Atlantic Health System

Risk Management

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newton
Position Type
01811400- Risk Management - Corp
Newton Medical center




Atlantic Health System is seeking an experienced full-time Risk Manager for Risk Management- Corp., to work from 8:00am - 4:00pm including on-call and weekends as required by department. The Risk Management duties will cover our Newton Medical Center and Hackettstown Medical Center (can sit in either location).


  • Responsible for the investigation, management and reporting of clinical events consistent with the NJ Patient Safety Act and AHS Policies
  • Will work with clinical and administrative leadership on patient safety issues
  • Respond to significant occurrences; review facts; review medical record/documentation; preserve any evidence; interview staff
  • Provide recommendations to staff re: investigation/handling of event to appropriate management, administrators
  • Refer to peer review, Quality & Outcomes Management, Committees to address as appropriate
  • Review incidents and identify potential claims/lawsuits
  • Prepare potential files, document factual investigation of event
  • Review incident and determine whether constitutes Serious Preventable Event under the Patient Safety Act
  • Submit initial notification of SPE to DHSS
  • Organize and facilitate Root Cause Analysis meeting with health care providers involved to identify contributing factors to the event and develop corrective action
  • Present case to Preventable Events Review Committee
  • Advise site nursing staff, medical staff and administration on billing, insurance, risk management, corporate compliance, EMTALA, and other regulatory concerns
  • Provide in-service training, education to nursing staff, medical staff, residency staff, as requested
  • Review events, edit as appropriate, close events
  • Prepare Quarterly unit reports
  • Provide training to nursing staff, medical staff, and residency staff on use of program
  • Coordinate and facilitate investigations (DHSS)
  • Prepare and submit material to agency and respond to deficiencies in collaboration with affected department/unit managers



  • BSN required


  • National certification preferred

Relevant Experience:

  • Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite, with ability to create powerpoint presentations and excel spreadsheets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work as a team member; strong work ethic; 5 years of clinical nursing experience
  • Management and/or Risk Management experience
  • 7+ years experience relevant to the description of this job

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 12th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.


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