Due to continued growth, BETA Healthcare Group is adding additional staff to our Risk Management and Patient Safety team. We would like to find a Director of Risk Management for our San Diego office who would like to be part of this exciting expansion.
Position Summary: Under direct supervision of the VP of Risk Management, serve as expert risk consultant to over 200 healthcare entities insured by BETA Risk Management Authority and HealthPro RRG. Design, implement and oversee patient safety and risk management programs based on national, statewide and local trends with a focus on organizational culture, performance improvement and risk mitigation.
Design and implement risk management and patient safety programs utilizing the principles and practice of the science of safety for Members in BHG and HealthPro RRG
Conducts analysis of local, state and national risk trends to direct loss prevention effort
Provides risk consultation to members and insureds. Serves as internal expert on risk related issues across the enterprise. Conducts and provides on-site risk assessments, education and training.
Develops and implements directed loss prevention programs to include programmatic activities designed to reduce risk and enhance patient safety. Works cooperatively with BETA team members.
Promotes good internal and external communications
Other duties as necessary
This position requires 30% - 50% travel within State of California EOE EXCELLENT BENEFITS, INCLUDING RETIREMENT PLAN
BS degree; MS preferred
California licensed RN, NP, PA
CPHRM or CPPS preferred (required within 12 months of hire)
Clinical experience in perioperative services and/or infection control, preferred
Minimum of five years experience as hospital or health system risk manager or patient safety officer. Project management and/or performance improvement experience a plus
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Comfortable with public speaking.
Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment
Good organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to travel as necessary
Proficient with computers/software including Office 2010 and Windows 7
Additional Salary Information: COMMENSURATE WITH BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE
BETA Healthcare Group (BETA) is the largest professional liability insurer of hospitals on the West Coast, providing coverage to more than 250 hospitals and healthcare facilities. In addition, BETA provides workers' compensation coverage for over 40,000 healthcare workers in California. BETA also has a long-established and growing commitment to physicians, providing medical professional liability ...coverage to over 6,000 physicians and more than 50 medical groups. Beyond primary liability and workers’ compensation coverage, BETA provides an entire suite of alternative risk and insurance services, including excess healthcare professional liability coverage, excess workers’ compensation coverage, third-party claims administration services, risk management consulting services and claims management consulting services. Whether with hospitals, medical groups, clinics or hospices, BETA has earned a reputation for financial strength, rate stability, quality service and breadth of coverage that is unparalleled in the industry.