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Senior Innovation Manager

Job ID: 139084
Category: Management/Leadership
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 8, 2022
Work Schedule: WILL REQUIRE full or partial on site work

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Senior Innovation Manager:

The Senior Innovation Manager acts as a leader within the Center in the design and execution of Innovation Center projects of varying complexity through the entirety of the innovation project life-cycle.

 

The Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation facilitates the rapid, disciplined development, testing and implementation of new strategies to reimagine health care delivery, improve patient outcomes, patient and clinician experience, and reduce the cost of care. We believe the best way to make big improvements to patient health and health care delivery is to experiment quickly at low cost, only scaling once we find high impact solutions. The Center provides an exciting and fast-paced opportunity for motivated, entrepreneurial individuals to effect systemic change at Penn Medicine and across the healthcare industry.

 

Accountabilities

  • As a leader within the Center, guides project strategy and advises other staff and external partners to accelerate project progress and potential for impact.
  • Aligns diverse stakeholders across Penn Medicine on objectives and approaches to complex projects.
  • Teaches others to apply methods of innovation to understand a variety of complex problem spaces, defines opportunities for improvement, and leads teams to scale effective interventions.
  • Leads contextual research and design experiments to quickly test assumptions and validate proposed solutions.
  • Works with health system leadership to scale and spread effective interventions.
  • Identifies opportunities for continuous development and improvement of the team, methods, interactions and project selection and execution.
  • Leads programmatic efforts to improve team culture and/or performance based on identified areas for improvement.
  • Evaluates the clinical and financial outcomes of projects to derive key learnings.
  • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization

 

Innovation Manager:


The Innovation Manager is responsible for designing and executing Innovation Center projects from contextual research through rapid experimentation and implementation. This position requires a high degree of sophistication, resourcefulness, creativity and the ability to lead by influencing others at all levels across the organization. The Innovation Manager must have the ability to make key decisions and perform analyses, which will impact project success and completion.

 

The Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation facilitates the rapid, disciplined development, testing and implementation of new strategies to reimagine health care delivery, improve patient outcomes, patient and clinician experience, and reduce the cost of care. We believe the best way to make big improvements to patient health and health care delivery is to experiment quickly at low cost, only scaling once we find high impact solutions. The Center provides an exciting and fast-paced opportunity for motivated, entrepreneurial individuals to effect systemic change at Penn Medicine and across the healthcare industry.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Align diverse stakeholders across Penn Medicine on objectives and approaches to complex projects
  • Lead contextual research and design experiments to quickly test assumptions and validate proposed solutions
  • Identify opportunities for continuous development and improvement of our team, methods, interactions and project selection and execution
  • Lead efforts to improve team culture and/or performance based on identified areas for improvement
  • Evaluate the clinical and financial outcomes of projects to derive key learnings
  • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures
  •  Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization
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Senior Innovation Manager:


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required. Master's Degree is preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience working in health care or a related field, or innovation-related experience required. 


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Creativity and divergent thinking to imagine non-obvious directions
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Work independently and as a team player
  • Effective communication skills in various methods, verbal, written, and presentations


Innovation Manager:


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required.
  • At least 3 years of experience working in health care or a related field, or innovation-related experience required.


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to articulate challenges and be proactive in thinking about new ways to do things and create enthusiasm for new initiatives
  • Creativity and divergent thinking to imagine non-obvious directions
  • Values diversity
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills
  • A strong business sense, with the ability to formulate goals and implement and execute on strategies
  • Effective communication skills in various methods, verbal, written, and presentations
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills.
  • Appropriate energy, attitude, and aptitude to represent a high-performance service-oriented team
  • Work independently and as a team player
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word)


As part of our COVID-19 response, this position may currently be offering partial or full remote work. However, in the near future this position will require full or partial on-site work.


We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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