Providence Health & Services Patient Safety, Compliance and Risk Manager in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Manager to the Patient Safety, Compliance and Risk team at to Providence Medical Group!

This opportunity offers an incredible chance to impact the patient experience at Providence clinics! We're seeking a strong, confident leader with a nursing background who can capably lead people and projects.

This full-time, fully benefitted position is based at the Providence Office Park in the beautiful and convenient Hollywood district in NE Portland.

In this position, you will:

  • Contribute to the fulfillment of the Providence Medical Group (PMG) mission and values by designing, implementing, maintaining and evaluating comprehensive and organization-wide patient safety, compliance and risk management programs.

  • Implement and ongoing evaluation of a comprehensive patient safety and infection prevention program for PMG, including improvement strategies.

  • Assess, mitigate, and manage medical risk.

  • Implement and ongoing evaluation of a comprehensive Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy compliance program for PMG.

  • Develop curriculum for initial and ongoing training in HIPAA compliance, patient and employee safety, and ethical disclosure practices for physicians and staff.

  • Develop, implement, and administer the policies related to litigation, BME or Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) complaints, government agency grievances and patient termination.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Oregon Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing

  • 5 to 10 years of healthcare administration/management

  • 2 years recent experience in medical/legal issues in a healthcare environment

  • Conversant with legal regulations related to the healthcare industry

  • Practicing knowledge of HIPAA regulations and statutes of grievance management

  • Demonstrated experience and success in organizational processes involving employee and patient safety, including change management processes

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters degree in nursing or related field

  • Current certification/recognition by a national professional organization such as Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC), Certified Case Manager (CCM)

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Quality Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 158823