Northwell Health Project Manager-Risk Services in Great Neck, New York

Req Number 001C3G

Job Category Legal/Corporate Compliance/Risk Management

Job Description

Responsible for the risk management department’s operations and ensures goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time-frame and funding parameters. Work includes but not limited to, operations oversight of captive insurance companies, data analysis, management of a Risk Management Information System, and management of key projects.

  1. Oversees the maintenance of the Risk Management Information System.
  • Maintains the database, and works with the vendor to update features and capabilities, as needed.

  • Provides internal reports per request.

  • Liaises with other users, as necessary.

  1. Manages coordination of the malpractice payments for the health system malpractice program.

  2. Contributes in risk management including, but not limited to identifying, assessing and weighing risk, working with related corporate departments (legal, finance, facilities, procurement, FPP etc), reviewing contracts, and designing insurance provisions.

  3. Participates in operational oversight of Captive (In-House) Insurers including maintenance of documents, planning and organizing board meetings, reviewing meeting materials, reviewing and recording operating expenses, maintaining files, liaise with captive managers and other services providers.

  4. Contributes to development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures; and ensures compliance with all internal and external standards and guidelines.

  5. Performs special projects for the department.

  • Partners with management to define project goals, objectives, target initiatives, timelines and budget. Participates in design of project plan. Establishes work plan and participants for each project phase and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project staff.

  • Communicates with project participants to outline work plan and assign duties, responsibilities and scope of authority.

  • Manages activities of project participants to ensure project progress on schedule and within budget.

  • Supports department activities by handling administrative tasks including but not limited to reports, budgets, documentation, and contractual agreements.

  1. Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Operations Management or related field, required. Master’s Degree in Health Care/ Business Administration setting, preferred.

  • Minimum of three (3) years related experience in commercial insurance (medical malpractice, preferred), claims administration, business and financial issues, and project management, required.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us:

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.