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What will you be doing in this role?
Responsible for providing legal risk management consultation throughout the health system. Provides direction and consultation to clinical and non-clinical hospital employees on legal issues and/or medical/legal issues related to hospital operations. Researches legal/health care issues. Facilitates risk control activities and risk assessment throughout the system to reduce number, severity, and cost of losses. Oversees and manages the discovery process on assigned claims and investigates potential liability issues. Manages/directs defense counsel on assigned cases. Participates as needed for trial/mandatory and voluntary settlement conferences as appropriate or required by the court. Takes "24 hour on-call" for the department in accordance with department call schedule. Represents Risk Management Department on various committees and at SAE or RCA meetings. Assists Executive Director with administrative duties and day to day operations of the Risk Management Department. Provides clinical risk management/legal advice/assistance to the IRB for human research study subject consent issues.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.
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