Director of Risk Management (Acute Care) in Los Angeles at Los Angeles Community Hospital

Date Posted: 1/23/2020

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    4081 East Olympic Boulevard
    Los Angeles
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Job Description

Director of Risk Management (Acute Care)

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Director of Risk Management (Acute Care) for the license is responsible for the day to day risk management activities including investigating, managing and analyzing risk management data; complying with risk management standards of The Joint Commission, and other accreditation agencies.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Acts as a risk management subject matter expert, and consults with internal and external stakeholders on a wide array of initiatives. 
  • Focuses on risk reduction, patient safety, patient experience and loss prevention, and collaborates with colleagues in the Quality Assurance department with the goal of maintaining a high-quality, safe environment for patients and associates alike. 
  • Must be an effective communicator and posses strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Collaborates with clinicians and administrators alike, so the ability to understand the complex relationship between root cause, clinical outcomes, risk management, and hospital performance is required.
  • Must be highly skilled at working with various departments within a large medical center, and will manage initiatives from inception through implementation. 


Minimum Education: B.S. degree in nursing or related field, Clinical background required, MS preferred.

Minimum Experience: Clinical background required, risk management, professional liability or loss control experience required, and three to five (3-5) years of experience in risk management preferred.

Req. Certification/Licensure: CPHRM certification or equivalent.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Risk Management, Risk Manager, Clinical, Quality, Safety, Healthcare Services, Quality Assurance, Quality Management, Acute Care