DIr Risk Financing

Position: DIr Risk Financing

Job ID: 164098

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Risk Management Administrative

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

  Texas Children’s Hospital  Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education, and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News& World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.  Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse, and successful pediatric programs in the nation.  To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.  At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for all of our patients and families that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff, and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.     Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved. 


We are searching for a Risk Financing Director - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will design, implement, and oversee system-wide processes for risk identification and reduction of safety events in collaboration with departments across the organization. Evaluates and expand the Texas Children's Risk Financing program to meet the current and future needs of the organization.  Provide direction and oversight to claims management activities and manage the total cost of Risk for Texas Children's.  Keep executive leadership informed of emerging issues, changes to the insurance climate related to existing and potential lines of coverages, and the status of ongoing claims and potential claims. Actively responds to incidents impacting the Texas Children's organization including serious employee events, safety events, and response to emergencies, and provides on-call support 24/7. Provide direction and oversight to claims management activities. Formally responsible for risk management input on all Texas Children's policies related to employee events, safety and security, patient and visitor events, insurance/claims issues, and the management of the Risk Financing Department.


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Responsibilities :


  • Direct and oversee claims management activities and insurance program
  • Oversees the Risk Financing Department in processing third-party Worker’s Compensation clams and first-party property claims
  • Oversees preparing loss analysis and assisting with the procurement of insurance programs for all lines of coverage both in U.S. and foreign markets, such as General Liability, Professional Liability, Excess Casualty, Property, Directors and Officers, Employers Liability, Fiduciary Liability, Auto and other lines of insurance
  • Manages Texas Children’s Total Cost of Risk
  • Maintains relationship with Texas Children’s insurance broker to evaluate risks as identified by Enterprise Risk Management Steering Group and coverages available to Texas Children’s
  • Attends hospital committee meetings to provide information on insurance coverages and updates on claims
  • Evaluates and implements software systems to optimize the gathering of metrics around exposures and claims
  • Supports the Vice President of Risk, Compliance, and Audit in the continued development of the Enterprise Risk Management program at Texas Children’s
  • Develops Enterprise Risk Management tools, practices, and policies in conjunction with Executive leadership to analyze and report enterprise risks, and manage risks according to an Enterprise Risk Management framework
  • Ensures the organization's risk management policies and strategies are in compliance with the strategic imperatives of the organization



Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

  • Required Bachelor's Degree with a preferred Juris Doctor Degree (JD)
  • 8 years in Risk Management and/or insurance policies and claims management experience, including at least two (2) years of formal management/supervisory experience

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