Exceptional Opportunity for Risk Management Executive in Academic Healthcare
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is seeking an accomplished leader for Risk Management. The Vice President/Chief Risk Officer is responsible for the day to day operations of OHSU Insurance Company and management of the captive program, as well as directing, planning and overseeing the Risk Management Department in support of institutional goals and mission. S/He is responsible for the following deliverables: analysis, input and decision making on risk management issues that directly impact the strategic direction of OHSU; implementation of strategic risk management vision and delivery of that strategy to OHSU leadership using exceptional leadership skills, network of internal and external alliances and highly developed business skills.
Along with the Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Medical Officers s/he oversees clinical risk mitigation efforts and acts as a catalyst between administration, physicians and staff, as well as serves as the liaison to attorneys, insurance companies and individuals to ensure continuity and quality of service and care. S/he exhibits business risk process knowledge, has a broad based operational perspective and provides solutions for insurance and non-insurance related business risk issues. S/he is a proactive and decisive leader who adapts well to, and initiates change in the organization; who seeks ways to optimize the management of risks in the organization as a competitive business advantage and who drives optimal performance from all areas on risk management issues.
Based in Portland, we have 16,000 employees, operate the top-ranked adult and children's hospitals in Oregon, and secure competitive research funding of more than $400 million a year. As a public organization, we provide community outreach and services for Oregon's most vulnerable populations.
Qualifications •At least 15 years’ experience in the following areas: oWorking in a senior level capacity in an Academic Health Center environment oInfluencing strategic direction and realizing strategic goals oManaging day-to-day operational issues in a Risk Management department oLarge budgets management oSupervising leaders with management responsibilities oManaging all aspects of a captive insurance operation oExperience in insurance and reinsurance purchasing in domestic and international markets •Bachelor’s degree (or additional 4 years’ experience in lieu of degree) •ARM or CPHRM
Additional Salary Information: To learn more about this excellent opportunity, please visit our careers page at
www.ohsujobs.com, job number IRC66351.
Internal Number: IRC66351
About Oregon Health and Science University
Oregon Health & Science University is a nationally prominent research university and Oregon’s only public academic health center.
It serves patients throughout the region with a Level 1 trauma center and nationally recognized Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.
OHSU operates dental, medical, nursing and pharmacy schools that rank high both in research funding and in meeting the university’s social mission. OHSU’s Knight Cancer Institute helped pioneer personalized medicine through a discovery that identified how to shut down cells that enable cancer to grow without harming healthy ones. OHSU Brain Institute scientists are nationally recognized for discoveries that have led to a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and new treatments for Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and stroke. OHSU’s Casey Eye Institute is a global leader in ophthalmic imaging, and in clinical trials related to eye disease.