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Senior Evaluation Scientist

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 114803
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Remote Opportunity: Yes
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 51011028343853-Health Equity


Job Summary

The Evaluation Scientist Senior will work alongside clinical and administrative leaders, and external community partners to lead development of evaluation strategies and oversight of related evaluation & research collaborative projects. This scientist will have their own program of evaluation specialty that aligns with ANCHE and CSI priorities and will oversee all areas of data collection and analytics infrastructure, dissemination of information and empowerment of end-users, delegation and collaboration with junior and peer teammates to ensure timely, accurate, and comprehensive evaluation deliverables, and serve as ANCHE’s senior subject matter expert and champion of evaluation specialty area(s) across the Advocate Health enterprise.

Primary Functions

Designs, implements, and maintains evaluation strategies aligned with specialty area(s) for health equity initiatives in concert with enterprise and regional system departments, community, government, academic, and foundation partners.

  • Develops and maintains standardized measures of performance, process improvement, and outcomes to assess the impact and value of system initiatives and programs aligned with specialty area(s). Champions standardized measures across ANCHE and system departments to support a collective impact framework and centralized messaging.
  • Partners with ANCHE health equity analytics and system Information Technology services to design data collection and access workflows necessary to fulfill evaluation strategies, with a focus on efficiency, sustainability, and building best practices for enterprise scalability.
  • Operates as embedded collaborator alongside aligned clinical and administrative leaders, participating in regular operational meetings and serving as a central point of contact for evaluation support needs. Proactively seeks to provide data-informed decision support, improve evaluation infrastructure, and empower operational teams with responsive information and evidence to promote health equity mission.
  • Identifies and pursues extramural funding opportunities to support their program of evaluation and research.
  • Partners with Advocate Health’s shared services administrative team, and other system communications teams to disseminate evaluation deliverables, information, and evidence to socialize the value and impact of ANCHE.
  • Leads efforts to increase visibility of ANCHE Impact Evaluation. Participates on professional committees, at state and national conferences and at other external meetings to establish ANCHE Impact Evaluation presence in clinical, health equity, and academic research networks and organizations. Publishes research papers/manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Employs an iterative process improvement approach to incorporate learnings and best practices from research partnerships into evaluation strategies with a focus on efficiency, sustainability, and enterprise scalability.
  • Participates in the development of ANCHE Health Equity goals & objectives and research & evaluation agendas. Provides support for organizational growth and operational improvement.
  • Directs and mentors' junior scientists and teammates and collaborates with peer teammates in ANCHE and across the Advocate Health system to design, implement, and maintain evaluation strategies aligned with specialty area(s), serving as senior administrative leader.
  • Leads development and maintenance of appropriate compliance and institutional review board approvals in alignment with enterprise policy and ANCHE standard operating procedures.

Education and Experience

Doctoral degree (Ph.D., Sc.D., Dr.P.H. or similar degree designation) in epidemiology, behavioral science, health services research, economics or related field or master’s degree (M.P.H., M.S., or similar degree designation) with at least 5 years of experience in health services data analytics, program evaluation and/or community-based research.

At least five (5) years of experience in the evaluation of comprehensive and complex health services or community health initiatives with a diverse stakeholder group)