Company: University of California - San Diego
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 23, 2020
#106857 RISK MANAGER
Filing Deadline: Wed 12/2/2020
This posting shall remain open until filled.
Minor revisions have been made to this requisition & does not
change the nature of the position effective 11/19/20.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/02/2020. Eligible Special
Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for
Involves the development and administration of a systematic program
designed to reduce risk and injury. Manages the identification,
analysis and assessment of loss potential throughout the facility,
identifies legal risks related to professional, employment and
comprehensive general liability. Evaluates and advises on trends of
professional, employment and comprehensive general liability claims
experience to the administrative and medical staff. Makes
recommendations concerning professional conduct, standards of care
and facility operation to reduce exposure to liability and
insurance claims. May represent the organization in litigation and
non-litigated matters and coordinates with attorneys, third party
administrators and UC Office of the President.
As recognized expert, regularly advises management on methods to
reduce exposure to liability and insurance claims, across the
medical center or health system. Leads and conducts complex risk
analyses with broad impact. Establishes relationships with key
internal and external stakeholders to develop actions to reduce
risk and injury.
* Defines the process and methodologies of the risk management
program for the medical center or system. Establishes relationships
with stakeholders across the medical center or health system to
develop and implement actions to reduce risk and injury. Consults
with staff on health care laws, UC, and hospital policies.
* Regularly leads and conducts complex and varied analyses of
issues or concepts with broad impact. Uses data to evaluate the
organizations' compliance with risk management goals. Performs
legal research related to risk management operational issues.
Investigates events for potential liability.
* Instrumental in the effort to develop risk management annual
plans. Makes recommendations for department goals and long-term
strategy Provides support to on-going reviews and revises existing
hospital administrative policies.
* Ensure policies and processes reflect new developments, updated
regulatory requirements, and best practice methodologies. Regularly
leads and guides upper management on risk management matters,
impacting the entire organization. Informs risk leadership on a
regular basis about areas of risk exposure and plans to address
* As recognized expert, provides strategic guidance on process to
Management. Identifies areas for improvement and develops methods
for assessing internal and external compliance, risk and increased
efficiency. Participates in committees and taskforces on developing
hospital policies across a broad spectrum, including Performance
Improvement, Patient Safety, and Ethics.
* Mentors and coaches professionals. Assists Professionals in
developing and acquiring documentation skills and abilities.
Encourages development in a risk management specialty and
continuing education opportunities to develop analysis techniques.
Responsible for any reporting to federal agencies necessary under
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).
* Represents the medical center in small claims court disputes,
prepares and presents witnesses, writes briefs for small claims
matters that are outside the UC Regents self-insured programs.
Manages subpoenas. Develops appropriate responses for individuals
with questions regarding subpoena actions. Supports faculty and
staff in responding to licensing board issues.
* Conducts and analyzes reports related to special risk management
investigations. Monitors claims and incidents for early
interventional opportunities to mitigate exposure and prevent
* Works with Office of Risk Management and Office of the President
to administer professional liability program.
* Makes recommendations for risk management standards, goals,
strategy and planning, supporting recommendations with deep
industry and technical knowledge. Establishes new and innovative
ways to monitor and measure outcomes, improve quality control,
utilize technology or systems, etc. Regularly leads and facilitates
* Participates in developing and presenting extensive in-service
training programs for staff and physicians on risk management
principles, healthcare law, policies. Writes articles related to
* Other duties as assigned.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position
will be hired at the RMHCP4 or RMHCP5 level.
Bachelor's degree in business, healthcare administration or related
area, and / or equivalent combination of experience / training.
Seven or more years of relevant experience.
Experience with and expert knowledge in clinical risk management
theory and industry trends.
Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge and skills to recommend
innovative, industry leading improvements to risk management
processes and procedures.
* Advanced degree; nursing and/or legal.
* Professional certification.
* Must be able to work various hours and locations based on
* Employment is subject to a criminal background check and
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San
Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care,
biomedical research, education, and community service. Our
facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer
Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye
Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient
clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated
Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county.
We invite you to join our dynamic team!
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date is reached.
UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity
or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California
nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
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