Risk Mgmt & Pat Safety Spec, 1,500 Sign On Bonus

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 174565-1A
Date Posted: Jun 29, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job


Position Summary:  

The Risk Manager and Patient Safety Specialist manages the review, investigation and reporting of safety events/incidents/occurrences with potential impact on patient safety and hospital liability  in accordance with established hospital, regulatory, and accreditation procedures, guidelines and criteria. The Risk Management and Patient Safety Specialist will develop external and internal relationships to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.  This individual will collaborate with Lahey Clinic colleagues to formulate analyses, and appropriate responses and follow up actions.  This individual will be responsible to maintain coding, tracking and event data in the electronic safety reporting system, prepare periodic reports and analyses and presents to internal and external audiences. The individual will be required to provide professional support and education for the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center wide risk management and patient safety related activities, and manage regulatory reporting and facilitates regulatory investigations. The Risk Manager and Patient Safety Specialist plays an integral role in regulatory and accreditation readiness by assisting with the implementation of the patient Care Assessment Plan and the Quality Improvement Plan consistent with Board of Trustee goals and regulatory and standard setting agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:


  •  Advanced knowledge of clinical practices typically acquired by attaining a Master’s degree in nursing or related field

Licensure, Certification, Registration: 

 None required

 Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:  


  • Ability to analyze complex clinical and organizational events.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements, experience facilitating regulatory investigations, and passion for working in a High Reliability Organization.
  • Strong knowledge of Risk Management principles typically acquired by ASHRM or CPHRM certification
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety.
  • Organizational skills to facilitate small task forces for problem investigation, development of corrective action plans, provide guidance and support to clinical and administrative leaders implement corrective action steps.
  • Interpersonal skills to must effectively communicate, collaborate and work through complex and sensitive situations with individuals and groups at all levels of hospital staff and administration 
  • Ability to utilize common business and clinical software including but not limited to Microsoft office, google, Epic.
  • High level skills in oral and written communication.


  • Bachelor’s degree, Masters preferred, previous clinical practice or Risk Management experience preferred.


About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.