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Director Risk Manager

Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: Akron
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Akron Children's HospitalAkron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at .OUR PROMISES

  • To treat every child as we would our own
  • To treat others as they would like to be treated
  • To turn no child away for any reasonPrior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
    Full Time40 Hours/weekMonday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pmHybrid, 3 days a week onsite -
    The Risk Manager plans, organizes, directs, and controls the Risk Management Program for the Hospital. - -This role will oversee patient advocates and reports to the Chief Legal Officer. -Responsibilities:
    1.Adds value as a key member of management; understands the business, financials, industry, customers and strategy.

    2.Supervises employees, provides direction, coaches, trains and develops, and manages performance to company goals and expectations.

    3.Prepares, manages, and adheres to department budget to maintain expenditure controls.

    4.Plans, organizes, directs, and controls the Risk Management Program for the Hospital.

    5.Manages the organization and administration of risk management activities including analyzing and managing claims made against the company, interfacing with defense counsel, managing and analyzing risk management data, conducting risk assessments on clinical practice and care design processes, and conducting risk management education programs.

    6.The Risk Manager is vital in developing and monitoring risk management strategies and action plans to minimize the risk of injury to patients, visitors and staff and loss or damage to property. Identify and analyze potential risks.

    7.Appropriately communicates with the Legal, Finance, and other appropriate internal departments regarding risk management matter.

    8.Works in conjunction with the Quality Services in the design and implementation of policies and procedures related to loss prevention, patient safety, risk mitigation and patient rights.

    9.Administering Risk Management Program

    10.Other duties as required. -Other information:
    Technical Expertise
    1.Experience in experience in Risk Management, Quality Assurance, Medical Malpractice and/or general claims resolution is required.

    2.Experience with casualty claims, loss control and liability insurance management is preferred.

    3.Experience with conflict resolution and interviewing skills is required.

    4.Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.

    5.Experience in healthcare is preferred.

    6.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.

    Education and Experience
    1.Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing or other clinical health related field is required. Master's degree or Juris Doctor is preferred.

    2.Certification: CPHRM certification within two years is required.

    3.Years of relevant experience: 5 to 7 years is preferred.

    4.Years of experience supervising: 3 to 5 years is preferred. -Full Time -FTE: 1.000000
    Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

    Position: MANAGEMENT

Keywords: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron , Director Risk Manager, Executive , Akron, Ohio

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