OUR MISSION:                      Our mission is to provide high quality health services that improve the lives of all we serve.




MAJOR FUNCTION:             Under the direction of the Vice President, of Risk Management and Insurance, the Director of Risk Management leads risk identification and mitigation activities through collaboration with the Quality and Patient Safety team, clinicians, administrators, and leadership to address opportunities for improvement in the delivery of high quality care.  This collaboration includes establishing consistent processes that support a proactive approach to risk reduction and high reliability.  Utilizing the domains of enterprise risk management (ERM), this role includes but is not limited to evaluation and assessment of clinical risk, staff issues and scope of practice (human capitol), operational risk (patient complaints, staff and patient safety), environmental and clinical exposures (hazard risk), technology (documentation, medical device and electronic health record issues), financial risk (service recovery, and write-offs), compliance with regulatory requirements(legal/regulatory), and crisis/emergency response (strategic risk).





A.  Education:                         Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required. Master’s degree preferred in business, jurisprudence/legal studies, healthcare administration, nursing.                                                  



B.  Experience:                        Minimum of ten years of nursing experience with five years’ management level

experience.  Two years of risk, quality improvement, patient safety, insurance or law firm

experience preferred.



C.  Certification/Licensure:     Current NJ RN license.   

CPHRM (preferred). Must be obtained within 18 months of accepting position.