JOE - March 2014

 
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
James M. Anderson for Health Systems Excellence
Patient Safety Research and Outcomes Faculty Positions
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Patient Safety Research and Outcomes Faculty Positions
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Cincinnati, OH, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field

JOE ID Number: 201403_400256

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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is initiating a search for two faculty openings devoted to Patient Safety Research and Outcomes within our James M. Anderson for Health Systems Excellence. These roles have a particular interest and focus on teamwork science, communication, healthcare-associated infection, qualitative research or similar fields.

These research opportunities include:
--Mid-career or junior PhD in economics, health economics, or statistics with a demonstrated record of scholarly achievement in healthcare, time series analysis and other QI research skills preferred but not required.

--Mid-career or junior PhD researcher with experience in patient safety or similar fields.

Successful candidates will join a growing team of researchers at Cincinnati Children's working on patient safety research funded by the government and private foundations. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to study patient safety in a highly innovative, collaborative environment which affords the analytic supports needed to succeed, with colleagues performing patient-centered quality improvement research through several learning networks.

Creativity, strong analytic skills and the ability to collaborate effectively and execute are necessary. Superior written and oral communication skills are essential. Faculty will have appointments within the Department of Pediatrics and the University of Cincinnati. Rank will be commensurate with experience.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Research Foundation is one of the largest pediatric research programs in the nation, ranking 2nd among all pediatric institutions in funding from the National Institutes of Health. Cooperation and collaboration transcends all aspects of the institution allowing us to meet our education, research and clinical care missions. This gives us the unique opportunity to influence future generations and the care of adolescents and young adults.

The James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence was established in 2010 to dramatically expand our work in transformational improvement. Cincinnati Children's has long been committed to providing the best outcomes, the safest care for the children and families we serve, and applying all that we learn through our research right here in our own frontline work. While we have made great progress, ultimately our success is defined by nothing less than being a catalyst for transformation on a global scale. Within the Anderson Center, there is no limit to knowledge. We strive daily to look beyond the boundaries of current knowledge and clinical application and to challenge conventional thinking. We are driven by a desire to improve locally and transform globally.

To learn more about the Anderson Center, visit our website: http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/andersoncenter.
Application Instructions:

Please send curriculum vitae and letter of interest to: JoinAndersonCenter@cchmc.org

Kathleen Walsh, MD, MSc
Associate Professor, Director of Safety Research
James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Email for Applications: JoinAndersonCenter@cchmc.org
Informational URL: http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/andersoncenter


For more information, email: JoinAndersonCenter@cchmc.org

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