Providence Health & Services Clinical Risk Manager in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Clinical Risk Manager (Full time day shift, M-F, Exempt position) to Providence Health Care in Eastern Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible to provide proactive risk management consulting, education and intervention to Providence employed physicians within the PHC region.

  • Serve as a liaison with those community physicians who are privileged to provide hospital based care to Providence patients within the PHC region.

  • Be responsible for physician focused risk management activities which include identifying and preventing risks, investigating patient safety events, and providing educational programs for physicians, operational leadership, and clinic based staff.

  • Utilize analytical skills to perform risk assessments, conduct studies, collect and interpret data from a wide variety of internal and external sources, and make associated recommendations regarding operational efficiency and performance improvement.

  • Promote a safe patient care environment, mitigate loss, and provide direct support to clinicians who are providing patient care.

  • Follow up with patients and/or family who experience injury or loss as a result of adverse events.

  • Act as back-up to the Director of Risk, and assist when needed.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters degree in a health care-related discipline

  • Certification in Health Care Risk Management (CPHRM)

  • At least 6 years of clinical risk management/patient safety and/or loss prevention experience in the healthcare sector

  • Excellent professional business written and oral communication skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience working with physician providers or ambulatory practice

  • RN license

About the hospitals and clinics you will serve.

Providence Health Care has a commanding presence in Eastern Washington. We offer a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services for adults and children. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient - one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Supervisory / Management

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 178099