UofL Physicians

  • Manager of Risk Management

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
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  • Overview

    The Risk Manager assists in facilitating the development and implementation of the enterprise risk management clinical process and insurance program. This position also partners with all leaders and employees to assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and practices for ULH. The Enterprise Risk Manager monitors and analyzes various healthcare trends and activities, as well as communicates important policy issues to stakeholders. This position is responsible for review and mitigation of risk concerns that arise in patient care, timely and efficient facilitation of organization’s insured products, policy and procedure recommendation, review and submission.  


    Typical Duties:

    1. Directs the purchase of insurance programs, management of claims and loss control activities.
    2. Understands and communicates insurance claims management philosophy and strategy to business units and management.
    3. Manages the organization’s insurance programs and related applications, renewals and coordinates across the enterprise to manage related claims.
    4. Assists the Chief Compliance Officer with the deployment of the Enterprise Risk Management program across ULH.
    5. Works closely with and manages relationships with third party service providers including brokers, insurers and other TPA(s).
    6. Updates and monitors compliance with insurance procedures.
    7. Manages accountabilities in the administration of first and third party insurance claims.
    8. Develops and leads staff in monitoring and operationalizing policies, procedures, enterprise risk management and insurance programs. Supervises staff and contractors, as needed, in the performance of policy, insurance, or risk management projects.
    9. Identifies and monitors key enterprise risk indicators, as well as maintains reports of risks and recommendations. Ensures reporting requirements are met. Operationalizes the design, analysis and delivery of information which influences risk management behavior through performance metrics and benchmarking.
    10. Provides training and technical support to management and employees regarding risk management strategies and insurance programs.
    11. Ensures policy and procedure review, approval and maintenance in accordance with established guidelines. Follows up on the impact of policy and procedure trends and initiatives that impact ULH.
    12. Works closely with Patient Safety and Patient Experience leadership to assist with mitigation of patient and clinical concerns.
    13. Performs other job related duties as assigned.


    Required Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and/or Healthcare Administration or related field of study from an accredited college or university.
    • Certification in risk management
    • Licensed RN
    • 3 plus years of experience in hospital risk management.
    • 3 plus years of project management experience.
    • Claims management experience.
    • Excellent judgement and decision making skills.
    • Attention to detail and analytical skills.


    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Master’s degree in Business, Healthcare Administration or related field of study from an accredited college or university.
    • 23 plus years of experience in policy administration.
    • 3 plus years of healthcare clinical experience.
    • 2 plus years of compliance experience.
    • Able to work independently and as part of a team.


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