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Facility Name
Kingwood Pines Hospital
KINGWOOD, TX 77339 US (Primary)
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Job Description


One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.


Kingwood Pines Hospital is a 116 bed facility located in the beautiful residential Kingwood community.  We are located about 30 miles northeast of the Houston Medical Center.  The hospital provides 24-hour emergency services.  We serve children, adolescents, and adults for psychiatric and behavioral health.  The hospital also has services in intensive outpatient and partial hospital program services.

Kingwood Pines Hospital is seeking a talented and dynamic Director of Risk Management. The Director of Risk Management coordinates overall QAPI Program and provides education to staff regarding Performance Improvement and Risk Management. Coordinates risk management data for appropriate evaluation and risk trend analysis. Ensures that the patient's rights are adhered to and patient grievances are resolved. Provides executive direction and oversight to departments of responsibility.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversees facility Risk management Program, Provide in-services in Risk Management in monthly new hire orientations as needed;
  • Coordinates Risk Management data for evaluation, trending and reporting.
  • Cross trained with Director of Performance of Improvement to oversee this function in absence of Director of PI.
  • Manages facility incident reports.
  • Participates with leaders from the governing body, management, medical and allied staff to improve the quality and appropriateness of patient care. Attend meetings including but not limited to, Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Safety, QAPI, Nurse Management, Research, Medical Executive;
  • Ensures patient confidentiality is maintained and act to safeguard PHI;
  •  Implement the T.E.R.M. Risk Management program to enhance patient care and safety reduce liability situations through ongoing assessment and evaluation of general hospital and clinical areas of risk.
  • Conduct intensive analysis/root cause analysis in a pro-active manner to address pertinent patient care safety issues/risks, serious incidents (Level III and Level IV), and in response to a near miss or sentinel event
  • Adheres to the Service Excellence Standards.
  • Risk Manager’s role as the on-site representative of the Corporate Insurance Program in the management of claims and litigation of professional and general liability issues.
  • Works closely with corporate risk manager in establishing new practices based on corporate wide patient safety alerts.
  • Facilitate monthly patient safety council meeting and keeps meeting minutes.


This Opportunity Provides The Following:

  • UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Extended Sick Leave Bank
  • Education Reimbursement & Assistance
Job Requirements


Position Requirements:

  • Education: College degree in health care related field
  • Experience: Requires a minimum of 3 years of experience in Quality Improvement, preferably in a psychiatric/chemical dependency setting.
  • Licensure: CPHQ, RHIT, RHIA, RN
  • Additional Requirements:   N/A


UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.


UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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