Director, Risk Management

Location: Sunrise, FL, United States
Position Overview:
Direct the risk and claim management responsibilities of the Corporate Risk Management Department to include evaluating potentially compensable events and managing and monitoring malpractice claims made against the Company, its affiliated practices and employees.

  • Bachelor's  degree or equivalent; or four-to-ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certified Professional Healthcare Risk Manager and/or prior experience as a healthcare liability claims adjuster.
  • Review risk related events, incident reports, loss runs, contracts, malpractice background reviews to evaluate liability exposure.
  • Oversee investigations of incidents and claims, evaluate any event that could result in a claim.
  • Coordinate development and presentation on risk management issues.
  • Consult with medical staff regarding identified risks and the development and implementation of corrective measures.
  • Participate in the orientation of new employees to introduce risk management philosophies and programs.
Claims Management: 
  • Oversee and manage medical malpractice claim program.
  • Develop claims handling strategies and oversee the claims management program including interacting with TPAs, claims adjusters and defense counsel.
  • Coordinate and participate in quarterly claim meetings.
  • Attend mediations and trials, as requested.
  • Correspond and communicate claim status with involved parties and the Vice President of Risk and provide recommendation for resolution of claim.
Other Management Responsibilities: 
  • Assist with preparation of budget, monitor expenses.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and set goals for Risk Management Staff.
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