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Risk Management Manager

Job Description

Job ID: 1221302
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Memorial Hospital Belleville is a 222-bed, full-service hospital serving southwest Illinois. Since 2008, it has been designated as a Magnet®-recognized organization for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Memorial Hospital Shiloh, a 94-bed, all-private suite hospital was recognized with Magnet status in 2018.

The Quality Assurance Department proactively identifies opportunities for improvement and assist clinicians to participate effectively in Quality Improvement activities.  The Cancer Registry primary function is to report all incidence of malignancies as required and to maintain and support a Cancer Registry Program that meets State reporting standards.


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 compliance.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • 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, 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