Corporate Risk Manager - Behavioral Health

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office CHICAGO, IL

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Bachelors Degree


Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it
takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation s
largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns
and operates through its subsidiaries acute care
hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory
centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S.
Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
UHS built an impressive record of achievement and
performance, steadily growing from a startup company
with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with
annual revenue that exceeds $8 billion. The company's
operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build
or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing
markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed
to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant
healthcare provider in its community.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the
Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with
over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among
Fortune's "Most Admired Companies and one of the 30
Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by
Business Insider.
This is a strategic position with responsibility for
analysis and oversight in incident
reporting/investigation, and liability claims and
reports preparation, including Sarbanes Oxley compliance
reporting. This position reviews, formulates and
implements policy and organizational changes as
appropriate to meet the stated risk management
objectives. Under supervision of the Director of Risk
Management - BH, the Corporate Risk Manager directs
organizational efforts in planning, implementation and
management of the UHS Risk Management TERM program that
is designed to enhance the quality of patient care,
reduce injuries, prevent claims and minimize liability
exposures. Under the direction of the Director provides
assistance with the implementation, monitoring and
enforcement of all aspects of the TERM program. The
Corporate Risk Managers provide consultation and
direction to facility based Risk Managers when complex
situations arise that may threaten the assets of the
Corporation; assists facilities in risk identification,
reviews serious incidents with facility Risk Managers,
provides guidance in investigations, and development of
corrective actions; conducts annual TERM surveys at
assigned facilities and/or as appointed by the Director.
The Corporate RM organizes and directs work designed to
evaluate the causation of risk events for the BH
division and develops risk reduction strategies to
minimize and eliminate events from recurring. This
position also requires the ability to prepare and
present information to Senior Management related to
ongoing efforts to minimize and reduce risk events in
the organization.
Essential Job Duties:
Ensure ongoing TERM program effectiveness within each
UHS facility. Oversee and provide supervision of BH
facility risk management site visits. Oversee the
completion of facility TERM site visits and reports;
provide direction ensuring specific facility risk issues
and potential problem areas are identified, and provide
direction for follow-up corrective action plans.
Analyze facility risk management reports including
incident (HPR) reports/logs, PCRs, Sarbanes Oxley and
responses to disseminated Corporate initiatives.
Provides guidance, oversight and direction for
addressing and preventing risk issues, trends and
patterns. Monitor completion and submission of PCR
related documents, including Peer Review, plans of
correction, RCAs, Intensive Analysis, etc. for all level
III/IV PCRs and ensures all required PCR information is
accurate and provided in a timely manner.
Oversee implementation of Patient Safety Council process
and reporting, assist facilities in identifying specific
risk issues and appropriate corrective actions, acts as
a resource for the PSC and provides relevant
risk-related reference materials and direction as
Research, design, develop, implement and monitor UHS
Risk Management Best Practices, Risk Alerts/Solutions,
Safety Alerts, resource policies, TERM compliance
documents, etc.
Participate in ongoing communications with other
corporate departments relative to risk management issues
as directed by the Corporate Risk Management team.
Acts as a resource for facility risk manager s and the
administrative/ clinical leaders in the facility by
effectively providing risk related consultation,
interpreting the TERM Standards and providing necessary
resources in the implementation of risk reduction
Bachelor s degree and/or healthcare licensure with a
minimum of five years experience in a related healthcare
and/or management/administrative field is required. A
Master s Degree in a healthcare related field is
preferred. Minimum of three to five years experience in
health care organization with increasing responsibility
in risk prevention and risk management with progressive
The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Possess critical thinking skills and independent
analysis of identified problems, effectively problem
solves utilizing appropriate resources for corrective
Comprehensive knowledge of risk identification and
prevention techniques. Ability to define problems,
collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and
impart confidential information
Effective administrative, management, and supervision
Ability to manage and motivate facility based staff,
using effective interpersonal verbal and written
communication skills.
Effective problem solving, persuasion, and negotiation
Knowledge of Behavioral Health healthcare facility
operations, functions, and staffing requirements.
Knowledge of medical/professional staff by-laws and
governing board issues.
Knowledge of insurance and loss control theory and
practice in a healthcare environment
Knowledge and understanding of the principles and
procedures for the investigation and processing of
professional liability/medical malpractice claims
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and
procedure manuals. Ability to interpret data and
translate abstract concepts into tangible information.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general
business periodicals, professional journals, technical
procedures, or governmental regulations, applicable
state licensure and accreditation laws and regulations.
Knowledge and skills with use of computer and various
software products (i.e.. Windows, Word, Excel, Power
Point, Outlook, MIDAS, STARS, etc.)
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and
procedures, formulating policy, and developing and
implementing new strategies and procedures
Frequent travel to assigned facilities and other
locations as deemed necessary to accomplish goals of the
The CRM position can be located in various states across
the country.
This opportunity provides a rewarding career,
challenging and rewarding work environment as well as
growth and development opportunities within UHS and its
subsidiaries, including competitive compensation,
excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug
Plan, and 401k with company match.
*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc.,
the management company for Universal Health Services,
Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health
Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a
holding company and operates through its subsidiaries
including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc.
All healthcare and management operations are conducted
by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To
the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on
this website including any statements, articles or other
publications contained herein relates to our healthcare
or management operations it is referring to Universal
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