Associate Director of Health Systems Engineering

Christiana Care Health System - Newark, DE (30+ days ago)4.1


Christiana Care Health System is looking for an Associate Director of Health Systems Engineering to join our Value Institute team.
The Value Institute leads the way in conducting real-world research on today's most pressing health care issues. Our mission is to develop, deliver, and evaluate innovative practice and policy solutions that improve the experience, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for patients and providers alike. Learn more about The Value Institute here: https://research.christianacare.org/valueinstitute/about/

Our members are respected experts in their field. They have recently been selected to serve on review panels for the National Science Foundation, partnered in research issues such as chronic kidney disease, and worked on initiatives that develop early warning systems that will standardize the measurement of patient acuity.

As a member of this highly respected team, the Associate Director of Research Informatics will perform the following:

Lead and provide health systems engineering support to multi-faceted projects across Christiana Care Health System, at the unit, service line, and system levels.

Develop research and system engineering project plans including: needs assessments, requirements documentation, analysis plan, solution design, and validation protocol.

Recognize the operational and technical needs of stakeholders and provide consistent and high quality results.

Collect and analyze process and operational data, facilitate groups involved in process design activities, and provide support for ongoing transition management and clinical process optimization.

Present analytical techniques, key findings, solutions, and deliverables to the Value Institute and hospital leadership.

Contribute to the advancement and dissemination of research and project work both scientifically and operationally.

Support the development, implementation, ongoing management, tracking and reporting of a variety of project activities.

Produce reports, presentations, publications, and/or white papers pertaining to ongoing and completed projects.

Assume a lead role on various projects.

Perform other related duties as required, including Value Institute's internal administrative tasks.

Support and/or lead development of grant proposals as a team member or Principal Investigator

Support institutional strategic plan by ensuring duties are aligned with institutional goals
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Master's degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Operations Research, or related field required. PhD is preferred.

3+ years of experience working in a research role.

Healthcare industry experience preferred.

Christiana Hospital, Newark, Delaware. This 1,007-bed, 1.3-million-square-foot modern facility provides a level of care only available in large-scale teaching hospitals. Christiana Hospital includes Delaware's only Level-I Trauma center (as verified by the American College of Surgeons), which is prepared to handle the most extreme medical emergencies. In fact, it is the only Level-I Trauma center on the East Coast corridor between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Christiana Hospital has also been nationally recognized in U.S. News and World Report's Best Regional Hospitals rankings as #1 in Delaware and #3 in the Philadelphia metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions. Academic medical center, Baltimore area, Best regional hospital, Community-based medicine, Community health, Clinician, Delaware hospital, Delaware's largest health system, Electronic medical records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I Trauma Center, Magnet® designation, Nationally recognized, Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, U.S. New & World Report ranking, Expert, Serve, Care, Healthcare, Respectful, Dover, Bear, Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna, Pike Creek Valley, Milford, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, North Star, Seaford, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Vineland, Millville, West Chester, Kennett Square, Swedesboro, Carneys Point, Woodstown, Salem, Elmer, Deptford Township, Washington Township, Pitman, Glassboro, Franklin