Carle is actively seeking a skilled individual to provide leadership, strategic direction and oversight for the System’s health information management strategy. Focusing specifically on health plan initiatives, this role will be responsible for developing and maintaining data and analytics capabilities that provide functional insights and support for financial, clinical quality, and research decision making.
Carle is a not-for-profit, locally owned and operated healthcare system that includes Carle Foundation Hospital, a 393-bed Level 1 Trauma Center, Carle Physician Group boasting 400+ physicians and over 650 total providers and Health Alliance Medical Plan, the largest health plan in downstate Illinois with hundreds of network hospitals and 400,000 members in Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and Washington.
The Director of Information Management and Analytics will help lead the organization’s information management strategy in effort to coordinate the delivery of consistent and efficient advanced analytics, reports and data for ongoing operations. This individual will be instrumental in allowing the System to maintain a competitive advantage by supporting the use of analytics for optimization and leveraging data to promote progressive ways of thinking thus facilitating executive level insights and business evolution.
Key functions of this role include:
• Develop plans and tactics for integrating new analytics and/or data tools and data-driven capabilities
• Proactively identify and initiate process improvement projects
• Provide guidance to the technical execution of the information management portfolio
• Provide analytical support to key decision makers and interact with senior leadership at a high-level
• Imbed data governance activities for data utilization and data standardization into everyday practices
• Champion data quality and data security initiatives throughout the organization
The Director of Information Management and Analytics will report directly to the Vice President of Information Management and Analytics. This position will serve as the strategic thinker and tactical manager to a team that includes two managers and 13+ support staff including Data Analysts, Data Specialists and Business Intelligence Developers. This individual will continue to develop a dynamic team with diverse skills and ensure that sufficient training/resources are provided to be successful, while fostering a customer service priority.
This role requires a strong hands-on leader with impeccable communication skills. The desired candidate will have a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience in information management and/or analysis, preferably within a healthcare or health plan setting, with a minimum of five (5) of those years in a leadership capacity including the supervision of a team. A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Sciences, Quantitative Social Sciences or other quantitative field is required, while an advanced degree in quantitative/data sciences or an MBA is preferred.
Headquartered in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, Carle services approximately 1.5 million residents in 22 counties in Central/Eastern Illinois and Western Indiana. Carle has one of the largest outpatient treatment centers in Illinois and encompasses fourteen regional branch clinics. Home to the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana is a diverse community of 195,000, which offers cultural, sporting and entertainment options typically associated with much larger cities. The community is centrally located two hours from Chicago and Indianapolis and three hours from St. Louis.
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