The Director of Risk Management is responsible for the facility’s risk management activities, which includes, but may not be limited to a general knowledge of the insurance programs, assisting with claims/losses at the facility, interfacing with legal counsel, administering the risk management program on a daily basis, managing and analyzing risk management data, conducting risk management education programs, leading projects focused on loss reduction and patient safety, and complying with risk management standards of The Joint Commission, and other accreditation agencies.
This individual participates in formulating policy and/or organizational changes. The Director of Risk Management acts as a risk management subject matter expert, and consults with internal and external stakeholders on a wide array of initiatives. The Director of Risk Management focuses on risk reduction, patient safety, patient experience and loss prevention, and collaborates with colleagues across the organization with the goal of creating and maintaining a high-quality, safe environment for patients and associates alike. The Director of Management must be an effective communicator and possess strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
The Director of Risk Management will collaborate with clinicians and administrators to develop and execute loss reduction programs, so the ability to understand the complex relationship between root cause, clinical outcomes, risk management, and hospital performance is required. The Director of Risk Management must be highly skilled at working with various departments within a large medical center, and will lead initiatives from inception through implementation. This position will have one direct report.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or related field.
Clinical background required.
Master’s Degree preferred.
CPHRM certification or equivalent required.
Risk management, professional liability or loss control experience required.
At least 5 years of experience in Risk Management at the Director or Regional Director level required.
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About East Orange General Hospital
Our Model of Coordinated Regional Care - The Next Generation Healthcare System Prospect has been growing its business geographically primarily by acquiring health systems and now has 20 hospitals and several inpatient facilities which provide various combinations of mental health and skilled nursing services in 6 geographic markets in Southern California (Los Angeles, Orange County and the Inland Empire), Texas, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Our growth model is well poised to expand into other geographic markets. As a matter of strategy, Prospect has aligned the acquired hospitals with its employed and affiliated physicians through the development of IPAs in each existing and new market. Now there are company owned and developed IPAs in every major market—and IPAs will be developed as a lead component of its Coordinated Regional Care strategy in entering any new markets through hospital acquisition. The Coordinated Regional Care strategy is the primary reason health systems have selected Prospect as their capital and operations partner.