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Risk Management Manager

Belleville, IL
Legal and Audit

Job Description

Job ID: 1181549
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.
Facts at a Glance:                                                                    
•Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
•Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations
•Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health
•IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region
•Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958
•Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
•Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers
•IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital
•Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties

The Administration Department at Memorial Hopsital provides strategic direction and support to all hospital team members in support of our mission to provide exceptional care and compassionate service.

Join Us!

Role Purpose

Manages the human and financial resources of the Risk Management department; guides the daily operation of the department and risk management services. Ensures appropriate communication and information exchange with all levels of the organization, to BJC Legal and Risk Management as well as external resources, defense counsel and agencies to accomplish risk management goals and program initiatives. Provides leadership and takes initiative to protect the assets of the hospital by managing risk through loss prevention, loss control, risk transfer, claims management and patient safety. Provides strategic support to other hospital initiatives and programs: patient safety, regulatory compliance, environmental health and safety and performance improvement.


  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Facilitates Loss Prevention by providing education to internal and external customers, and acting as a resource for handling risk related issues.
  • Provides loss control by managing the Claims Process to resolution, initiating reviews and resolution of critical incidents, directing the internal litigation process, and overseeing activities of external attorneys.
  • Provides input in the planning, implementing and maintaining of a quality patient care delivery system and hospital wide safety programs.
  • Reviews and evaluates processes that are affected by medical safety and regulatory issues. Identifies problems, makes recommendations for improvement, and monitors services.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Bus/HC Admin/Nursing/related



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree
  • - Nursing


    Licenses & Certifications

  • ASHRM Patient Safety

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer