The Risk Manager organizes and directs work designed to evaluate the causation of riskevents for the Behavioral Health division and develops risk reduction strategies to minimize and eliminate events from recurring. This position also requires the ability to prepare and present information to Senior Management related to ongoing efforts to minimize and reduce riskevents in the organization.
This is a strategic position with responsibility for analysis and oversight in incident reporting/investigation, and liabilityclaims and reports preparation, including Sarbanes Oxley compliance reporting. This position reviews, formulates and implements policy and organizational changes as appropriate to meet the stated risk management objectives.
Under supervision of the Sr. Director of Risk Management - BH, the Risk Manager directs organizational efforts in planning, implementation and management of the UHS Risk Management TERM program that is designed to enhance the quality of patient care, reduce injuries, preventclaims and minimize liability exposures.
Under the direction of the Sr. Director provides assistance with the implementation, monitoring and enforcement of all aspects of the TERM program. The Risk Managers provide consultation and direction to facility based Risk Managers when complex situations arise that may threaten the assets of the Corporation;
assists facilities in risk identification, reviews serious incidents with facility Risk Managers, provides guidance in investigations, and development of corrective actions; conducts annual TERM surveys at assigned facilities and/or as appointed by the Sr. Director.
Bachelor’s degree and/or healthcare licensure with a minimum of five years’ experience in a related healthcare and/or management/administrative field is required. A Master’s Degree in a healthcare related field is preferred. Minimum of 5 years in health care organization with increasing responsibility in risk prevention and risk management with progressive achievement.
The Risk Manager position can be located in various states across the country.