Reporting to the CHeSS Director and Executive Director and working closely with the leadership of the ITM, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for identifying opportunities for aligned, or divergent, incentive structures between the Learning Healthcare System and the research enterprise within UCM. The Senior Project Manager will lead all administrative aspects of the Learning Healthcare System (LHCS) initiative core of the ITM, managing relationships with the ITM, UC Medicine leadership and all partners within the system. The Senior Project Manager will have an array of operational, financial, communications, management and mentoring responsibilities.
Develop new strategies that enhance the integration of research into clinical care at UChicago by supporting the efficient collection and analysis of data to perform research; demonstrate new strategies integrated into clinical research at UChicago to successfully support the efficient collection and analysis of data to support research, and disseminate these strategies to additional clinical settings at UChicago, at the other ITM clinical institutions and beyond the ITM.
Manage several components of program operations including, but not limited to: 1) project planning, scheduling, tracking and progress; 2) overseeing operations of the LHCS Steering Committee; 3) surveying UCM Clinical Operations for areas of alignment between research and clinical priorities; 4) conducting rigorous analyses of proposed clinical innovations that tie changes in clinical productivity and outcomes to costs, revenues and margin so as to rigorously assess organizational clinical and financial incentives.
Oversee the implementation of routine data collection for research as part of clinical care as well as steward external data resources to serve research and clinical operation.
Collaborate closely with research and operations teams engaged in efforts that both rely on and inform the Learning Healthcare System.
These include the Comprehensive Care Program (CCP), The Comprehensive Care, Community and Culture Program (C4P), the Program in Oral Health, Systemic Health, Well-Being and the Social Sciences, the Hospital Medicine Research Project, the building of practice-based research networks and the participation in multi-institutional research endeavors like the Chicago Area Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN).
Managing, Mentoring and Training:
Establish a research project-based multi-tiered mentorship program in which faculty, fellows, medical students, research coordinators and research assistants work together on a project, with senior persons mentoring those junior to them, training them both to do research and to mentor those below them.
Enhance mentorship by establishing training for undergraduate and graduate students interested in working with healthcare data.
Effectively communicate priorities and updates to varied audiences and leadership levels and will develop all internal and external communications materials, such as presentations, work and research proposals, progress reports, and operations manuals.
Familiarity with general business practices required.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
Commitment to providing a high level of service and high degree of professionalism required.
Attention to detail required.
Ability to handle confidential information with utmost discretion required.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills required.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and under tight deadlines required.
Strong analytical and organizational skills required.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of four years progressively responsible administrative experience required.
Master's degree in public policy or related field preferred.
Experience in research, data management, project management, directing operations, administration, supervision, and communications required.
One year of experience working with academic health researchers strongly preferred.
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