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Company: Riverside Medical Center
Location: Kankakee
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring!At Riverside, everyday brings new and exciting challenges. You can expect an interesting environment where you're part of making sure our organization is running optimally and safely, helping keep the community healthy. We provide the kind of paid training and opportunities that long-term careers are built on and we recognize hard workers who strive to make a difference. You will be able to succeed in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as a team. The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!

FTE: 0.600000Shift: DaysLocation: 500 BUILDING; Option to Work from Home 1-2 days/weekSummary:

The Risk Manager is responsible for the design and implementation of a comprehensive program intended to promote safety and reduce the risk of injuries, infections and liability exposure for the patients, employees and visitors of Riverside HealthCare. The Risk Manager advises and consults with senior leadership and the Board on potential sources of risk and makes recommendations on how to eliminate or minimize potential loss exposures across the health system.
Experience/Education Requirements:

  • Master's degree in clinical or related field preferred
  • Minimum of five years of progressive experience in healthcare administration with specific experience in healthcare risk managementLicense or Certification Requirements:
    • Certified professional in healthcare risk management (CPHRM) preferred

      • Coordinates activities with liability and workers comp insurance coverage and defense counsel on behalf of Riverside HealthCare.
      • Coordinates insurance coverage and risk financing.
      • Design and implement employee health programs to promote workplace safety.
      • Development and maintenance of risk management and employee health databases for data analysis and reporting.
      • Development and maintenance of unusual occurrence reporting program.
      • Management of liability claims involving Riverside HealthCare.
      • Manages and provides leadership in financial matters regarding budgeting and cost control and revenue generation.
      • Manages day-to-day operations of Risk Management.
      • Participates and contributes to assigned committees, teams, task forces.
      • Provides leadership and direction for ensuring quality patient care.
      • Provides leadership and direction for improving patient/customer satisfaction.
        Riverside Healthcare is revolutionizing care using leading-edge technology to diagnose and treat patients. We are ranked top in the nation for performance in neurosurgery, orthopedics, and heart surgery and have also been named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics seven times. Riverside is nationally recognized for our specialty programs in obstetrics, trauma, oncology, rehabilitation, geriatrics, occupational health, psychiatric services, and treatment of alcohol and chemical dependency, as well as patient safety. We combine innovation and convenience at state-of-the-art facilities located in communities throughout the greater Kankakee area.Riverside Medical Center proves that truly progressive medicine is being delivered in Chicago's southwest suburbs and East Central Illinois. Join a team that is not only concerned with providing the best care possible but also with offering a work environment of advancement and growth. Riverside is a place that embraces a culture where opinions count and dedications is respected, where superior performance is rewarded with competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
        Other information:

        Exposure/Sensory Requirements
        Exposure to:
        Chemicals: Refer to MSDS sheets
        Video Display Terminals: Average
        Blood and Body Fluids: Unlikely to be exposed
        TB or Airborn Pathogens: The only risk is that associated with contact with the general public.Sensory requirements (speech, vision, smell, hearing, touch):
        Speech: Needed for training/presentations, telephone communication, facilitating meetings.
        Vision: Needed for computer entry, reading memos and literature.
        Smell: Needed for electrical/fire safety.
        Hearing: Needed for telephone communication, meetings and listening to employee concerns.
        Touch: Needed for writing, computer entry, filing.

        Activity/Lifting Requirements
        Average Hours per Week: 40Shift: DaysPercentage of time during the normal workday the employee is required to:
        Sit: 40%
        Twist: 2%
        Stand: 20%
        Crawl: 0%
        Walk: 36%
        Kneel: 0%
        Lift: 2%
        Drive: 0%
        Squat: 2%
        Climb: 1%
        Bend: 2%
        Reach above shoulders: 2%The weight required to be lifted each normal workday according to the continuum described below:
        Up to 10 lbs: Frequently
        Up to 20 lbs: Occasionally
        Up to 35 lbs: Not required
        Up to 50 lbs: Not required
        Up to 75 lbs: Not required
        Up to 100 lbs: Not required
        Over 100 lbs: Not required

        Describe and explain the lifting and carrying requirements. (Example: the distance material is carried; how high material is lifted, etc.): Lifting employee charts approximately 5-10 feet. Lifting cases of chart forms approximately 5-10 feet..

        Maximum consecutive time (minutes) during the normal workday for each activity:
        Sit: 120
        Twist: 2
        Stand: 25
        Crawl: 0
        Walk: 20
        Kneel: 0
        Lift: 5
        Drive: 0
        Squat: 2
        Climb: 3
        Bend: 2
        Reach above shoulders: 1

        Repetitive use of hands (Frequency indicated):
        Simple grasp up to 1 lb. Normal weight: 25/day
        Pushing & pulling 1 lb. Normal weight:
        Fine Manipulation: Computer keyboard, writing instrumentsRepetitive use of foot or feet in operating machine control: Not required

        Environmental Factors & Special Hazards
        Environmental Factors (Time Spent) :
        Inside hours: 8
        Outside hours : 0Temperature: Normal Range
        Lighting: Average
        Noise levels: Average
        Humidity: Normal Range
        Atmosphere:Special Hazards : None
        Protective Clothing Required: None

        To apply please email your resume to

Keywords: Riverside Medical Center, Joliet , RISK MANAGER - RISK MGMT/EMPLOYEE HLTH - HYBRID OPPORTUNITY, Executive , Kankakee, Illinois

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