Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Nemours Children's Hospital Delaware is seeking a Human Factors Engineer for our location in Wilmington, Delaware.
The Human Factors Engineer applies various human performance and human factors/ergonomics methodologies to assess performance, process, design, workflow, equipment, and the environment with the purpose of driving improvement and reducing risks. The Human Factors Engineer will work collaboratively with teams throughout the organization to evaluate environments to optimize human well-being, overall system performance, and safety. As a member of the Patient Safety team and an adjunct member of the Simulation team, the Human Factors Engineer will act as a change agent to improve patient safety.
A successful candidate will have strong analytical, interpersonal, and collaboration skills, with a passion for usability and a creative eye for excellent design. A key role of the position is to support the organization in the area of patient safety through the application of expertise in human factors/usability engineering. The Human Factors Engineer will independently apply human factors methodologies (i.e. heuristic evaluation and usability testing) to examine processes, human error potential, and patient safety risk.
- MS in Human Factors Engineering/Psychology or related field (e.g., industrial/systems engineering, cognitive neuroscience, perception, industrial/organizational psychology, or ergonomics) from a fully accredited college or university.
- At least 3 years related experience. Healthcare related experience preferred.
- Must have strong consulting skills, strong presentation skills and experience managing or facilitating change through a consultative role.
- Experience with healthcare simulation preferred.