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Company: Unity Psychiatric Care
Location: Huntsville, AL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Our acute-care psychiatric hospital provides stabilizing care for adults, especially seniors, who are experiencing a mental health crisis or behavioral complications from a mental health diagnosis or dementia. As Risk Manager Nurse, you will implement and develop quality initiatives and risk management.

Apply today if you want a great job in a team-oriented culture where people care about each other. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and advancement opportunities. Unity Psychiatric Care owns five psychiatric hospitals in Tennessee and Alabama. We are a division of American Health Partners, a multifaceted company with operations in seven states. Come grow with us!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation; including, but not limited to:  

  • Manage results for such key areas as clinical quality, service excellence, people management, and financial management
  • Assist in the creation of an environment that demonstrates mutual trust and respect and two-way communication with all disciplines
  • Take a step by step approach in organizing the parts of a problem or situation in order to reach desired goal
  • Educate and train leadership and staff members as to the risk management program and their respective responsibilities in carrying out the risk management program
  • Lead, facilitate, and advise departments in designing risk management strategies within their own department
  • Collect, evaluate, and maintain data concerning patient injuries, claims, and worker's compensation and other risk-related data
  • Investigate and analyze root causes, patterns, and/or trends. Help identify and implement corrective action where appropriate
  • Actively participate in or facilitate committees related to risk management, safety, and quality improvement
  • Develop and implement the organization's risk management program in a manner that fulfills the mission and strategic goals of the organization while complying with federal and state laws and regulations and accreditation standards related to risk management and safety
  • Perform random audits of patient charts
  • Supervise Activity Therapist and Therapist/Case Manager for daily schedules and documentation in the absence of the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Required Work Experience:  

  • A minimum of two years' experience in one or more of the following fields: risk management, quality improvement, health information management, healthcare administration, patient care, and/or business management
  • Adult/geriatric psychiatric experience preferred

Licensing/Certification/Education Requirements

  • Graduate from an accredited nursing school 
  • Current State LPN Required, RN Preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Position may require unscheduled overtime, week-end work
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours

Physical Requirements

  • Job will require frequent lifting of objects up to 40 pounds
  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling


Our organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Organization will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made.



  • Bachelors degree or better

Licenses & Certifications

  • CPR Certification
  • Registered Nurse

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