Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet® organization is greater Philadelphia region's only hospital to make this year's Truven Health Analytics list of 100 Top Hospitals in the U.S. and is the only major teaching hospital in the nation to win the Everest Award consecutively in both 2015 and 2016. Christiana Care ranks at the top in volume among leading health care systems, with only 20 hospitals in the U.S. having more admissions. We operate the only Level Itrauma center between Philadelphia and Baltimore.
The Infection Prevention Department is currently recruiting for a Performance Improvement Project Manager to join their team!
Responsible for managing and operationalizing the infection prevention and performance improvement related projects throughout the Christiana Care Health System under the direction of the Infection Prevention leadership. The Performance Improvement Project Manager will be the facilitator, analyst, and consultant, assisting and guiding the support teams to redesign and improve processes, behaviors, and outcomes.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leads project teams from design implementation to completion ensuring that all goals and objectives are met throughout the process.
Researches and implements innovative approaches to improving Infection Prevention practices through design improvement projects and methodologies.
Utilizes data from various and appropriate sources to develop effective benchmarks used in the data analysis to change practice.
Plans, develops, and maintains work in an organized manner that is consistent with the department leadership and organizational goals.
Anticipates the needs of customers and addresses these promptly and appropriately.
Supports meetings by preparing and sending out the appropriate meeting materials and sends communications prior to and after meetings.
Prepares, analyzes, and presents detailed data and project related information to support the work
Assists in developing presentations that provide clear accurate information and are supported with exhibits, PowerPoint presentations, oral and or written reports.
Performs assignments that need to be completed, even when outside the scope of routine responsibilities; adaptable to changing departmental conditions: team worker.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Master's degree or higher in Nursing, scientific, health related or business field.
Minimum 5 years of infection prevention and/or performance improvement experience and formal project management training with 3 years of experience.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Experience leading, facilitating, and participating in multi-disciplinary teams is required.
Demonstrated certification and /or experience in advanced improvement science methodologies (LEAN, Six Sigma, etc.)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Strong computer skills in MS Office required: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Process Flow charts and other tools needed to organize daily and project work
Knowledge of project management methodologies, tools and strategies
Knowledge of information systems.
Strong skills in data interpretation and trending
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong time-management and organizational skills
Internal Number: 46433BR
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.