The Risk Manager organizes and directs work designed to evaluate the causation of risk events for the Behavioral Health division and develops risk reduction strategies to minimize and eliminate events from recurring. This position also requires the ability to prepare and present information to Senior Management related to ongoing efforts to minimize and reduce risk events in the organization.
This is a strategic position with responsibility for analysis and oversight in incident reporting/investigation, and liability claims and reports preparation, including Sarbanes Oxley compliance reporting. This position reviews, formulates and implements policy and organizational changes as appropriate to meet the stated risk management objectives. Under supervision of the Sr. Director of Risk Management - BH, the Risk Manager directs organizational efforts in planning, implementation and management of the UHS Risk Management TERM program that is designed to enhance the quality of patient care, reduce injuries, prevent claims and minimize liability exposures. Under the direction of the Sr. Director provides assistance with the implementation, monitoring and enforcement of all aspects of the TERM program. The Risk Managers provide consultation and direction to facility based Risk Managers when complex situations arise that may threaten the assets of the Corporation; assists facilities in risk identification, reviews serious incidents with facility Risk Managers, provides guidance in investigations, and development of corrective actions; conducts annual TERM surveys at assigned facilities and/or as appointed by the Sr. Director.
Bachelor’s degree and/or healthcare licensure with a minimum of five years’ experience in a related healthcare and/or management/administrative field is required. A Master’s Degree in a healthcare related field is preferred. Minimum of 5 years in health care organization with increasing responsibility in risk prevention and risk management with progressive achievement.
The Risk Manager position can be located in various states across the country.
Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS*) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies. UHS subsidiaries own and operate 235 acute care and behavioral health facilities and surgery centers in 37 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom, and employ more than 74,000 people.
UHS’s business strat...egy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS’s well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style.