Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/11/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Involves the development and administration of a systematic program designed to reduce risk and injury. Manages the identification, analysis and assessment of loss potential throughout the facility, identifies legal risks related to professional, employment and comprehensive general liability. Evaluates and advises on trends of professional, employment and comprehensive general liability claims experience to the administrative and medical staff. Makes recommendations concerning professional conduct, standards of care and facility operation to reduce exposure to liability and insurance claims. May represent the organization in litigation and non-litigated matters and coordinates with attorneys, third party administrators and UC Office of the President.
As recognized expert, regularly advises management on methods to reduce exposure to liability and insurance claims, across the medical center or health system. Leads and conducts complex risk analyses with broad impact. Establishes relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to develop actions to reduce risk and injury.
Defines the process and methodologies of the risk management program for the medical center or system. Establishesrelationships with stakeholders across the medical center or health system to develop and implement actions to reducerisk and injury. Consults with staff on health care laws, UC, and hospital policies.
Regularly leads and conducts complex and varied analyses of issues or concepts with broad impact. Uses data toevaluate the organizations' compliance with risk management goals. Performs legal research related to risk managementoperational issues. Investigates events for potential liability.
Instrumental in the effort to develop risk management annual plans. Makes recommendations for department goals andlong-term strategy Provides support to on-going reviews and revises existing hospital administrative policies.
Ensure policies and processes reflect new developments, updated regulatory requirements, and best practicemethodologies. Regularly leads and guides upper management on risk management matters, impacting the entireorganization. Informs risk leadership on a regular basis about areas of risk exposure and plans to address thoseexposures.
As recognized expert, provides strategic guidance on process to Management. Identifies areas for improvement anddevelops methods for assessing internal and external compliance, risk and increased efficiency. Participates incommittees and taskforces on developing hospital policies across a broad spectrum, including PerformanceImprovement, Patient Safety, and Ethics.
Mentors and coaches professionals. Assists Professionals in developing and acquiring documentation skills and abilities.Encourages development in a risk management specialty and continuing education opportunities to develop analysistechniques. Responsible for any reporting to federal agencies necessary under Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).
Represents the medical center in small claims court disputes, prepares and presents witnesses, writes briefs for smallclaims matters that are outside the UC Regents self-insured programs. Manages subpoenas. Develops appropriateresponses for individuals with questions regarding subpoena actions. Supports faculty and staff in responding tolicensing board issues.
Conducts and analyzes reports related to special risk management investigations. Monitors claims and incidents for earlyinterventional opportunities to mitigate exposure and prevent further events.
Works with Office of Risk Management and Office of the President to administer professional liability program.
Makes recommendations for risk management standards, goals, strategy and planning, supporting recommendationswith deep industry and technical knowledge. Establishes new and innovative ways to monitor and measure outcomes,improve quality control, utilize technology or systems, etc. Regularly leads and facilitates workgroups.
Participates in developing and presenting extensive in-service training programs for staff and physicians on riskmanagement principles, healthcare law, policies. Writes articles related to department developments.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in business, healthcare administration or related area, and / or equivalent combination of experience / training.
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The mission of the University Risk Management and Insurance Association is to advance the discipline of risk management
in higher education.