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Ochsner Health System – Behavior Science Specialist

innovationOchsner (iO) is looking for a Behavior Science Specialist to join its entrepreneurial, multi-disciplinary and mission-focused team that is shaping the future of healthcare. iO is an innovation lab within Ochsner Health System, Louisiana’s largest not-for-profit health system. iO’s mission is to reimagine and revolutionize the delivery and experience of healthcare and dramatically improve health outcomes using technology, data and new thinking, with a focus on digital health, advanced analytics and precision medicine. Its work includes the O Bar, Digital Medicine, Optimal Hospital and Connected MOM, and has been recognized as models by the ONC, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School, and Apple, among others. The Behavior Science Specialist will play a key role in the iO team’s design and development of interventions and tools by applying evidence- and practice-based approaches to support positive behavior change.

What you’ll do

  • Partner with cross-functional teams to identify project requirements and desired outcomes
  • Identify appropriate behavior change process and tactics and work with the team to implement
  • Ensure that evidence-based and practice-based research supports the selected behavior change processes and are documented
  • Identify key metrics that will determine effectiveness of product solutions and enhancements

What we Seek

  • Required - Masters in Psychology, Public Health, Health Informatics or other related field (PhD Preferred)
  • Required – A minimum 3 years of experience in the area of the development behavior change solutions, ideally including technology-based solutions (5 years preferred)
  • Experience developing & evaluating behavior change interventions
  • Familiarity with user experience design is an asset
  • Ability to convey complex data in a meaningful way to diverse audiences

About Ochsner

Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 18,000 employees and over 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 600 clinical research studies.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Interested Applicants can apply: https://ochsner.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Ochsner/job/New-Orleans---New-Orleans-Region---Louisiana/Behavioral-Scientist---Innovation-Ochsner---Jefferson-Hwy_REQ_00028655

Questions? Contact Emily.finch@ochsner.org