Job Description

Payroll Title:
Risk Management
Hiring Salary Range
$83,250 - $111,040 / Year
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday

#121065 Risk Coordinator - Hybrid/Remote

Filing Deadline: Tue 2/7/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/26/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/07/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at Hillcrest Medical Center and remote.

Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


The position assists in the daily operations of the Risk Management Department and will oversee the development, creation, and maintenance of the Risk Management data collection/reporting systems. Oversees the day-to-day management of the Risk Management case management platform, including the development of data report templates and dashboards for regular report outs to Risk Management leadership and administration on trending data. Utilizing data, this position will assist Risk Management leadership in highlight opportunities for risk mitigation and reduction. Involves the development and administration of a systematic program designed to reduce risk and injury. Evaluates and advises on trends of professional, employment and comprehensive general liability claims experience to the administrative and medical staff.

As needed, performs basic incident reviews, can screen and investigate patient/visitor incidents/occurrences, collects necessary documents and evidence, summarizes medical records, and documents findings. Creating and maintaining appropriate workflow for the incident reporting system (iReport) including triaging and identifying reports for escalation to Risk Management leadership. Oversees data analysis for iReport system, including creation of report templates, utilization of Tableau (or similar software), for dashboard creation/maintenance, and regular updates on iReport data to Risk Management leadership. Serves as intake point for subpoenas, warrants, court orders, and/or other administrative requests for testimony and/or documents. Upon intake, processes requests/demands as appropriate and coordinates with key stakeholders, including Legal, as needed. In coordination with Risk Management leadership and/or Legal, assists with document collection and production.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training. Related experience: working in a Risk Management office in a hospital, preferably an academic medical center.

  • Experience with and thorough knowledge of healthcare risk management practices, claims administration, and data analysis skills. Demonstrated ability to assess, monitor, investigate, and report.


  • Experience in healthcare, legal, and/or insurance setting.
  • Experience in conflict management and/or de-escalation techniques.
  • Experience with iReport, EPIC, iSight, and/or iVOS systems a plus.
  • Current Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management and/or ability to obtain Certificate within 1 year of hire.
  • Experience with data reporting.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $63,400 - $142,800 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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