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Providence RN Risk and Patient Safety Specialist - Patient Safety Department *1.0 FTE, Days, Up to $10,000 Hiring Bonus* in Anchorage, Alaska


Risk and Patient Safety Specialist RN

$10,000 hiring bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

This position supports the Risk Management/ Patient Safety program through investigation and analysis of potential and actual adverse events, claims, and regulatory compliance and accreditation related occurrences or deficiencies, participation in Root Cause and Intense Analyses, and relevant committee attendance. This position will also coordinate the peer review process in collaboration with the Leadership of Medical Staff under the general direction of the Regional Manager of Risk/Patient Safety, assists with Property, General and Professional liability and insurance claims management. Performs risk analysis in order to maintain protection of organization's assets; Investigates any incidences that may result in asset loss; and compiles findings in reports for further review, along with actual or potential injury to patients and visitors, collecting information necessary to prepare for defense of claim.

The Risk/Patient Safety Specialist develops and administers programs and interventions that support a safe environment for patients of PSJH organizations within the Alaska Region.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree clinical Discipline or health care related field

  • Registered Nurse

  • CPHRM required within 2 years of hire

  • 5 years Healthcare related experience in a responsible position requiring contact with various departments. Two of the five years required must be clinical patient facing experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience

  • Related Risk experience

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Quality Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 353416