Job Description

Aspirus Inc


Wausau, WI

Full Time

Work Hours: Monday " Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Shifts: Day


For a 3rd year in a row, Aspirus has been recognized as one of the top 15 Top Health Systems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizational performance.

We are seeking a Clinical Risk Management & Patient Safety Partner in Wisconsin Rapids, WI at Aspirus Riverview Hospital. This individual is accountable for the development, implementation, and measurement of a risk exposure and patient safety program designed to reduce incidence of harm in healthcare settings and claims against Aspirus.  Acts as a resource for Aspirus Quality Partners. Collects, analyzes, trends and aggregates information pertaining to patient safety, medical error reduction, potential and actual liabilities and claims.  Accountable for operationalizing strategies to reduce risk/improve safety by seeking leadership support, cultural, and fiscal.  Serves as liaison between entities and collaborates with legal counsel in claims management.  Educational resource for medical and non-medical staff related to patient safety, risk, medical malpractice, and claims.  In collaboration with Fiscal Services and Legal Counsel, reviews insurance and risk financing functions.  Directs and facilitates sentinel event, root cause analysis and FMEA process in conjunction with Quality Managers.  Content expert to collaborate for National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) sentinel event processes, improvement, and metrics.  Works closely with Risk Managers, Quality Managers, and the Vice President of Corporate Quality/Patient Safety Officer for Aspirus.


Knowledge of risk and patient safety standards and practices normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in nursing, healthcare administration, or related field required.  
  • A Master's Degree or other graduate degree in a healthcare or other pertinent related field desired.
  • Three (3) years' experience in risk management, quality, or patient safety desired.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and excellent communication.  Ability to address sensitive topics in non-punitive, learning fashion.
  • Understanding of regulatory agencies specific to hospital operations, i.e., JC, OSHA, HCFA, and FDA with proficient application of risk management standards necessary for compliance functions. 
  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation, or American Society for Health Care Risk Management certificate (CPHRM) desired.
  • Knowledge of principles of medical record documentation.
  • Hours: Full-time, Monday " Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 64 hours per pay period. Benefits package available.


    Aspirus Riverview Hospital & Clinics is a non-profit, community-directed health care organization based in Wisconsin Rapids. It includes Aspirus Riverview Hospital, Aspirus Doctors Clinic & Walk-In Care, Aspirus Riverview Clinics in Wisconsin Rapids, Nekoosa and Rome, Aspirus Heart & Vascular, Aspirus UW Cancer Center, Aspirus Riverview Wound & Hyperbarics, Aspirus Riverview Joint Center, Aspirus Riverview Therapies and Aspirus Riverview Dental.The emergency department is a Level III Trauma Center.   It has been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health four consecutive years.

    As an Aspirus team, we demonstrate caring, we plan to impact the future, work with happiness and enthusiasm, recognize our power to make a difference and improve the health of our communities.

    Click on the following links: Learn more about Wisconsin Rapids click here: Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

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