ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: RISK MANAGEMENT Job Title: TH UTIL REV AND QA SR COORD
Professional  Rank: SL-4 Descriptive Title: RISK MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
Salary Range: $51,366.00-$108,023.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 56536
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees. Hours of Work: 9:00am - 5:00pm; Days of Week: Monday - Friday. Hours per Week: 37.5.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Risk Management Coordinator will be responsible for the following: Reviewing medical records and analyzing the viability of claims and defenses; summarizing records. Investigating incidents involving patients, visitors and staff and participating in Root Cause Analysis. Interviewing staff, including physicians, as part of incident investigation. Reviewing medical records and writing reports for hospital use in evaluating medical malpractice cases. Coordinating the campus product safety process through use of a web-based system; interacting with hospital-wide product safety coordinators and managers. Assisting legal counsel with discovery requests during the preparation of medical liability defense. Accepting service of legal documents for medical liability cases. Assisting Director of Department with management of day-to-day issues including informed consent, safe discharge, end of life decision-making and any various issues.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: RN with related Bachelor's degree. NYS License. Five plus (5+) years clinical/hospital experience. Computer proficiency, and experience with medical records review. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. PREFERRED: Risk management or PI experience.
Posting ID: 13726 Ref #: B/PR-56536-16
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH UTIL REV AND QA SR COORD ), Line( 56536 ) and PostingID( 13726 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.