Non-Clinical Careers at Lifespan

Risk Management Coordinator Job

Job Number: LCS17032

Job Title: Risk Management Coordinator

Department: Risk Management - 0014970

Facility: Corporate Headquarters

Location: Providence, RI

Degree in Nursing, with current RN licensure. Consideration may be given for other healthcare degree.

Minimum five years nursing or other similar healthcare experience, demonstrating knowledge of risk management principles, information systems, patient safety issues and quality assurance methodology. Knowledge of electronic medical records, databases, and word processing software.


Reviews patient safety events forwarded by patient safety specialists daily and follows up appropriately. Identifies problems and/or trends requiring further review and refers for follow-up. Prepares and presents reports on frequency, severity, and follow-up activities to various Hospital Committees upon requests. Participates in various hospital activities, including committee meeting attendance and participation in safety walk rounds. Attends Hospital and medical staff committee meetings as assigned and prepares reports for committees when requested. Provides support for integration and coordination of quality and risk management efforts through on-going availability to representatives of medical staff and hospital committees. In collaboration with the Site Risk Manager, assists with risk, patient safety, Joint Commission and other regulatory agency reviews needed. Presents risk management educational programs. Performs other related duties as required.