Nothing is more cherished here than people with vision and a proactive style!
As the Senior Director of Risk Management, you will oversee the Risk Management department and risk program in the hospital and its affiliates, and report directly to the hospital’s General Counsel. Your ability to foresee potential risks and identify trends is ideal for an organization that looks to the future the way ours does. Come collaborate with senior management, the hospital board, and all types of medical/clinical staff to establish, coordinate and uphold far-sighted and innovative risk plans that support our quality reputation.
In this position, you will proactively and collaboratively identify and address any problems, incidents, and issues of concern. You will review issues of a potentially litigious nature, design and implement hospital-wide reporting systems, review clinical events and adverse outcomes, and refer matters to third parties (ranging from hospital departments and teams, to quality committees and legal or insurance representatives). As our Senior Director of Risk Management, you will also be a vital source of educational programs that can minimize professional liability and optimize adherence to hospital and regulatory quality of care standards.
The selected professional will also:
Establish a comprehensive approach to identify, review, and resolve clinical events, both actual and perceived
Identify patterns, trends, significant issues, and creative approaches to them
Help run staff education and in-service training programs that foster adherence to standards for risk management/reduction
Participate in regulatory reporting activities (NYPORTS, DoH, JCAHO, etc.)
Be a source of expertise for lawyers, insurance carriers, and other partners to claims and potentially litigious events
Address any patient care and clinical issues daily
Facilitate Root Cause Analysis, Risk, Quality and Patient Safety committees
Conduct initial investigations into adverse occurrences and other reported incidences
Perform quarterly peer reviews
The ideal candidate has:
A Bachelor’s degree (Master’s desired) in Nursing and license to practice nursing (preferred), Business Administration, JD, or healthcare-related field
Five years of experience in risk management, within in large hospital environment
Current licensure in the respective health discipline
ARM or CHPRM professional certification strongly preferred
Ability to build excellent rapport with TBHC staff
Substantial amount of motivation, organizational skill, and computer proficiency
Demonstrated ability to develop creative solutions to significant issues
Strong organizational, computer, and interpersonal communication skills, particularly with regard to liaison with regulatory agencies, lawyers, and insurance personnel
Capacity to manage stressful situations and urgent deadlines with a firm, clear head
The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC), the first Brooklyn Hospital since 1845, has been dedicated to providing outstanding health services, education, and research to keep the people of Brooklyn and Greater New York healthy. TBHC focuses on ensuring optimal patient care using advanced technology, innovative medical and surgical treatments, and staff expertise. Located in the heart of stimulating, vibrant Downtown Brooklyn, TBHC is an affiliate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and an academic affiliate of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
To apply, please email your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org We are an equal opportunity employer.
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About The Brooklyn Hospital Center
The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) has been KEEPING BROOKLYN HEALTHY since 1845. Today, it is the only hospital in Downtown Brooklyn. This 464-bed community, teaching hospital, offers primary and specialized medical care, sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic services, cutting-edge technology, and specialized surgery to more than 300,000 patients annually. TBHC is a clinical affiliate of the Mount Sinai Health Hospital and an academic affiliate of The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. TBHC has fully accredited, independent residency programs in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Family Practice, General Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and trains more than 250 physicians each year.
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