This job can be located anywhere in the United States.
The UHS Corporate Insurance Department is hiring a Regional Manager - Risk to provide analysis and oversight of the risk management and patient safety functions in a region or among a group of acute care division facilities. This position also participates in facility assessments to evaluate overall functionality of risk program and target clinical practices associated with risk reduction goals of the company.
Key Responsibilities include:
Oversees ongoing TERM program effectiveness within each assigned UHS facility. Completes facility site visits and reports, identifies specific facility risk issues, potential problem areas, and provides direction for follow-up corrective action plans
Analyzes facility risk management reports including AERs, Sarbanes Oxley and responses to disseminated Corporate initiatives. Provides guidance, oversight and direction for addressing and preventing patient safety related events/AER risk issues, trends and patterns. Monitors completion and submission of AER related documents, plans of correction, RCAs, etc., for all serious events and ensures all required AER information is accurate and provided in a timely manne
Acts as a resource for facility risk managers and the administrative/clinical leaders in the facility by effectively providing risk related consultation, interpreting the TERM Standards and providing necessary resources in the implementation of risk reduction initiatives
Ensures implementation of Patient Safety Council process and reporting, assists facilities in identifying specific risk issues and appropriate corrective actions, acts as a resource for the PSC and provides relevant risk-related reference materials and direction as needed
Researches, designs, develops, implements and monitors UHS Risk Management Best Practices, Safety Watch (Risk Alerts), resource policies, TERM compliance documents, etc.
Participates in ongoing communications with other corporate departments relative to risk management issues as directed by the Division Director, Risk Management
Qualifications for this position, include:
Bachelor's degree with 8 years' experience in a healthcare organization in risk prevention/management.
Possess critical thinking skills and independent analysis of identified problems, effectively problem solves utilizing appropriate resources for corrective actions
Comprehensive knowledge of risk identification and prevention techniques. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Ability to manage, mentor, and motivate facility based staff, using effective interpersonal verbal and written communication skills
Effective problem solving, persuasion, and negotiation techniques
Knowledge of healthcare facility (BH and Acute) operations, functions, and staffing requirements
Knowledge of medical/professional staff by-laws and governing board issues
Knowledge of insurance and loss control theory and practice in a healthcare environment
Knowledge and understanding of the principles and procedures for the investigation and processing of professional liability/ medical malpractice claims
Knowledge and skills with use of computer and various software products (i.e., Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Outlook, MIDAS, RiskConnect, etc.)
Frequent travel to assigned facilities and other locations as deemed necessary to accomplish goals of the department/corporation
This opportunity provides a rewarding career, challenging and rewarding work environment as well as growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries, including competitive compensation, excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan, and 401k with company match.
One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.4 billion in 2019. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.