Risk Management Claims Coordinator
Job ID: R0029246 | Health Services Administrative | Part Time | Charlottesville, VA
Performs a variety of activities associated with overseeing potential and active medical malpractice claims and other legal requests in the Medical Center. Serves as the primary point of contact to facilitate interactions between external stakeholders and Medical Center employees.
  • Mitigates risk through proactive assessment and intervention.
  • Investigates significant events, claims and lawsuits presented against Medical Center staff, Graduate Medical Education trainees and Medical Center operations for liability, causation and damages.
  • Serves as primary Medical Center contact for potential and active medical malpractice cases.
  • Responds to external requests.
  • Documents and maintains records of potential, current and past medical malpractice activity.

Position Compensation Range: $24.24 - $38.78 Hourly

  • Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience: 2 years of hospital experience that includes extensive electronic medical record use and ability to understand and document clinical events. Clinical background preferred
  • Licensure: None.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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