Leads strategic thinking, cultural and organizational effectiveness, innovation, and efforts for the IU Health Clinical Ethics programs system-wide. Expands and maintains a real-time, high quality, and multi-disciplinary ethics consultation service supporting patient care. Drives the transformation of ethics education and resources across the system by building a network of mentorship for ethics consultation, deploying the Unit Based Ethics Conversations program, and cultivating systemness amongst the ethics committees. Partners with Clinical Ethics leaders to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of ethics consultation throughout the system. Serves an integral role in the Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics (FCME) including mentorship of FCME fellows in ethics consultation, scholarly work, and systems development when relevant. Contributing member of the IU Health Ethics Committee and system-wide policy review sub-committees.
Master's degree Bioethics, Clinical Ethics, Philosophy, or directly related field is required; Terminal degree preferred.
Must be able to travel throughout the state of Indiana.
Must be willing to be on call at the AHC 5% time for 24 hour call.
Requires 10 plus years of leadership experience in clinical ethics.
Relevant ethics and compliance certification in health care strongly preferred.
Requires experience with matrix organization and complex work environment.
Internal Number: 233434
About Indiana University Health
Indiana University Health (IU Health) is the largest health system in Indiana and among the top ten largest single state nonprofit health systems in the United States. Through its 15 hospitals (a mix of urban, suburban, and rural), IU Health offers a full range of specialty and primary care services for children and adults. Statewide, IU Health has more than 2,600 staffed beds with $6.23 billion in net total operating revenue. Its strategic service lines, cancer, cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics and transplant have received national recognition for quality patient care over the decades. IU Health has about 33,000 team members.
In Indianapolis, IU Health includes three major hospitals downtown - IU Health Methodist Hospital, IU Health University Hospital, and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health - which serve as the academic health center (AHC) and provide nationally recognized clinical care to patients from across Indiana and beyond with severe or complex illnesses. The regional and statewide facilities serve as referral resources to the AHC for providing seamless, high quality patient care.