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Published: November 10, 2018


Associate Director Patient Safety and Loss Prevention | RN or Clinical | New York, NY

Competitive Compensation | World-Class Benefits | Exceptional Work/Life Balance

Nurse & Clinical Professionals with Patient Safety / Risk Management, Quality or Medical Malpractice Credentials Highly Encouraged to Apply

There has never been a better time to leverage your experience and passion for quality healthcare. Make your move from a clinical setting to the corporate world by joining a company that takes a proactive approach to patient safety and quality of care

Ready to take your clinical knowledge and experience to a new level? Are you a strategic/analytical thinker that finds themselves held back by the day-to-day demands often associated with a hospital- based role? Do you have a passion for healthcare Risk Reduction, Patient Safety, and Quality? How would you feel about working for a company that takes a preventive / pro-active approach to patient safety and loss prevention, versus reacting to each occurrence? How about interfacing clinically, but working strategically? Would you thrive in a Monday – Friday business office environment with a predictable work/life balance where you are home in the evenings, on weekends, and off for the holidays?


New York, NY (Manhattan)


The Associate Director is responsible for the daily planning, management, coordination, and execution of key clinical initiatives under the leadership of a highly supportive Senior Director. The Associate Director is a facilitator and collaborator that supports the Subscriber led Clinical Leadership Committees to help gain consensus and manage project activities/objectives. Using claims data and other clinical information, the Associate Director collaborates with Subscriber’s clinical leaders to proactively identify risk reduction opportunities and recommend evidence-based practices aimed at reducing targeted risks. This includes collaborating closely with deployed Directors and Subscriber stakeholders to ensure successful planning, implementation, and adoption of strategic objectives. Additionally, the Associate Director works in collaboration with the Sr. Project Manager to ensure consistent project management methodology is maintained across all clinical initiatives.

Responsibilities will include:

• Reviews project/service specific claims data and case files to identify emerging areas of risk and risk reduction opportunities
• Facilitates the compilation, analysis, and sharing of data arising out of clinical initiative related claims reviews
• Collaborates with Directors and Subscribers to promote alignment of strategic and project goals with Subscribers’ priorities and objectives
• Delineates clinical initiative’s project definition (e.g. Project Charter, Scope, Budget, Metrics, End State, Timeline, etc.)
• Develops and executes clinical initiative implementation plans and project plans to include key milestones and action plans
• Serves as primary point of contact for clinical, initiative-based activities
• Manages cross-institutional clinical collaboration, including the coordination of meetings, development of supporting materials, and follow-up
• Prepares and packages clinical initiative information for dissemination to internal and external customers
• Monitors and coordinates budget reports and variances
• Other tasks and duties as needed to support the team and/or business


• 3+ years of experience in healthcare risk management, patient safety, medical malpractice, and/or quality management desired
• A strategic multi-dimensional thinker
• Demonstrated ability to manage and execute large-scale, complicated projects with multiple teams
• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
• Demonstrated strength in teamwork and collaboration
• Knowledge of computer software programs, including demonstrated proficiency with MS Office
• Knowledge of evidence-based resources including proficiency with literature searches
• Well-developed written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Health Services, Allied Health, or related field required – Master’s highly preferred


The organization provides medical professional and general liability insurance coverage as well as risk management consulting services to its affiliated pedigree medical centers, their employees and physicians. Their commitment to excellence has established them as a highly regarded medical malpractice insurer that is quickly becoming an industry market leader.

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