ChristianaCare is searching for a Senior Project Manager for the Accreditation department to design, manage and execute safety and accreditation projects/programs across the system, diverse departments and populations to achieve continuous improvements in patient care delivery and optimal patient outcomes. Additionally, in this role you will serve as a project manager in collaboration with clinical staff and key stakeholders to improve organizational safety, quality, efficiency, system or processes.
The successful candidate will demonstrate high emotional intelligence with experience managing projects and/or people. Additionally, experience using Lean Six Sigma methodology with knowledge of accreditation standards and quality improvement and patient safety processes is desired.
Duties to include:
Plan, implement and facilitate activities that support the ability to achieve and maintain accreditation.
Facilitate ongoing self-assessment process of accreditation and regulatory standards.
Interpret new regulations and their impact in collaboration with key stakeholders.
When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a robust healthcare organization that truly cares about their patients and their caregivers. For the second consecutive year, Forbes magazine has ranked ChristianaCare as one of the best large health systems to work for in the United States! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy a multitude of employee benefits that include:
Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
12 week paid parental leave
Master's degree in Nursing, or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and Master's degree in Healthcare related field
Current Delaware/Compact RN licensure
Formal project management training or equivalent of three years' experience in managing senior level complex organizational projects across service lines
Minimum of three years' experience in improvement science methodologies or Root Cause Analysis process
Experience leading, facilitating and participating in multi-disciplinary teams required
Demonstrated sustainment in achievement of desired outcomes and leading transformational change in quality/safety projects
Certification by National Association for Health Care Quality within one year of hire
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt preferred
About Christiana Care:
Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, two hospitals (1,227 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
ChristianaCare 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.