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Risk Manager I - Prevention


Position Summary

The Risk Manager is responsible for the facility or assigned area's risk management activities.


Essential Functions

  • Administers the risk management plan on a day-to-day basis.
  • Manages and analyzes risk management data.
  • Conducts risk management educational programs.
  • Complies with the risk management related standards by the Joint Commission and other accrediting and regulatory agencies with the objective of enhancing patient safety, promoting patient safety, quality care, and minimizing loss to protect the assets of the organization.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • Develops, coordinates, and administers facility or assigned area-wide systems for risk identification, investigation, and reduction; maintains a network of informational sources and experts; performs risk surveys and inspects patient care areas; and reviews facility or assigned area for loss potential.
  • Provides proactive analysis of patient safety and medical errors processes.
  • Facilitates all root causes analysis investigations and reporting of adverse events and sentinel events to the apparent parties.
  • Participates on committees directed towards promoting patient safety issues.
  • Complies with various codes, laws and regulations concerning patient care, including those mandated by state and federal agencies, incident reporting; includes investigation activities of federal, state and local enforcement authorities.
  • Maintains awareness and communication of legislative and regulatory activities related to health care risk management.
  • Collects, evaluates, and distributes relevant data concerning patient injuries, aggregate data summaries, monthly trend analysis of incidents and sentinel events trends; provides aggregate analysis of risk data; maintains statistical trending and results of risk management data.
  • Informs administrators and department managers regarding occurrences, issues, findings and risk management suggestions; provides feedback to all administrators in the effort to eliminate risks; assist clinical chiefs and department managers in designing risk management programs within their departments.
  • Provides in-service training to hospital personnel to enhance their awareness of their role in reducing facility or assigned areas liability exposure.
  • Responds to professional liability and facility questions posed by physicians, nurses and other personnel.
  • Receives and investigates reports of product problems to determine appropriate response to federal, state or manufacturers requirements.
  • Participates in the process of disclosure for medical errors.
  • Participates in on-call responsibilities.

About Orlando Health:

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $9.2 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico. Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for Central Florida's only pediatric and adult Level I Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level II Adult Trauma Center in Pinellas County. It is the home of the nation's largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows. The 3,888-bed system includes 29 hospitals and emergency departments – 24 of which are currently operational with five coming soon.

Orlando Health is committed to providing you with benefits that go beyond the expected, with career-growing FREE education programs and well-being services to support you and your family through every stage of life. We begin your benefits on day one and offer flexibility wherever possible so that you can be present for your passions. “Orlando Health Is Your Best Place to Work” is not just something we say, it's our promise to you.



Bachelor's degree in healthcare or closely related field.



  • Two (2) years of clinical or medical legal experience.
  • Advanced PC literacy required