The Risk Management Consultant provides consulting and educational services to HPIC subscribers, and TPA accounts.
Assists member facilities in identifying, evaluating, reducing and eliminating risks that pertain to professional and general liability exposures and support patient safety.
Assists in risk management program development and implementation.
Assists Claims Department with medical/technical input on claims reviews.
Counsels member facilities and or provides appropriate educational, technical, statistical or other services.
Assists in the design, implementation and monitoring of comprehensive risk, performance improvement, and educational programs.
Coordinates activities with other staff within the department and company.
Provides pre-quotes and marketing presentations to prospective clients.
Monitors claims activity of assigned accounts. Analyzes data/reports and develops service plans designed to decrease risk exposure and/or enhance patient safety.
Develops in-service education programs based on client requests and/or needs assessments.
Participates in the review and revision of existing risk assessment tools and development of new tools.
Participates in the development of materials, including seminars, in-services, assessments, and publications.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related field required with a minimum of 3 years practice experience in a healthcare setting. Additional experience in risk management, performance improvement, and/or patient safety is also required.
Education and previous work experience should assure knowledge of healthcare facility/physician practice operations; principles of risk management, performance improvement processes and patient safety; regulatory environment, accreditation requirements, standards of care applicable to various healthcare settings; the ability to develop and present education programs to diverse audiences; organize and analyze risk management, claims, and performance improvement data and develop recommendations; research complex issues and develop recommendations for risk reduction strategies.
The employee must be able to develop graphic displays of claims data and interpret findings/trends using basic statistical analysis.
Must have the ability to communicate in a professional manner both verbally and in writing; have experience in intra- and inter-organization communication; subscriber communication, feedback, and service improvement; the ability to communicate with all levels of employees in various healthcare settings; and receive and process multiple inquiries simultaneously.
The employee must be able to identify and solve problems at both the individual and organizational levels. This includes the ability to assimilate information, identify problems, and develop alternative plans of action; capability of eliciting information needed for problem identification; skills to manage multiple activities and projects simultaneously; and ability to diplomatically handle problem situations.
The position requires the ability to stand, walk, kneel, lift and carry/push up to 25 lbs. Employee must have manual dexterity sufficient for proficient operation of a personal computer.
A valid driver’s license is required, and a personal vehicle is necessary for business travel, including overnight travel. Some out of state travel may be required.
Internal Number: 02hpico
About Healthcare Providers Insurance Company
HPIC is a Risk Retention Group formed in July of 2003 and dedicated to serving the liability insurance needs of hospitals and other health care providers. It is sponsored by the Mississippi Hospital Association and was created with three overarching objectives: long term financial stability, member ownership and governance, and commitment to quality service. HPIC is a financially stable organization owned and governed by subscribers.