New York City, NY, United States
Associate Director, Risk Management & Insurance
Weill Cornell Medical College
Promotes a safe and healthy environment for patients, faculty, staff, students and the visiting public by applying proven risk management techniques, including insurance where appropriate. In addition, this position assists the Director in administering an effective program of risk identification and risk management as it relates to all operations of Weill Cornell Medicine.
Assists in providing risk management and insurance advice and guidance to a variety of departments and groups within the organization.
Works with the Physician Organization and their network practices to ensure that all necessary insurance is in place (including professional liability for non-physicians), and makes changes as necessary.
Participates in the Physicians Organization Quality Patient Safety workgroup.
Participates in all MCIC committee meetings.
Assists in implementing and managing the Weill Cornell Medicine insurance portfolio consisting of a vast array of insurance types.
Leads the renewal of the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar insurance portfolio, and makes decisions on coverage after consultation with Qatar and the Director. Works with Qatar to ensure that the program continues to meet their changing needs.
In coordination with EHS and WCM's property insurance carrier, develops property protection standards for high value equipment.
Responsible for updating the department's business continuity plans, and making changes as appropriate.
Reviews and negotiates risk management and insurance aspects of contracts, including clinical trial agreements (CTAs). Has the authority, within a limited range, to accept or reject changes to standard terms and conditions within these agreements.
In conjunction with the Director, handles claims involving property, general and auto liability and student health and disability, including acting as a liaison with claims adjusters, as necessary.
Responsible for all aspects of incoming and outgoing certificates of insurance (COIs), and has the authority to issue COIs as needed.
Periodically reviews and updates the WCM Risk Management web pages.
Updates Risk Management Summary for WCM and WCM-Qatar and provides to Senior Administrators.
Assists in establishing service standards for outside service providers including insurance carriers, brokers and third party administrators, and is responsible for monitoring results and advising Director of any issues.
Monitors international travel alerts and advises departments of any travel restrictions and/or threats.
Bachelor's degree in a related field or a minimum of 15 years experience in the insurance industry, including experience with academic medical centers and/or colleges.
Business degree is highly desired.
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) or Associate in Risk Management ARM) designation or New York State Broker's License preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Extensive experience with personal computers, spreadsheets, databases and presentations.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of the Institution.
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.