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UW Health, Chief Innovation Officer at University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Bring your passion for innovation to UW Health.

We are seeking a Chief Innovation Officer to:

  • Provide vision and leadership in developing creative solutions to problems and issues facing health care.

  • Establish an innovative network connecting UW Health, the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, internal and external partners.


Minimum - Doctoral Degree (PhD, MD, DO, PharmD).

Work Experience:
Minimum ? Five (5) or more years working in an innovative environment, such as an academic medical center, or a field related to the commercialization and application of new innovations.
Preferred - Experience working the full cycle of innovation through discovery, trial and commercialization work.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated innovative approach to problem resolution.

  • Ability to work collaboratively across UW Health entities and disciplines.

  • Effective organizational, planning and project management abilities.

  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to quality and excellence.

  • Ability to implement change in a positive, sensitive and forward- thinking manner.

  • Planning and problem solving.

  • Developing goals and objectives and establishing priorities.

  • Inspires confidence, appropriate risk taking and achievement of high standards.

  • Ability to persuade others and develop consensus.

  • Effective communication skills both in written and verbal presentation with a communication style that is open and foster trust, credibility and understanding.

  • Ability to create win/win solutions and relationships.

Physical Requirements:
Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

Work Schedule:

This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week.

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UW Medical Foundation benefits

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.