The Director of Ethics position is based in Indianapolis, IN.
The Director of Ethics provides leadership and assistance to leaders, clinical managers and providers (nurses, physicians, APPs, and associates) in areas of clinical, organizational and professional ethics in areas including acute, long-term, palliative, mental health, rehabilitative, primary, and hospice care.
Provides content and experience expertise in health care ethics and clinical consultation processes.
Manages the network’s ethics steering committee, local ethics consultation processes, training and development for caregivers, committees, educational activities, and recommendations for collaboration and decision making on ethical issues.
Establishes a consistent and effective Network process to support discussion of ethical issues.
Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in research, consultation and comprehensive understanding of applied clinical ethics (preferably in a healthcare setting), and curriculum development and teaching.
Leadership of multidisciplinary ethics consultation processes preferred.
Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree and clinical ethics fellowship preferred.
In lieu of education requirements above, a combination of experience and education will be considered.
Must be able to lead and work with people:
Build, motivate, coach, mentor and lead a high performing team
Use customer service skills to provide an exceptional experience
Use strong interpersonal skills to collaborate and build effective relationships with all levels of the organization
Work effectively in a team environment
Effectively manage conflicts
Empathize and relate well with others
Continuously develop and improve oneself
Be a role model for Servant Leadership and our PRIIDE Values
Must be able to lead programs, projects and processes:
Develop a clear, realistic, and actionable vision, and provide a results-oriented strategy
Manage projects and assignments from start to completion
Handle multiple tasks competently and create contingency plans
Collect and analyze data involving many variables to make decisions in a timely manner
Work under pressure and be detail-oriented; independently manage time and priorities
Effectively develop and maintain databases; improve processes
Make and take responsibility for decisions; be self-motivated
Able to navigate EMRs and to type efficiently and accurately
Must have excellent thinking and communication skills
Think critically, creatively, and strategically; independently resolve problems
Communicate effectively through public speaking, PowerPoint, dashboards, visualizations, and/or other presentations formats
Communicate effectively with patients, families, staff, and physicians, both verbally and in writing and through listening
Research and analyze data involving many variables and convert to actionable information; organize data in a presentable format
Use knowledge of or gain knowledge of best practices, processes, laws, regulations, tools, and software within the subject matter area of this position
Community Health Network embraces a servant leadership philosophy by putting the needs of patients, employees, and the community above our own. We strongly believe to provide exceptional healthcare services we need exceptional leaders. A Community leader humbly puts the needs of others first and provides focus and direction to those they have the privilege of leading. They demonstrate compassion in all interactions and are deeply invested in the growth and development of others.