Manager, Risk

June 26, 2019
Bradenton, FL
Job Type


Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you’ll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there’s a place for you to make a difference in the lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.

Plans, organizes, budgets, coordinates, evaluates and develops policies for facility’s risk management systems in accordance with current federal, state, and local standard, guidelines, and regulations to protect residents, staff and facility from loss.

  • Plans, implements, evaluates and directs the facility’s risk management programs and activities in accordance with guidelines issued by the governing board and administrator.
  • Works with community management, public agencies, insurance adjusters, attorneys, and claimants to obtain and provide information necessary to resolve disputes.
  • Makes recommendations to facility management to reduce the frequency and severity of medical malpractice and resident/staff injury claims. Reports all accidents and incidents to appropriate agencies and facility management within established time frames.
  • Investigates all allegations of misconduct. Notifies appropriate personnel of the investigation. Reports findings to the administrator and other appropriate personnel in accordance with state and federal law.
  • Provides direction and advice, as necessary, to staff on professional liability and/or medical and legal issues.
  • Ensures appropriate professional staff maintains adequate liability insurance. Ensures licensure and background checks are conducted in accordance with company policies.
  • Assists the Infection Control Coordinator/Committee in identifying, evaluating, and classifying routine and job-related functions to ensure tasks involving potential exposure to fluids are properly identified and recorded.
  • Assists in developing plans of correction for cited deficiencies. Ensures such plans incorporate timetables and methods of monitoring to prevent such deficiencies from reoccurring.
  • With the Quality Assurance and Assessment Committee, develops and implements plans of action to correct identified quality deficiencies.
  • Meets with department directors on a regular basis, and conducts/participates in in-service classes and supervisory level training programs relative to risk management.
  • Ensures all personnel attend and participate in annual in-service training programs relative to hazard communication.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above-referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Education And Experience
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Business or Health Administration preferred. Minimum two years of experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital or nursing care facility, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certifications, Licenses, And Other Special Requirements
Must possess a current Health Care Risk Manager license or meet state licensure requirements.

Management/Decision Making
Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these.

Knowledge And Skills
Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment. Has a working knowledge of a functional discipline. Must have
knowledge of Worker’s compensation laws, OSHA regulations, CDC guidelines, federal and state laws. Must be knowledgeable of computer systems, system applications, and other office equipment. Must be able to read and interpret financial records, reports, etc. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when needed.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing
  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Talk or hear
  • Ability to lift: Up to 25 pounds
  • Requires Travel: Occasionally
  • Vision

Company Description

Looking for work that is a calling as much as it is a career? An opportunity to enhance the lives of others? Then consider Brookdale.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is the leading operator of senior living communities throughout the United States. The Company is committed to providing senior living solutions primarily within properties that are designed, purpose-built and operated to provide the highest-quality service, care and living accommodations for residents. Brookdale operates independent living, assisted living, and dementia-care communities and continuing care retirement centers, with approximately 988 communities in 46 states and the ability to serve approximately 95,000 residents as of June 30, 2018. Through its ancillary services program, the Company also offers a range of outpatient therapy, home health and hospice services.

Your new career is calling for you at Brookdale Senior Living. Let’s start the conversation today!

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