Director Risk Management & Legal Services, Legal Dept, Full Time, 80 hours Bi-Weekly
Reporting directly to the Vice President Legal Services, the Director of Risk Management and Legal is responsible for providing system-wide leadership for the organization’s risk management program, practical and wide-ranging advice on legal issues, and review of contracts/renewals related to suppliers and independent contractors. Works collaboratively with the VP of Legal Services to develop, and ensure the effectiveness of, systems to identify, evaluate, and mitigate risk for the organization on an ongoing basis, ensuring that risk mitigation strategies cover both hospital-based and ambulatory services, including employed physician practices. Will independently manage projects and coordinate work to deliver timely results.
Education – Juris Doctor required.
Experience – Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in health care, risk management and/or claims. Prior hospital and/or physician practice related experience strongly preferred. Clinical experience a plus.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities – High ethical standards. Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills. Ability to clearly present complex concepts verbally and in writing to all levels of the Health System, and externally. Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple projects. Ability to research, analyze and interpret regulatory requirements and apply them to policy, procedure and practice. Knowledge of MS Office applications and healthcare information systems.
Internal Number: DIRRI03317
Meritus Medical Center is a state-of-the-art, not-for-profit, community hospital that has cared for patients for more than a century. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Meritus Medical Center invests millions of dollars and resources each year to provide for the health care needs of vulnerable and underserved populations. The hospital’s link to Robinwood Professional Center, a multiservice medical mall, creates a combined one-million-square-foot main campus, the largest medical footprint in the state. A proven provider of expert care, some of Meritus Medical Center’s recent achievements include:
•Magnet® Designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or ANCC for excellence in nursing care. Meritus Medical Center has joined the top 8% of hospitals in the country as a Magnet® hospital.
•The Silver Beacon of Excellence award for the critical care unit, recognition from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses or AACN for exceptional care
•The certified primary stroke center, a recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus.
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.