Risk Manager

Boca Raton, FL
Nov 10, 2017
Dec 03, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Reporting to the Director of Risk Management, the Part-Time Risk Manager will support the day to day functions of the risk management program, including the functions of clinical risk management, program administration, claims management, and risk management education for this facility. Responsibilities are focused on the reduction of loss to the institution through the timely review of occurrence reports, development of investigation plans and investigations in coordination with other hospital representatives and preparation of written assessments. This individual will also be responsible for coordinating those systems necessary for identification, evaluation, monitoring, reduction and/or elimination of professional risk exposures. Responsibilities include coordination of claims management and pre-trial preparations as well as coordination of grievances. She/he will provide counseling and education to facility leadership, clinical personnel, the board of trustees and medical staff members related to risk exposures including risk prevention and risk reduction. This position is potentially convertible to a full time position pending the budget review process.


  • Expected to have knowledge of legal issues pertaining to professional liability, risk management and Performance Improvement activities.

  • Have knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes, medical records and patient care systems.

  • Expected to have knowledge of Joint Commission, Federal and State Regulations/Statutes pertaining to healthcare.

  • Facilitate development of Hospital Risk Management Program and the Patient Safety Program which correlates with the facility's strategic plan.

  • Conduct risk assessments, safety assessments and analysis of complex organizational systems within the facility and facilitate development of corrective action plan.

  • Conduct annual evaluation of the effectiveness of the risk management program and the Patient Safety Program and develop/modify goals as needed.

  • Formulate an analysis plan for data management.

  • Analyze incidents/occurrences and identify patterns as evidence for decision-making.

  • Provide guidance for an evidence based risk management and patient safety program for the facility.

  • Determine the appropriate investigative technique and strategies to utilize with various types of potential claims.

  • Identify those occurrences that are potentially compensable events, and initiatespreservation of evidence and defense.

  • Oversee investigations of incidents that could lead to professional liability claims.

  • Work with patients/families and visitors where appropriate to resolve outstanding issues within the guidelines approved by the facility administration.

  • Develop policies and procedures to implement the Risk Management Program, annual risk management plan and patient safety plan.

  • Provide direction to the Board of Trusteesand the Medical Staff in the identification and analysis of significant risk and patient safety issues affecting the clinical operations of the facility.

  • Work with appropriate Hospital Departments to develop and coordinate risk and patient safety initiatives at the facility level.

  • Meet with Administration routinely to review risk management cases and claims; also, review patient safety issues.

  • Disseminate information and research relating to changes in regulatory requirements and clinical research pertinent to patient safety and potential liability exposures and risk issues.

  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

  • Expected to be proactive in providing hospitality to all BRRH's patients, families, visitors, employees and physicians Expected to serve as an ambassador for BRRH

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in Nursing

  • Minimum of three to five year's of related experience

  • Florida Health Care Risk Manager License issued by AHCA

**Potentially Convertible To A Full-Time Position

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