Mid-Columbia Medical Center (MCMC) is a 49-bed rural comprehensive medical center located in The Dalles, Oregon offering a diverse array of care and services, and is internationally recognized as one of the leading innovators in patient-centered care.
MCMC offers a continuum of services, including education, wellness and prevention programs, outpatient and in-home services. Our commitment to offering our patients a broad range of advanced care has led to the development of a modern medical campus staffed by highly trained health professionals using the latest medical technology. In 1992, MCMC became the first hospital in the world to implement the Planetree philosophy of care facility wide. In the ensuing years, MCMC has been transformed into a one-of-a-kind center of healing, addressing a person’s emotional, spiritual, intellectual and environmental concerns in addition to their physical needs.
In June 2014, Mid-Columbia Medical Center and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) forged an alliance designed to elevate the delivery of health services in the region by enabling us to offer a more comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services.
We are currently seeking a Risk Management Director to be responsible for the facility’s risk management activities, which includes, but is not limited to, managing claims against the facility, interfacing with defense legal counsel, administering the risk management program on a day-to-day basis, managing and analyzing risk management data, conducting the risk management educational programs, complying with risk management related to standards by TJC and with the objective of maintaining patient safety, enhancing quality care and minimizing loss to protect the assets of the facility. The successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing and formulating policy or organizational changes and making recommendations for final approval by senior management. The Risk Management Director will also provide planning and leadership to the Medical Staff Office, work closely with physician leadership and attend medical staff committee meetings.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in nursing, healthcare administration, clinical specialty or related field, a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) or ability to obtain within 2 years of hire, and a minimum of 3 years of experience in risk management (preferably in healthcare) or at least 5 years of experience in healthcare leadership. Experience as a manager of a hospital department is desired. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the daily operations of risk management and the Medical Staff Office; proficiency with Microsoft Office; and strong written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Knowledge of medical/legal issues, laws, regulatory agency requirements and standards preferred.
Located along the banks of the mighty Columbia River, just 90 minutes east of Portland, The Dalles is the eastern gateway to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The area boasts 300 days of sunshine every year nurturing bountiful agricultural products, like cherries, grapes and wheat, while enticing cyclists, geocachers, hikers, hunters, fishers, history buffs, wind sport enthusiasts and wine lovers to take advantage of a destination rich in history, culture and recreational opportunities.
ecognized for Excellence Across the Board
Mid-Columbia Medical Center offers a wide array of healthcare services to residents in the Columbia River Gorge and its surrounding areas. Our medical experts are highly trained and stay up to date with relevant, new medical techniques and state-of-the-art technology. MCMC is well-known throughout the community for providing effective, compassionate, and customized healthcare for all our patients.
Our patient-centered services have won us the following recognitions:
For our devotion to providing the highest quality of healthcare, we were accredited by the Joint Commission. The commission is a private, non-profit organization that recognizes hospitals for providing unparalleled healthcare services.
For our commitment to serving our patients with the utmost respect and compassion, MCMC was named 1 of 15 “U.S. Hospitals with Heart” by Modern Maturity magazine. This honor is awarded to hospitals whose employees provide consistent, top not