless of an individual's financial or citizenship status. A sliding-fee scale is available for those without health insurance. Our Clinic is a FTCA Deemed facility.

Mohit Gandhi


Placement Valley

Phone: 702-475-5987