Administrator’s Role in Risk Management


[2512] Administrator’s Role in Risk Management

Education-Training Credits:

  • 1.50 Hr(s) HCSSA Administrator/Alternate

Summary: An overview of some of the common areas of risk that an administrator must consider.

HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:

  • §558.259[d][4]agency responsibilities
  • §558.260[a][2]development and interpretation of agency policies
  • §558.260[a][3]basic principles of management in a licensed health-related setting
  • §558.260[a][4]ethics
  • §558.260[a][6]risk assessment and management

Faculty: Patterson, Charlotte

Program Description: Administrators wear many hats. One of the most important roles however is the Administrator’s duty to recognize and mitigate risk factors.This program provides an overview of some of the common risk areas that an agency should be considering. Presentation Date: 11.19.2013 Areas of review will include:

  • patient care
  • nursing practice
  • employee property
  • financial risks

Program Objectives: Upon completion of this program, the viewer will be able to:

  • Discuss the broad areas of risk encountered in running an agency
  • Distinguish the 4 types of business insurance
  • Identify at least 3 common risks that Administrators encounter
  • Identify potential mistakes and practice guidelines in risk management

About the Presenter:
Charlotte E. Patterson, RN, BSN, JD,
is a VP, Associate General Counsel – Healthcare at Golden Living, a family of healthcare companies, including rehab, assisted living, skilled nursing care, and hospice. Collectively, the Golden Living family of companies has more than 42,000 employees who provide quality healthcare to more than 60,000 patients every day. Ms. Patterson assists the staff by providing legal and compliance guidance regarding a wide range of matters, including Health Law, State and Federal regulations, HR and employment issues. Her past practice includes Chief Compliance Officer for a large Homecare and Hospice organization, Claims Counsel for an international insurance corporation and Medical Malpractice litigation. Ms. Patterson received her B.S. in Nursing at the University of Florida and her J. D. at the University of Texas.

[2512] Administrator’s Role in Risk Management

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