Senior Loss Prevention Attorney
This position is responsible for the identification, assessment, management and/or elimination of adverse professional and environmental conditions affecting entities protected by the Self-Insurance Programs (SIP).
Examples of Work
Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.
- Directs, manages, and oversees all aspects of education, advice, and assistance regarding patient care liability and protocols related to patient safety and loss prevention for all entities protected by SIP.
- Develops mechanisms to identify, monitor, and assess loss prevention issues and initiate intervention based upon potential exposures.
- Liaison between participants and applicable patient safety organizations to promote loss prevention initiatives.
- Serves as specialist in medical malpractice data and integrates clinical and legal trends from claims and litigation into patient safety improvements in partnership with participants.
- Provides advice and investigative assistance in support of health care provider whose licenses are subjected to potential discipline.
- Identifies, investigates, manages, and resolves potential and asserted claims against entities protected by SIP.
Education and Experience
Law degree (L.L.B. or J.D.) and five years of experience in the legal, medical, or healthcare fields.
Licensure and Certification
Must be a member in good standing of the Florida Bar or become a member within twelve months of employment.
This position may include supervisory responsibility.
- Legal Function
- Legal Analysis
- Problem Solving
- Effective Communications
- Coaching Others
- Decision Making And Critical Thinking
- Relationship Management
- Analytical Thinking
- Business Ethics
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