|Date Posted||August 28, 2020|
At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Enterprise Intelligence (EI) enables WellStar’s capabilities to drive clinical quality improvement and effective business operations. The EI department is called upon by all areas of the organization to provide insightful data used in forecasting, benchmarking, reporting and improvement effrots. The AVP of EI is responsible for providing leadership, subject matter expertise and influence to ensure the successful establishment, maintenance and ongoing operation of the WellStar Health System enterprise-wide data architecture and data strategy. S/he is responsible for developing a disciplined and innovative approach to analytics and forecasting, using both internal and external data sources. Candidates for this role have demonstrated an ability to make fact-based decision-making pervasive in a large organization. S/he will promote a data-driven culture embedded within the fabric of the organization’s strategy and activities, ensuring that factual data insights directly influence actions. This role will effectively engage leaders and stakeholders across WellStar, providing a leadership role to data management, meaningful analytics and user friendly visualization of data in a way that is intuitive and resonates with internal clinical, business, and senior leadership customers.
The AVP of EI collaborates with key leadership stakeholders to ensures effective data governance, consistency of data definitions and adoption of industry best practices. This individual will facilitate enterprise data governance and work within leadership structures to prioritize initiatives and ongoing work within resource capacity. This individual will help to identify, gain consensus, and drive the development and usage of key performance indicators (KPIs) used to improve the quality and safety of care and “run the business” based on identified strengths and gaps. This includes measurement, monitoring, and forecasting, focused on the day-to-day executive decision-making processes.
The AVP of EI is an expert in the use of Business Intelligence, data analytics, data science, quality controls and data visualization methods. This individual ensures quality and integrity of data and meta data, ensuring the highest confidence in data across the WellStar enterprise, and enabling rapid progress and pursuit of WellStar’s mission and vision. The AVP of EI provides expert recommendations for tools, data-use processes, and up-to-date & emerging analytics, including appropriate use of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Based on a cohesive plan, the AVP prepares RFPs, timelines & budgets, and once approved, will be responsible for delivering solutions in an effective and timely manner. Once solutions are deployed, this leader and their team provide ongoing support for effective usage of software and analytics, including a thoughtful mix of ‘self serve’ and ‘EI delivered’ reports.
The AVP of EI will have an expert ability to lead and mentor their team in an effective and efficient manner, fostering collaborative teamwork and talent development. This role must embrace a Lean culture of continual process improvement and learning at all levels of the organization and within the department.