The Director of Risk Management directs and supervises major functions to include: clinical risk management; management of claims (professional liability, general liability, auto liability, and property damage), and enterprise risk management. Supervises a staff of risk management coordinators to carry out the functions. Works with staff throughout the organization, from senior leaders to front-line colleagues, to promote risk management, patient and colleague safety, and quality improvement. Plays a key role in managing self- insurance funds through reserving, monitoring expenditures, assessing risk exposure, and making recommendations for resolution. Employs a data driven approach to risk management, analyzing events and claims data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement. Develops and delivers educational programs for providers and colleagues related to risk management.
Job Responsibilities and Work Environment
Execution (operations Management) 30.0%
Manage operations through the development, monitoring and achievement of goals and tactics that support consistent high quality services and drive operations in alignment with strategic plans. Develop, monitor and manage the budget process in alignment with organizational guidelines.
Effectively utilize organizational information systems and data related to operational management.
Leading People (Human Resources). 20.0%
Build an effective workforce by following established hiring and interviewing practices and guidelines, labor/scope of practice laws, and effective use of labor resources.
Promote and ensure a positive work environment, influence retention, interpret and apply consistency in managing a diverse qualified, efficient, and engaged workforce.
Perform talent management activities and succession planning activities with a focus on leadership development, goal setting, leadership accountability, mentoring, and support of career growth opportunities through stretch assignments and expanded roles.
Coach and develop staff by providing effective and timely feedback to include recognizing employees and addressing performance using the performance management system.
Effectively utilize organizational information systems and data related to human resources.
Transformation (Continuous Improvement and Relationship Management). 20.0%
Develop and communicate ambitious performance measures with leadership to improve outcomes.
Create and support a culture that maximizes the acceptance of change.
Apply quality and problem solving tools in leading and collaborating with others to improve outcomes (including patient safety) and processes.
Effectively utilize organizational information systems and data related to continuous improvement.
Strategic Management. 20.0%
Develop, execute, monitor, adapt and achieve outcomes/goals of a product line or departmental plan to support the strategic objectives of the organization, which optimizes collaborative and partnered relationships. (e.g. operational, quality, employee engagement, financial).
Ensure staff and self are educated on an ongoing basis and in compliance with state, federal, and regulatory agency(s) requirements, in addition to adherence with organizational and departmental policies, procedures and practices of the organization.
Perform other work assignments as required.
Functional Demands- Work Environment: Very-light-sedentary
Sitting: Frequent(36-66% of day)
Standing: Occasional(0-35% of day)
Walking: Occasional(0-35% of day)
Climbing: Not Applicable
Carrying objects: Not Applicable
Push/pull: Not Applicable
Twisting: Not Applicable
Bending: Not Applicable
Reaching forward: Not Applicable
Reaching overhead: Not Applicable
Squat/kneel/crawl: Not Applicable
Wrist position deviation: Occasional(0-35% of day)
Pinching/fine motor activities: Occasional(0-35% of day)
Keyboard use/repetitive motion: Frequent(36-66% of day)
Taste: Not Applicable
Talk: Continuous(67-100% of day)
Smell: Not Applicable
Driving: Not Applicable
Lifting (shoulder level and above): N/A
Lifting (floor to waist level): N/A
Lifting (waist level to shoulder level): N/A
Near Vision: Accurate 20/40
Far Vision: Accurate 20/40
Color Discrimination: No
Depth Perception: Accurate
Bloodborne/other biologic pathogens: Not Anticipated
Our health network covers metro Omaha and extends across the region providing you access to more than 1,000 doctors and nearly 70 specialty and primary care health centers to help keep you healthy. Our two hospitals, Nebraska Medical Center and Bellevue Medical Center have more than 800 licensed beds to deliver our promise of “Serious Medicine, Extraordinary Care.” Our more than 9,000 employees are honored to be part of the region’s leading academic health network.
Nebraska Medicine and our research and education partner, the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), share the same mission: to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.
People come from around the country and the world for the unique expertise available from Nebraska Medicine. We trace our roots back to 1869 with the founding of Omaha’s first hospital. In the decades since, our experts have built an international reputation for breakthroughs in cancer care, organ transplantation and treatment of infectious diseases.
Nebraska Medical Center is the state’s largest ho...spital and for several consecutive years has been awarded best in state by U.S. News & World Report, listed as one of the 100 greatest hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review and included in Forbes best in state employers. Nebraska Medicine has also been recognized by the Human Right's Campaign as a "LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader."