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Director Clinical Risk Management - Utilization Risk Management




Quality and Risk Management


CHRISTUS Spohn Administration Office


5802 Saratoga Boulevard
Corpus Christi, TX  78414
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Director Clinical Risk Management - Utilization Risk Management Job in Corpus Christi

Job Description


In a High Reliability Organization, the Director Clinical Risk Management (DCRM) strategizes, directs, and develops a Regional Health System, multi-hospital clinical risk management program. In doing so, the DCRM using process improvement methods to address trends across a larger geographic health system from adverse events, near misses, root cause analyses, and issues related to clinical risk. With this information, the DCRM will analyze findings and work collaboratively with Health System hospital leaders and clinicians to develop action plans or system improvements that will enhance an organizational culture that supports patient safety, mitigates risks of safety events, and supports the provision of safe, quality patient care. The DCRM works under the direction of the executive Quality leadership.  

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi is the largest and foremost acute care medical center in South Texas. Consisting of six hospital campuses and six family health centers throughout the Coastal bend, we serve 60% of the community. The health system is consistently ranked as a healthcare leader in the area and has received national recognition for several pioneering programs, including cardiac care, clinical excellence and oncology. For more than 100 years, CHRISTUS Spohn has been distinguished by its high caliber Associates and affiliated physicians, its comprehensive and innovative services, and its long history of responding to the needs of the community it serves.


  • Bachelor's Degree of Science in Nursing or other clinical degree specialties - required.
  • Master’s Degree preferred with relevant clinical experience and evidence of additional training in patient safety, risk management, or quality.
  • Communicate effectively to different audiences.
  • Proficient in computer skills using EXCEL, PowerPoint, MS Office, and Flowchart tools.
  • Knowledgeable on High-Reliability Principles and PDSA methodology.
  • Knowledgeable on payment models for quality metric performance and national benchmarks.
  • Five years of healthcare experience.
  • Two years of management experience.
  • Three years of clinical risk management experience
  • CPHQ (Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality) required or within 1 year of hire.
  • CPPS (Certified Professional Patient Safety) preferred.
  • CPHQ (Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality) preferred.

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Director Clinical Risk Management - Utilization Risk Management