JOB OPENINGS


RISK MANAGER
Reading Health System – Reading Hospital
West Reading, Pennsylvania
06-12-2017

Job Summary

Be inspired to give your all – every day – and join the talented people of Reading Health System. Overseeing risk management activities of Reading Hospital and Reading Health System's associated entities, the Risk Manager will manage the malpractice insurance program and reporting for Mcare and oversee claims management to include significant interaction and confidential communication with legal counsel. This role will also analyze incident reporting strategies, provide related educational support, and design/implement programs to control company losses and minimize adverse financial impact to the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required; legal, risk and medical malpractice studies preferred
  • Experience in corporate general liability and malpractice insurance
  • Experience in health care risk management and medical malpractice litigation
  • MS Office proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) preferred


Advancing Health. Transforming Lives.

At Reading Health System, located in scenic Berks County, advancing the health and wellness of our community is our mission. More than 1,000 physicians and providers across 46 locations offer comprehensive care, ranging from prevention, screenings, and education, to the latest clinical services and treatments. Reading Hospital, our nationally recognized flagship institution and Magnet®-designated facility, has received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award™ for four consecutive years (2014-2017). The hospital has served the local community since 1867 and in its current location since 1926.

Located in the friendly West Reading area, our main campus offers a variety of amenities that make working here every day a pleasure. Apply online and search for Requisition # 1469064. http://www.readinghealthsystem.jobs/

Reading Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
CNA
4th April 2017

Join CNA as a Healthcare Risk Control Consultant, and be part of an industry-leading provider of risk control services.

Join CNA as a Healthcare Risk Control Consultant, and be part of an industry-leading provider of risk control services. Owned by Loews Corporation, CNA is one of the country’s largest writers of commercial insurance, providing protection to more than 1 million businesses and professionals in the U.S. and internationally. CNA offers unique expertise for businesses and industries, providing quality products and dependable services that help prevent and minimize loss. A focus on providing solutions and inspiring trust differentiates CNA from other companies and supports long-term relationships. A commitment to diversity enables CNA to serve a broad range of customers while supporting communities through charitable contributions and employee volunteerism.

CNA offers systematic, sustainable risk control solutions that reduce exposures, improve productivity and protect a company’s bottom line. CNA currently has an excellent opportunity for a Healthcare Risk Control Consultant to be based in Columbus OH, Indianapolis IN, or Chicago IL. The qualified candidate must be a registered professional nurse with a bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) or other health-related field and have a combination of healthcare and risk management experience.

Job Summary

The healthcare risk consultant conducts risk control assessments, evaluation and consultation, provides technical support for prospective, new and renewal business, and collaborates internally and externally on projects and presentations to support emerging healthcare industry risks. This individual will support the healthcare professional liability line of business.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Performs enterprise-wide risk evaluation and consultative risk improvement services, and makes risk recommendations for the underwriting function.
2. Recommends solutions to customers to minimize risk and enhance patient safety.
3. Works with senior risk control staff to assess account and/or book of business needs and implements customized strategy to address loss drivers.
4. Partners with underwriting and other areas to provide information for risk evaluation and assessment that includes reviewing accounts for enterprise risk issues, claims, profitability and agency management, etc.
5. Analyzes losses on individual accounts or specific book of business to identify root cause of loss, trends and emerging issues.
6. Develops and maintains business relationships with internal and external business partners.
7. Conducts educational offerings and presents at state and national conferences.
8. Conducts agency/broker visits to build relationships, discuss account and business segment risks, and market company products and services.
9. May identify opportunities for new products and services.
10. May provide expertise in one or more specialty area.
11. May be responsible for special projects and presentations.
12. May perform additional duties as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

1. Solid technical and product specific expertise, risk control evaluation and assessment skills and knowledge of insurance and risk control principles, practices and procedures.
2. Strong interpersonal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of internal and external business partners.
3. Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple concurrent assignments.
4. Ability to deal with ambiguous situations and issues.
5. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
6. Ability to work independently.
7. Ability to exercise independent judgment and make critical business decisions effectively.
8. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other business-related software.
9. Ability and willingness to travel approximately 50% within assigned states and occasionally to other states.

Education & Experience

1. Registered professional nurse with Bachelor's degree in nursing or other health-related field required; master’s degree in nursing or health-related or legal field preferred.
2. Clinical experience in a hospital setting or other healthcare setting.
3. CPHRM certification preferred.
4. Minimum three to five years risk control experience with a proven track record of results as a hospital risk manager, a risk control consultant for a professional liability insurance carrier, or a risk manager in a healthcare facility.

For immediate consideration, please apply at www.cna.com/careers

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