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Spectrum Health Innovation Strategist in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Job Description

Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights that solve complex problems for real people? Want to work on next-generation products and services that will drive value and meaningfully transform the experience of healthcare? Want to work for world-class organization whose mission is to improve health, inspire hope, and save lives? Spectrum Health is looking for a curious and entrepreneurial thought leader to join our Information Services Digital team, as an Innovation Strategist who will focus on outside-in perspectives that solves problems, changes behaviors, and drives better outcomes aligned to strategy. Responsibilities

  • Cultivate a roadmap of processes, partnerships, and technologies that lead to digital transformation

  • Integrate digital into larger strategies by collaborating with senior-level decision makers to build support and investment

  • Support program activation with go-to-market plan

  • Harness everyday brilliance through championing common language, methods, and tools for innovation

  • Co-create a future-state vision that excites imaginations and action

  • Creates organization from loosely defined ideas and opportunities through business relationships and synthesizing business requirements, operational needs, strategies and perspectives with emerging technology and information systems.

    Excellent communication skills are an essential asset as you will be responsible for developing strategies to improve Spectrum Health's performance. These skills will also be essential in fostering collaboration among internal departments, external partners, and interacting with clients. You should have strong analytical abilities in order to evaluate Spectrum Health's business processes, determine solutions to minimize operating costs while improving customer satisfaction, and implement those solutions. Strong technical skills are needed to analyze an organization's information technology infrastructure and recommend improvements. Relevant technical skills and knowledge may include Agile, UI/UX practices, API integrations, and databases.


  • Required Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

  • Preferred Master's Degree or equivalent

  • 10 years of relevant experience in the field Required

  • Experience leading multiple moderately-sized project teams of eight or more team members within a matrix organization; leading multiple phases of multiple projects simultaneously; supervising or leading resources directly or indirectly in a cross-functional team environment; and projects in multiple technologies and/or business functions Preferred

  • Leadership skills Preferred

Primary Location

SITE - 25 Ottawa Ave NW - Grand Rapids

Department Name

Digital Innovation

Employment Type

Full time


Day (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours


Hours of Work

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Days Worked

Monday to Friday

Weekend Frequency

Variable weekends

Accommodation Notice: If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in Spectrum Health's application process. Contact us at 616-486-SHHR (7447).

Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected

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Who We Are

Spectrum Health is a nationally recognized not-for-profit health system, offering a full continuum of health services through our health plan, medical group and hospital group. As an integrated health system, we are able to work together across all facilities, employees and providers to create exceptional, consumer-focused interactions.

Spectrum Health is redefining what it takes to improve the health of our communities and introducing new and innovative ways for consumers to access high-quality, low-cost care so that they can connect with us for a lifetime of health.

We strive to provide one Spectrum Health experience: a consistent, high-quality, seamless health journey for consumers; no matter where, when or how they interact with us. The result is better health outcomes for the thousands of individuals, families and communities we serve.

We are the region’s largest employer, with corporate offices located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Spectrum Health Hospital Group and Spectrum Health Medical Group are consistently recognized for the exceptional care they provide. Priority Health is among the largest health system-sponsored health plans in the U.S. and offers extensive experience serving large and small employer groups, individuals, Medicare Advantage, Healthy Michigan Plan and Medicaid populations.

Since 2010, Spectrum Health has been listed five times among the 15 Top Health Systems in the U.S. by Truven Analytics™. Click here (https://www.spectrumhealth.org/about-us/quality-safety-and-patient-experience/awards) to see a complete list of our safety, quality and patient experience awards.