Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1931 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Bernardine Medical Center is a 342-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in San Bernardino, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including the Inland Empire Heart and Vascular Institute, an award-winning orthopedics program, surgical weight loss, and is an official Neurovascular Stroke Center, as designated by ICEMA. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stbernardinemedical for more information.
Maintains responsibility for risk management/mitigation and patient safety programs at their respective Dignity Health facility. Directs programs involving risk mitigation/management and initiatives related to providing safer care to patients. Provides information to various key stakeholders on the progress and status of described programs/initiatives. Oversees the implementation of compliance policies and procedures to ensure that they meet Dignity Health's compliance requirements. Ensures the hospitals' overall compliance with regulations from The Joint Commission, Department of Health Services, CMS and other regulatory agencies. Oversee s the events reporting process, root cause analysis, and event investigation/review and participates in system office initiatives and programs to mitigate risks identified at other hospitals, resulting in reduced costs and adverse patient outcomes. Coordinates the requests from the claims team in the system office related to litigated claims and collaborates with other key stakeholders to implement learnings from claims. Coordinates all legal documents related to hospital liability, including the management of subpoenas, Summons and Complaints and other related activities..
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