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Director of Risk Management

Company: CarePoint Health Management Associates
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

About Us
CarePoint Health is one of New Jersey's leading health care systems comprised of three long-standing and highly-regarded hospitals - Christ Hospital in Jersey City, Hoboken University Medical Center and Bayonne Medical Center. CarePoint united three area hospitals to provide 360-degree-coordinated care by integrating the medical facilities and physician networks associated with these institutions. With over 4,500 employees, CarePoint is the largest private employer in Hudson County, New Jersey and each year provides care to over 300,000 individuals.
CarePoint prides itself on its patient-focused approach to care delivery, with an emphasis on preventative medicine, health education, and disease management. Leveraging its vast network of physicians and healthcare experts, CarePoint is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the broader healthcare landscape as it pioneers creative solutions to address urgent population health needs.
What You'll Be Doing
The Director of Risk Management is responsible for operation and leadership of the Risk Management program for the hospital through the planning and coordination of activities of risk identification, evaluation, and mitigation.
The successful candidate will be able to:


  • Establish methods to identify and mitigate risk; including, lead the planning and implementation of proactive risk assessments and process evaluation; Promote a Culture of Safety
  • Work with the other CarePoint Health Hospital Directors of Risk Management to create an integrated, system-wide Risk Management and Patient Safety Program
  • Develop and coordinate all education and training related to Risk Management, Loss Prevention and Service Excellence for physicians, residents, and staff, including educate and assist hospital management in assessing their areas of responsibility for potential loss exposure
  • Manage the safety event reporting and response process, including oversee the safety event reporting database, review safety event reports, investigate all potential serious safety events/serious preventable adverse events and potentially compensable events, and assist with the communication and documentation of errors or serious safety events in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and/or Joint Commission standards
  • Conduct root cause analysis (RCA) and ensure timely reporting in compliance with the NJ Patient Safety Act; assist with development and implementation of corrective action plans and monitor progress
  • Assist with the CarePoint Health liability insurance program, including assist with broker and carrier submissions; and track potential/actual claims and provide timely notification to insurance carrier(s)
  • Manage claims in collaboration with legal counsel and insurance carrier, including coordinate the release of information in response to subpoenas, court orders and attorney requests
  • Serve as resource and contact for the NJ Department of Health and OSHA
  • Lead Patient Safety Committee and participate in various other hospital committees as assigned
  • Prepare and deliver reports to senior leadership and Hospital Board
  • Perform any and all duties as assigned

    What We're Looking For
    Full Time * Day Shift

    • Bachelor's in Nursing or Bachelor's Degree in related field required, Master's Degree preferred
    • Minimum 5 years' of clinical healthcare experience required, preferably in acute care


      • Prior Risk Management experience preferred
      • Experience with safety event/incident tracking systems a plus!
      • Strong business acumen and leadership skills
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact with all levels of management and staff as well as external agencies
      • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to exercise independent judgment
      • Working knowledge of various computer software applications

        *An Equal Opportunity Employer
        #christhp
        Indeed Sponsored Job Hashtags--- Competitive pay --- Medical, dental, and vision insurance --- 401k with Company match --- Generous paid time off --- Paid Holidays --- Tuition Reimbursement --- Advancement and career development opportunities Covid-19 and Influenza Vaccinations are a requirement for employment at CarePoint Health. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from CarePoint. #christhp

Keywords: CarePoint Health Management Associates, Jersey City , Director of Risk Management, Executive , Jersey City, New Jersey

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