The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients — from local residents to our nation’s leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women’s health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.
GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation’s capital.
The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced medical technology, and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.
Clinical Risk Manager
Broad responsibility to protect the hospital's assets from loss.
Bachelor's Degree required, BSN preferred
MS in nursing or Masters degree in related field preferred
5 years of professional experience that demonstrates a progressive leadership background
Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
Effective interpersonal skills
Ability to adapt to multiple and changing priorities
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information
Possesses critical thinking skills
Possesses ability to identify and analyze problems collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Possess knowledge of risk identification and prevention techniques.
Effective administrative and management skills.
Proficient with Root Cause Analysis methodology
Knowledge of healthcare facility operations, functions, and staffing requirements.
Knowledge of medical/professional staff by-laws and governing board issues.
Knowledge of insurance and loss control theory and practice in a healthcare environment
Knowledge and understanding of the principles and procedures for the investigation and processing of professional liability/ medical malpractice claims
This opportunity offers the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
Internal Number: 17233
About The George Washington University Hospital
Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS*) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies. UHS subsidiaries own and operate 235 acute care and behavioral health facilities and surgery centers in 37 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom, and employ more than 74,000 people.
UHS’s business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS’s well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style.