Rush University Medical Center  Director of Enterprise Risk Management, Rush System for Health in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Director of Enterprise Risk Management, Rush System for Health

Department: Risk Management

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


Job Number: 2018-2206

Job Description:

Director of Enterprise Risk Management, Rush System for Health

Rush University Medical Center presents an exciting opportunity for a Director of Enterprise Risk Management for the Rush System for Health. The Director will have responsible for enterprise-level risk identification, assessment, monitoring, and reporting efforts throughout the Rush system. The Director will work closely with business partners and senior leadership to lead efforts to analyze, quantify, and communicate risks throughout the organization. In addition, the Director will lead the enterprise risk management work group and will lead efforts to build an enterprise risk management IS system and dashboard to easily view and monitor risk metrics throughout the system. The individual who holds this position exemplifies the Rush mission, vision, and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Further develops and implements an enterprise risk management program across the Rush system in partnership with the Chief Legal Officer and Chief Risk Officer.

  • Conducts highly complex enterprise risk management work and analysis that is critical to the organization’s operations.

  • Actively partners with risk domain leaders to identify, assess, and mitigate enterprise risks.

  • Facilitates the development of risk appetite statements and enterprise risk tolerances for the Rush system and all identified risk domains.

  • Partners with senior leadership to integrate enterprise risk analytics into business operations throughout the Rush system.

  • Serves as the lead for the enterprise risk management work group that serves as an open forum for risk domain leads to discuss risks, further enhance the risk culture, and facilitate risk discussions across domains.

  • Leads efforts to analyze, quantify, and communicate enterprise-level risks to senior leadership and the Board.

  • Leads the design, development, and enhancement of enterprise risk dashboards and risk platform to monitor risk.

  • Facilitates the quarterly Board reporting process, including development of reports to advise the Board on current risk levels, emerging risks, and Rush’s risk appetite.

  • Helps develop and monitor enterprise risk management plan initiatives.

  • Assists with the development and maintenance of enterprise risk protocols across the organization.

  • Proactively educates leaders and business partners on enterprise risk management concepts, processes, and assessments.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline and/or a JD is required.

  • Five years of enterprise risk management experience is strongly desired.

  • 10 years of work experience in the healthcare industry is strongly desired.

  • National risk certification preferred.

  • Knowledge of a RMIS system preferred.

  • Ability to quickly build credibility and trust by actively demonstrating subject matter expertise.

  • Strong data collection and analysis skills.

  • Proficient in designing and producing high quality reports and presentations through PowerPoint.

  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and Tableau.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Experience processing, reviewing, and triaging multiple demands, with the ability to shift priorities as needed.

  • Ability to influence, negotiation, and lead change.

  • Robust organizational and project management skills.

  • Committed to accountability, process improvement, and excellence.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush is an academic health system comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital.

  • In U.S. News & World Report's 2017-2018 Best Hospitals issue, Rush ranked among the top 50 hospitals in 8 of 16 categories.

  • Rush University Medical Center received five stars in a quality rating system by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Rush University Medical Center is the only five-star academic medical center in the Chicago area.

  • Rush has been named one of the 100 Top Hospitals in the country by Truven Health Analytics three times.

  • For the fourth consecutive time, all three Rush System hospitals have received an "A" grade for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.