Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking the Director of Healthcare Risk Management. Reporting to the University's Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, the successful candidate will have broad experience in the medical malpractice field and a demonstrated record of professional liability claims management within an academic medical center environment.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Overall management of healthcare professional liability claims and litigation for Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences (RBHS), the healthcare unit of Rutgers University, and its faculty practice plan.
Works effectively with senior management, physicians, other clinical practitioners, and attorneys to solve problems and provide appropriate advice.
Develops effective clinical loss prevention and educational programs to mitigate the frequency of adverse events.
Maintains an understanding of healthcare data privacy and security issues and environmental liability issues.
Supervises and trains healthcare risk management staff.
Ensures alignment with the University's overall Risk Management program and coordination with the University's Executive Director of Risk Management.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor of Science Degree required
Ten years' experience in healthcare risk management, including professional liability claims/litigation management; including four (4) years of management experience in a health-related position comparable to RBHS; experience with multi-line risk management progress
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience in Clinical Loss Prevention and Patient Safety Training.
Expert in the field of healthcare risk management, having broad knowledge of the healthcare industry.
Must possess unquestioned integrity and ethics.
Must have strong computer skills consisting of MS Office Suite.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.
J.D. Degree accompanied by material experience in healthcare risk management (as described under Requirements)
Master of Science in Jurisprudence accompanied by material experience in healthcare risk management (as described under Requirements).
Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and/or Associate in Risk Management designations.
Insurance and/or Risk Management training under auspices of professional organizations such as Risk and Insurance Management Society or the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management.
Knowledge of the New Jersey Tort Claims Act
Knowledge of New Jersey case law related to medical malpractice litigation
Knowledge of the actuarial process and the information required for actuarial valuations for self-insurance and/or captive insurance risk financing models and commercial excess insurance placements
Ability to identify adverse clinical events that arise from negligence to seek and achieve early resolution of meritorious claims
Ability to direct claims and litigation management and to make appropriate decisions pertaining to the resolution of cases
Posting Number: 18ST2918
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 73665
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.