Sr. Risk Analyst in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/15/2022

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Job Description



The Senior Risk Analyst is responsible for handling Loss Control/Risk Analysis functions in the Corporate Risk Management department. The Senior Risk Analyst is responsible for assisting the Director of Risk and Risk Analyst.  The Senior Risk Analyst is also responsible for assisting, collaborating and coaching facility Risk Managers in day to day management of Acadia Risk Management Program.  The Senior Risk Analyst may be required to travel to facilities to assist Risk Managers or conduct audits of the Risk Management Program. Overall responsibilities comprise of managing incident data to evaluate compliance with Acadia Risk Management program.  The Senior Risk Analyst must be able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously within inflexible time frame.


  1. Communicate with facility Risk Manager to receive notification or information of adverse events, including coaching staff with mitigation efforts and investigation requirements.
  2. Create reports key metrics related to the Risk Management Program.
  3. Analyze risk related data to better understand potential risk and actual risk and anticipate losses.
  4. Analyze incident data to track and identify trends to reduce risk exposures, prevent incident re-occurrence/loss, and improve the quality of care. This includes monitoring participation in the Safety Certification Program and providing feedback to facility Risk Managers.
  5. Make recommendations to reduce risk.
  6. Review documents provided by facility related to Risk Management, including investigations submitted by a facility to assess risk. Communicates with facility to gather additional documents as needed and ensure implementation of interventions to reduce risk.
  7. Collaborate with other departments to promote the principals of enterprise risk management.
  8. Routinely communicates result of risk assessments/audits to facility Risk Mangers and various levels of leadership.
  9. Provide education and guidance to facility Risk Managers upon hire and as needed. This includes onboarding new facility Risk Managers to the Acadia Risk Management Program.
  10. Recognize and identify facilities that may need guidance or an onsite risk assessment audit.
  11. Arrange, prepare, conduct, and follow-up from on-site Facility Risk Assessments.
  12. Recognize and identify facilities that may need guidance or an onsite risk assessment audit.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Complies with organizational policies, procedures, performance improvement initiatives and maintains organizational and industry policies regarding confidentiality.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively to person(s) receiving services and their family members, guests and other members of the health care team.
  • Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintains them over time.
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect and cooperation among team members.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.


  • College Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office; especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Accurate typing of 45+ words per minute.
  • Knowledge of office administration procedures with the ability to operate most standard office equipment.
  • Ability to work professionally with sensitive, proprietary data & information while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels; both internal and external.
  • Exercises sound judgment in responding to inquiries; understands when to route inquiries to next level.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously within inflexible time frames. Ability to adapt to frequent priority changes.
  • Capable of working within established policies, procedures and practices prescribed by the organization.
  • English sufficient to provide and receive instructions/directions.


  • CPHRM preferred but not required


  • This position is an Individual Contributor


  • Must be able to perform essential functions listed on the job description, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to sit and stand, intermittent 8 to 10 hours a day.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
  • Must be able to speak to medium sized audience with and without the use of a microphone.
  • Must be able to use standard office equipment, including the telephone and computer keyboard.
  • Continuously works under pressure of near 100% accuracy while meeting competing deadlines.
  • Continuously utilizes manual/bi-manual dexterity, near vision, speech, and hearing.
  • Frequently stands, walks, sits and utilizes eye/hand coordination and color definition.
  • Occasionally reaches above shoulder, regularly required to lift and/or carry up to 20 lbs.
  • Occasionally walks on uneven surfaces.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 15% of the time, including flying and driving rental cars.
  • To accommodate travel, must be able to transport own luggage and computer estimated up to 25 pounds.


While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances
(e.g. emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.