Risk Management Team Specialist - Blacksburg - job 636871

New River Valley Community Services

Date: 02/24/2021

City: Blacksburg, Virginia

Employment type: Full-time


This is a new position that will be responsible for supporting the agency's risk management activities, patient safety, and continuous quality improvement. Responsibilities include tracking serious incident reports, conducting root cause analyses, risk management strategy recommendations, and acting as a liaison between programs and the Risk Management Team. This position will assist the Quality Assurance department in maintaining standards of care, policies and procedures, compliance with regulations and our quality improvement plan.


Knowledge of the principles and practices of providing care to individuals and their families affected by mental illness, substance use disorders or developmental disabilities. Knowledge of state Licensure, credentialing and national behavioral health accreditation standards with the ability to develop trainings as well as train staff and maintain all documentation and practices consistent with Licensure and accreditation standards. Ability to prepare adequate data trend reports and communicate findings effectively in both writing and verbally. Knowledge of information technology needed to complete job tasks utilizing Excel and data management to support quality improvement strategies.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree required. Degree in human services or related quality, compliance, and/or risk management field is preferred with quality assurance or risk management experience. Experience with Excel is required. One year of supervisory experience or leadership is preferred


NRVCS offers an excellent benefits package including:o Generous Paid Time Offo Health, Vision, and Dental Insuranceo Life Insuranceo VRS Retirement

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