Director Risk Management

Management San Marcos, California

Requisition ID
Risk Management
San Marcos, California
Not Applicable
Job Type
Hours Per Shift
Hours Per Pay Period

Responsible for the provision of the system�s Risk Management activities, ensuring a strategy and vision for these services that support the Palomar Health Strategic Plan. Responsibilities include assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating all aspects of care/services delivered; insuring quality programs, patient safety and a level of customer service that strives to exceed internal and external customer expectations; develops strong relationships with primary customers. Practices excellent employee relations and attention to employee needs. Develops and mentors a high performing management team for all areas of responsibility. Ensures financial viability by managing both applicable revenue and expenses with attention to supply cost utilization and a high level of productivity in cost centers under direct control. Duties also include administering the risk management program on a day-to-day basis, coodinating the immediate response and follow-up activites for critical incidents, managing and analyzing risk management data, conducting risk management education programs, complying with risk management related standards by regulatory agencies with the objective of enhancing patient safety and the quality care and minimizing loss to protect the assets of the facility, managing claims against the facility, interfacing with BETA Healthcare Group and defense legal council. Proactively identifies and implements loss prevent opportunities. Practices excellent employee relations. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in health care field; preferably with a clinical background
Preferred Education: Masters Degree in Health related field
Minimum Experience: 5 years related healthcare experience; minimum 3 years Hospital Risk Management
Preferred Experience: 5 years healthcare experience; minimum 5 years Hospital Risk Management
Required Certification: Certified Professional Health Risk Management
Preferred Certification:
Required License: Valid Driver's License
Preferred License: Current CA RN License

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, gender, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.