CATHOLIC HEALTH EAST / TRINITY HEALTH
System-wide, Headquartered - Livonia, MI
DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL ENGINEERING
CHE / Trinity Health, a non-profit Catholic healthcare organization, is the fifth largest health care delivery system in the nation, serving people and communities in 20 states from coast to coast with 82 hospitals, 88 continuing care facilities and home health and hospice programs that provide more than 2.3 million visits annually. Formed in May 2013 with annual operating revenues of about $13.3 billion and assets over $19 billion, the organization returns more than $800 million to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. CHE / Trinity is a consolidated entity compromised of the previous Catholic Health East and Trinity Health systems.
CHE /Trinity Health employs nearly 86,000 people, including nearly 4,000 employed physicians. For more information visit http://newhealthministry.org/about.shtml.
With system-wide management responsibility, the Director provides strategic direction, and leadership for CHE / Trinity Health's clinical engineering business unit. This business unit presently includes the management and operations of all Trinity legacy hospitals' clinical engineering services. The integration of CHE into this platform will be forthcoming and will be a high priority for this incoming Director. Presently, the annual budget for the Trinity legacy division clinical engineering program is $80 million.
Reporting to the Vice President, Fixed Asset Management, responsibilities include defining strategy, philosophy and operating platform, approach for the program, while ensuring system-wide of respective programs compliance to policies and regulatory requirements in a safe patient and provider environment. Directs and leads the design, development, communication, dissemination and administration of business unit work plans, programs and related policies and procedures across the system. Will serve as a thought leader and collaborator with information technology and medical equipment trends including clinical technology planning for the system.
The successful candidate will:
- Bring a seasoned leadership style coupled with strong integration and execution skills;
- Embrace the role of business owner of clinical engineering across the system;
- Possess considerable experience in planning, formulating and executing strategies and the ability to define program, process or business objective and scope;
- Have demonstrated proficiency and expertise to identify, evaluate and articulate opportunities, and risks, business needs/gaps and to understand customer interests;
- Be capable of developing high-impact service strategies that serve the combined needs of the system;
- Provide advanced analytical, evaluative and problem solving, determining strategies in the absence of guidelines, fostering innovative approaches to situations/processes/issues;
- Establish and maintain a culture that is collaborative, patient focused and that encourages teamwork, quality, integrity, creativity and professional growth;
- Maintain consistent standards of clinical engineering practice throughout the organization and ensure that all relevant regulatory, licensing and accreditation requirements are met;
- Bring strong and effective interpersonal, consultative and relationship building skills in order to initiate and develop productive collaborative partnership with all levels of leadership across the organization
- Ability to effectively influence results, garner support and tactfully manage complex relationships within and across the organization; and
- Promote effective communications with other stakeholders involved in the acquisition, use, and maintenance of healthcare technologies including medical / clinical, finance, information systems, materials management, administrative, and regulatory staff
The successful candidate will present demonstrated business acumen capable of leading the organization's clinical engineering operations at the corporate level. This competency should be complemented by comprehensive technical knowledge and management principles and practices normally obtained through a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Master's degree or postgraduate training in clinical engineering preferred.
A minimum of twelve (12) years of progressively responsible, multi-site leadership experience and a broad based comprehensive knowledge of biomedical/clinical engineering programs, practices and techniques is highly desirable. Health care industry experience required.
Along with the high visibility of this position, the opportunity exists to produce results through the business development and growth of this system-wide operating unit. With strong and effective leadership in place, the successful candidate will share in a robust vision for the organization and assist in its implementation. Catholic Health East / Trinity Health is a results-driven organization, highly respected and well positioned in the industry. The position offers an attractive compensation and benefit package.
CHE / Trinity Health is headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, part of the greater southeast Michigan region. This region offers many options for lifestyle and family with nationally recognized school systems, art, culture, and noteworthy natural resources.
Interested applicants should contact Jack Gosselin at email@example.com or 860-536-7667 for immediate consideration.