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Director, Liability ClaimsLouisville, Kentucky

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Job # 435700 Date posted 06/07/2022

Description

We are recruiting for a Director, Liability Claims to join our Legal Team.

Summary:

Directs the investigation, management and proper resolution of liability claims and professional and general liability litigation to reduce the risk of financial loss for the Company.  Acts as a consultant on legal issues for other Department members. 

Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes and summarizes claims information and makes recommendations to management and Liability Claims Committee regarding defense and claim resolution strategy.
  • Provides counsel on liability claims issues to field employees regarding investigation, reporting and general handling of liability claims issues.
  • Develops defense strategies on particular cases with outside counsel, as necessary.
  • Negotiates claims and litigation settlements with plaintiffs or plaintiff attorneys.
  • Updates and occasionally negotiates with outside insurers on liability claims issues and potential exposure.
  • Attends mediations, arbitrations, mock trials and jury trials to ensure that cases are resolved in the best possible manner.
  • Assists other Support Center departments and management on liability claims issues affecting them.
  • Attends Liability Claims seminars and industry meetings concerning healthcare litigation trends and issues.
  • .Work with Risk Management and Clinical Operations to identify and address liability trends and building exposureswith Risk Management and Clinical Operations to identify and address liability trends and building exposures.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge sufficient to counsel in medical malpractice/claims management.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Litigation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Legal Research skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Ability to work at all levels
  • Approximate percent of time required to travel:  

Qualifications

Education:

  • Juris Doctor degree

Experience:

  • 3 years experience with medical malpractice claim management, negotiations, general insurance, or civil litigation.

Depending on Candidate’s qualifications, we may fill this at a different level.

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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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