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Christiana Care is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager for the Accreditation department. In this position the selected individual will 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. You will also serve as a project manager in collaboration with clinical staff and key stakeholders to improve organizational safety, quality, efficiency, system or processes.
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.
Conduct gap analysis to identify and remediate regulations/standards
Develops and oversees the implementation of the assigned project/program, including Root Cause Analysis, FMEA and other patient safety or accreditation teams.
Facilitates and motivates personnel and leadership from throughout the system to determine readiness for learning and implementation.
Develop tools/templates and facilitates the process to use for audits/tracers/surveys
Establishes a systematic approach to all aspects of the project/program - assessment and readiness, planning, training, implementation, coaching and sustainment.
Leads the organizational project in collaboration with the Senior Leadership sponsor.
Master's degree in Nursing required.
Formal project management training or equivalent of five years' experience in managing senior level complex organizational projects across service lines
Minimum of 5 years' experience in improvement science methodologies or Root Cause Analysis process preferred.
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
Education and/or experience in one or more of the following are desirable: health information
technology, performance improvement, systems thinking, outcome analysis, safety science, utilization
management, team facilitation education.
Internal Number: JR54813
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.