Assistant Director Associate Risk Counsel

Texas Children's Hospital Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Summary

We are searching for an Assistant Director Associate of Risk Counsel - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will support the Director with the oversight of risk financing and insurance claims and will be responsible for major legal functions of our client. You will provide counsel, as appropriate for insurance provisions and contractual agreements entered into by our client; you will also work with and serve as our client's liaison to outside counsel, as appropriate. Additionally, you will participate in meetings and serve on committees as appropriate.

Think you've got what it takes?

Responsibilities

  • Assists Director by providing legal counsel to management, executives, and medical staff of our client

  • Responds to requests/inquiries from local, state, and federal agencies

  • Assists Director with the management of litigation as it relates to insurance claims

  • Performs review and revision of contractual agreements as it relates to our client's insurance coverage and risk exposure

  • Actively participates in hospital committee meetings, subcommittees, and ad-hoc meetings as directed

  • Communicates effectively with our client's executives and management regarding legal implications of business strategies, policies, procedures, and current insurance coverages

  • Supervises, manages, and directs the work of risk financing and claims

  • Participates in departmental activities as assigned

  • Reviews invoices relating to insurance coverages and related legal matters

  • Assists the Director with departmental budget activities

  • May carry a pager and serve as Risk on call

  • Ensures that Joint Commission requirements specific to your department are fulfilled but also understand the linkage between your department's requirements and those of the integrated delivery system

  • Collaborates with colleagues in other departments to ensure all Joint Commission requirements are met

Qualifications

  • JD required

  • License to practice law in Texas required

  • 2 years' experience advising large corporations either at a law firm or in-house required

  • Experience providing legal counsel to tax exempt organizations preferred

  • Experience with insurance claims preferred (auto, property, workers' compenstation, cyber, etc)

Company Profile

Since 1954, Texas Children's has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children's hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city's Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children's comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children's care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation's first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children's Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Texas Children's is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Assistant Director (Exe Lev) Disaster Recovery

City Of Houston, TX

Posted 6 days ago

VIEW JOBS 3/26/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-06-24T00:00 POSITION OVERVIEW PN#23113 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (EXE LEV) - DISASTER RECOVERY DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The City of Houston's Department of Housing and Community Development (HCDD) works to create safe, stable, and complete communities by funding projects related to affordable homes, public facilities, economic development, public services and infrastructure. Partnering with non-profit, governmental, and local entities, HCDD seeks to strengthen Houston's neighborhoods, provide true housing choice and execute the Mayor's vision for One Houston with complete communities throughout. HCDD is seeking an Assistant Director to lead its Homeowner Assistance Program. The person who fills this role will implement the vision and strategy for this program. Highly qualified candidates will have a passion for public service, single family home rehabilitation and reconstruction program experience, a deep understanding of disaster recovery and production operations within highly regulated environments; exceptional project management skills; and an ability to drive transformative change in the public sector. Key Responsibilities * Providing leadership, direction, coaching, and development for personnel in the areas of performance management, problem resolution, planning, and assignment of work. * Applying production principles and systems knowledge to * Review and assess program and ensure the most effective/efficient methods of operational execution * Identify recovery-related assistance gaps/needs * Provide recommendations to leverage current resources to increase program impact Establishing and fostering strong collaborative relationships with community stakeholder organizations and maintaining awareness of social, political, and environmental issues influencing the HoAP program. Employing management and administrative principles and practices, including budgeting, establishing goals and objectives, planning and organizing work, and developing proposals and reports. Developing and overseeing communications (in coordination with the Public Information Office) and reviewing program materials to maximize public awareness, program accessibility, and transparency. Representing and articulating program options, goals, and objectives to internal and external stakeholders. Negotiating, preparing, and processing documents such as agreements, contracts, and requests for proposals/qualifications to support program operations. Analyzing complex operational and administrative problems, evaluating alternatives, and recommending or adopting effective courses of action. Engaging, energizing, and inspiring personnel in the development, implementation, and execution of program activities. Essential Attributes * Proactive Leader. Employ proactive management strategies to identify and solve problems prior to reaching critical stage, drive decision-making, handle multiple competing deliverables, and meet established deadlines/goals. * Confident. Highly-skilled in relationship development and management, with an ability to effectively communicate and manage well at all levels. * Strategic/Critical Thinker. Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to make reasoned judgments and translate complex subject matter into clear policy guidance. * Motivated: High sense of integrity and dependability, with a strong sense of urgency. This is a grant funded position subject to cancelation when funds are depleted and/or contract period ends. WORKING CONDITIONS: There are occasional discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions. This position requires stooping, bending and/or lifting with occasional periods of walking on rough surfaces. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION: Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field. EXPERIENCE: Seven years of administrative experience are required, with at least three of the years in a managerial capacity. A Master's degree may be substituted for two years of experience. PREFERENCES Preference will be given to applicants that possess: * Prior experience in effectively leading and managing disaster recovery programs from ideation through execution. * Researching and applying federal, state, and local regulations in the operation of grant-funded programs. * Operations and/or production management experience in highly regulated environments. * Skilled in performing complex financial analysis, including budgeting and forecasting. * Experienced conducting organizational analysis and in employing process improvement methodologies to improve program operations. * Exceptional written communication skills with ability to create clear, concise, well organized reports, plans, and other written documents. * Advanced level proficiency in information management systems, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft Office, OnBase, Adobe Pro, SharePoint; with an ability to quickly grasp specialized software programs. Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6 GENERAL INFORMATION SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: Department may administer skills assessment test. SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: No If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test. SALARY INFORMATION: Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in similar positions. Pay Grade: 32 APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov. To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call (832) 393-6069. If you need special services or accommodations, call (832) 393-6069. (TTY 7-1-1) If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627. Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process. All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided. EEO Equal Employment Opportunity The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy. City Of Houston, TX Houston TX

Assistant Director Associate Risk Counsel

Texas Children's Hospital