Director - Telemedicine
Company: Ochsner Health System
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: April 9, 2021
We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942,
but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal,
lead, educate, and--innovate. We--believe that every award earned,
every record broken and every patient helped is because of the
dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you
work with patients every day or support those who do, you are
making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at
Ochsner Health and discover your future today!-- This job is
responsible for strategic planning, implementing, supporting,
directing and evaluating all activities of the Health System's
Telehealth Services Network. Independently makes decisions that
could seriously affect the overall division and/or Health System's
financial objectives, performance objectives and strategic results.
Prioritizes and leads the development of innovative Telehealth
services that align with the Health System's strategic
goals.Education--Required ---Master's degree in--Healthcare,
Business Administration, Information Resource Management or related
Work ExperienceRequired ---5 years of--Healthcare management
including--2 years of experience in Telemedicine.Knowledge Skills
and Abilities (KSAs)
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally to
varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care
- Good organizational skills.
- Strong delegation skills.
- Planning, delegation, and follow through skills to effectively
complete the most technical assignment.
- Excellent problem-solving ability in a broad range of
- Superior ability to adapt the current technology and
TeleMedicine programs to region's situations and needs of all
- Excellent organizational ability to develop a system with few
major problems that address the needs to all participants.
- Excellent internal and external customer service skills.
- Exceptional resourcefulness and sensitivity to politics at all
levels (local, regional, federal, professional, business,
- Critical thinking skills with the ability to assess, organize
and prioritize frequently under pressure of multiple, simultaneous
activities and time constraints.
- Ensures quality of care and patient satisfaction.
- Develops personnel and workforce to ensure adequate
- Participates in research, education and training
- Manages operational profitability.--
- Participates in long-range business planning.--
- Ensures physical and technology infrastructure meets functional
- Develops, implements and maintains Telehealth Services.
- Other related duties as required.--The above statements
describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an
exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and
skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
--Physical and Environmental Demands The physical essential
functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the
following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move
objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical
demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. more than eight
hours a day).
Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.
Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.
Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue
and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to
perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.
There is no occupational risk for exposure to communicable
diseasesBecause the incumbent works within a healthcare setting,
there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous
medications or hazardous waste within the environment through
receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing,
administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The
risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job
duties of the role.Are you ready to make a difference? Apply
Today!Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all
users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility
of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the
application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center
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contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot
be used to inquire about the status of applications.---EEO is the
Law links in--English , Spanish , Chinese , and Arabic .Affirmative
Action Policy Statement Ochsner Health is a system that delivers
health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South
with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner
Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the
communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and
wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations
that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000
people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical
breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic
conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a
national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top
children's hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana's
leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners
educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner
Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies
and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable,
convenient and effective. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000
employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of
health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner
Health, please visit www.ochsner.org . To transform your health,
please visit www.ochsner.org/healthyyou . Ochsner Health is Proud
to be an Employer of Choice.
- Recognized by Zippia as one of the "20 Best Companies to Work
for in New Orleans, LA"
- Named as a 2020 Top Workplace by Times-Picayune
- Named one of the 2021 Top Workplaces in the USA by
- Named to the Forbes list of America's Best Employers for
- Named to the Becker's Healthcare 2020 list of "100 Great
Hospitals in America"
- Named to the Becker's Healthcare 2020 list of "52 Great Health
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