Risk Manager - Risk Management (Full Time, Day Shift)
Nicklaus Children’s Health System
Location: Miami, Florida
Internal Number: 23128
Assists the Leader in coordinating functions and activities in the department. Conducts investigations for risk mitigation and makes recommendations for loss prevention. Collaborates with department director, Office of the General Counsel, outside defense counsel, third party investigator and other hospital personnel on issues relating to Risk Management. Participates in system wide performance improvement activities.
Job Specific Duties
Advises the Leader regarding pertinent issues and problems relating to risk issues in the operation of the hospital.
Assists with the maintenance and revisions to the incident reporting system.
Develops and provides Risk Management orientation and other educational services for personnel regarding risk issues as required by state statute.
Investigates and reports to DOH all allegations of sexual misconduct as reported by patients, families or employees.
Participates in claims management activities such as responding to requests for productions, interrogatories, etc
Prepares and/or assists in the preparation and presentation of periodic reports regarding Risk Management services, financial activities and other special reports.
Provides information for evaluation and revision of hospital regulations, policies and procedures.
Recommends and implements changes in potential and known risk exposures.
Researches and maintains trending data on Risk Management issues and medical and nursing standards of care identified through incident report and patient grievances.
The Risk Manager, appointed by the NCHS governing board as Designee, is responsible for implementation and oversight of the facility’s internal risk management program and who demonstrates competence, through education or experience, in all of the following areas: (a) Applicable standards of health care risk management; (b) Applicable federal, state, and local health and safety laws and rules; (c) General risk management administration; (d) Patient care; (e) Medical care; (f) Personal and social care; (g) Accident prevention; (h) Departmental organization and management; (i) Community interrelationships; (j) Medical terminology.
Minimum Job Requirements
BACKGRD - Level II Background Check
3-5 years Healthcare work experience required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Bachelor's degree in Healthcare or related field preferred.
Risk Management experience preferred
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Experience as a Quality Utilization Management reviewer beneficial.
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.