At Stony Brook Medicine the Director of Risk Management Manage oversees the Risk Management team whom actively participates in the defense of claims, mitigate liability exposure, and analyze adverse occurrences and near misses to promote process improvement and excellent health care in a safe environment. The Director, who reports to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), will promote Risk Management collaboration, and consultation to reduce liability exposure and facilitate safe care and excellent patient quality outcomes.
Duties of a Director of Risk Management may include the following but are not limited to:
Responsible for the oversight of the Risk Management Department functions including claims management, patient occurrence analysis, risk management education, patient safety activities, and regulatory compliance.
Provide 24/7 risk management consultation to the institution.
Provides oversight for the in-house event reporting system.
Participates in policy & procedure development
Serves as a Risk Management resource to all clinical and support departments
Responsible for oversight of day to day Department operations
Conducts root cause analysis (RCA) investigations and submits to NYS DOH via NYPORTS
Assumes on 24/7 on-call rotation for the Department in conjunction with Risk Management Coordinators
Active participation on committees directed toward promoting quality of care and regulatory compliance
Works with external Patient Safety Organization (PSO) to implement risk reduction strategies
Confer with SUNY legal counsel for legal advice, regulatory compliance, privileged matters, and contemporary legal issues in health care.
Promote Risk Management visibility through regular interactions and informal rounding with staff and faculty.
Provide guidance to staff regarding consent matters, foregoing life-sustaining treatment, advance directives, confidentiality, and disclosure of unanticipated outcomes.
Integrate Risk Processes across Stony Brook Medicine to include Stony Brook Southampton Hospital & Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or another health-related field
NYS RN, NP or PA Professional Licensure
5 years or more Risk Management experience
5 years supervisory/administrative experience. In Lieu of 5 years supervisory/administrative experience, 15 years or more of Risk Management experience.
Master's Degree in health-related field.
10 years or more Risk Management experience
Special Notes: Resume/CV should be included with the online application.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19,” Candidates who are not already partially vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later.
The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 4 panel drug screen*
Meet Regulatory Requirements for pre employment screenings.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
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Job Number: 2204833Official Job Title: DirectorJob Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)Primary Location: US-NY-Stony BrookDepartment/Hiring Area: Risk ManagementSchedule: Full-time Shift :Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30-5 Pass Days: Sat, SunPosting Start Date: Dec 27, 2022Posting End Date: Mar 27, 2023, 8:59:00 PMSalary:150000-200000Salary Grade:MP3SBU Area:Stony Brook University Hospital