The Director of Risk Management oversees the risk management function at Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center to prevent or minimize risk of operational exposure and losses to property. Responsibilities include: directing the investigations of incidents in order to identify potential or existing risks and/or liabilities for financial losses; investigating claims and incident reports; developing and implementing risk control; reviewing and monitoring the effectiveness of existing practices and procedures, making appropriaterecommendations as needed.
Minimum of five to seven years of progressive experience in the field of risk management, three of which must have been in the health care field, preferably in a large tertiary academic hospital/healthcare facility.
Bachelor's degree in a clinical or related field preferred. Master's degree or Juris Doctor preferred.
Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) preferred.
If applicable, the individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentiallyinfectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment anddevices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Expertise of risk management in a hospital or health delivery setting. Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures and techniques utilized in planning and conducting confidential investigations. Thorough knowledge of DNV, New York State Department of Health, Public Health Law and case law as they related to general hospital administration and Risk Management. Confidentiality is an expectation that all employees at MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center will protect of all patient care, personnel and business/ financial information. Employees will complete required competencies, annual mandatory training requirements and adhere to the code of conduct as described in the MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center Compliance Plan and brochure.
MidHudson Regional Hospital
MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY, is home to the mid-Hudson Valley's most advanced healthcare services. This 243-bed facility cares for more than 10,000 inpatients annually while performing an additional 325,000 outpatient procedures each year. MidHudson Regional Hospital operates the area's only Level II trauma center, is home to the Redl Center for Cancer Care and Center for Robotic Surgery, and is a destination hospital for patients with serious illnesses and injuries.
WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.