Due to continued growth, BETA Healthcare Group is adding additional staff to our Risk Management and Patient Safety team. We would like to find a Director of Risk Management for our San Diego office who would like to be part of this exciting expansion.
Under direct supervision of the Vice President of Risk Management and Safety, serve as expert risk consultant to over 200 healthcare entities insured by BETA Risk Management Authority and HealthPro RRG. Design, implement and oversee patient safety and risk management programs based on national, statewide and local trends with a focus on organizational culture, performance improvement and risk mitigation.
Design and implement risk management and patient safety programs utilizing the principles and practice of the science of safety for Members in BHG and HealthPro RRG.
Conducts analysis of local, state and national risk trends to direct loss prevention effort.
Provides risk consultation to members and insureds. Serves as internal expert on risk related issues across the enterprise. Conducts and provides on-site risk assessments, education and training.
Develops and implements directed loss prevention programs to include programmatic activities designed to reduce risk and enhance patient safety. Works cooperatively with BETA team members.
Promotes good internal and external communications.
Other duties as necessary.
This position requires 30% travel within State of California.
BS degree; MS preferred.
California licensed RN, NP, PA.
CPHRM or CPPS preferred (required within 12 months of hire).
Clinical experience in perioperative services and/or infection control, preferred.
Experience in project management.
Certified trainer in TeamSTEPPS principles preferred.
Certified trainer in Just Culture model preferred.
Clinical nursing experience in acute care setting required.
Minimum of five years experience as hospital or health system risk manager or patient safety officer.
Excellent analytical skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Comfortable with public speaking.
Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment.
Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Ability to travel as necessary.
Proficient with computers/software including Office 2010 and Windows 7.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: 02132018
About BETA Healthcare Group
BETA Healthcare Group (BETA) is the largest professional liability insurer of hospitals on the West Coast and provides coverage to more than 250 hospitals and healthcare facilities. In addition, BETA provides workers' compensation coverage for over 40,000 healthcare workers in California. BETA also has a long-established and growing commitment to physicians, providing medical professional liability coverage to over 6,000 physicians and more than 50 medical groups. Beyond primary liability and workers’ compensation coverage, BETA provides an entire suite of alternative risk and insurance services, including excess healthcare professional liability coverage, excess workers’ compensation coverage, third-party claims administration services, risk management consulting services and claims management consulting services. Whether with hospitals, medical groups, clinics or hospices, BETA has earned a reputation for financial strength, rate stability, quality service and breadth of coverage that is unparalleled in the industry.