Watson Clinic LLP, a large multi-specialty group located in Lakeland, Florida, is seeking an experienced Risk Management executive to oversee our organization-wide risk management program. The successful candidate will be responsible for risk identification, investigation and monitoring; performance improvement to reduce risk and improve patient care systems; litigation support; claims management and collaboration with staff, physicians, insurers and legal counsel. The successful candidate will provide basic and complex preventative risk management assessment of processes, procedures and programs, including education, consultation, liaison activities, oversight of clinic Safety Committee, infection control, and assistance to providers as needed. The Risk Management Department consists of six staff in addition to the Director.
Education: A degree in a related field and certification in Healthcare Risk Management are required. A clinical background is preferred.
Experience: A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible managerial and supervisory experience in healthcare risk management. Comprehensive knowledge of healthcare risk management practices, operations, and regulatory and legal requirements. Strong managerial and supervisory skills with demonstrated ability to influence others and build positive relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization. Excellent oral, written and listening skills.
Minimum of 3 years in a leadership position in a healthcare risk management department.
Internal Number: 99-992
About Watson Clinic LLP
Watson Clinic LLP is one of the largest independent multispecialty medical groups in Florida. We provide comprehensive healthcare services to residents of Lakeland, Polk County, Central Florida and beyond. First established in 1941, Watson Clinic has grown to include over 215 board certified physicians representing 40 different medical and surgical specialties, in addition to a well-qualified team of midlevel providers. The Clinic has over 1700 employees and 18 locations within or near Lakeland.
Watson Clinic is located in beautiful Central Florida, within easy driving distance to both Tampa and Orlando. Lakeland is named for its 38 lakes and is infused with Old Florida history and natural beauty.