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Director of Risk Management
In this role, you will manage projects to achieve clinical risk management/patient safety goals and objectives including those related to risk identification, loss prevention, and control. You will be accountable for managing all phases of improvement projects including design, prioritization, staffing, development, implementation, analysis, metrics, and reporting as well as prepare reports on safety issues, professional liability cases and risk management patterns, trends, and issues. In addition, you will coordinate and deliver risk management education, training, and communication programs and function as an expert authority to physicians and other staff regarding risk management/patient safety issues.
At least three years of management experience
At least eight years of related experience
A master's degree or six years of directly related experience with a high school diploma or GED
JD or MD preferred
CPHRM certification required within two years
Clinical license preferred
Advanced knowledge of own area of functional responsibility and working knowledge of multiple related functions
Advanced knowledge and broad expertise of policies, practices, and systems
Excellent writing and presentation skills
Excellent knowledge of quality assurance, performance improvement, and root cause analysis, as well as failure modes and effects analysis, system safety, and performance reporting
A strong understanding of medical malpractice and claims management processes, including tort principles and proceedings
The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 690967.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
This position supports Kaiser Permanenteâ€™s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.