Ascension: UX Designer (Consumer) at Ascension (St. Louis, MO) (St. Louis, MO)

Posted: Sep 13, 2019

We Are Hiring

Have you heard? Ascension Technologies, one of the largest healthcare information technology services in the country, is making a shift in their IT space!   Join the IT revolution with us as we turn our attention from technology that supports our national health system to developing, deploying, and driving technology that will change the face of healthcare.   If you enjoy creating something new, dreaming big, and have a passion for your expertise we encourage you to apply!

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. We believe you should be a tech founder not a fixer thats how we do tech at Ascension.   Where You Will Work  Flourish at Cortex; the regions largest innovation campus. Located in the heart of St. Louis, Cortex is a nationally recognized innovation hub that supports all technology sectors. As such, Ascension joins this community to help you thrive. Enjoy great food, gourmet coffee, gym, and a variety of workspaces and recreational activities to spark your creativity. With such a strong network of tech professionals in the area, youll have plenty of opportunity to make connections and exchange ideas!

What You Will Do

Youve designed products. Youve designed experiences. Now come join us in building the future of people-centered healthcare. Be a part of creating something special from the ground up that truly makes a difference.   As part of our transformational shift, we have established an in-house, interdisciplinary Design team tasked with designing the technology-enabled services and experiences of healthcare across the entire spectrum of care delivery. This team in deep collaboration with colleagues in research, product management, technology, clinical practice, and more uses human-centered design methods to understand the needs and motivations of our patients and providers and bring solutions to life.   As a UX Designer, you will be responsible for creating new patient and clinician digital experiences across healthcare touchpoints; including web communications, web applications, health record interfaces, communication systems, native mobile apps, telemedicine systems, and more.   The work of the team includes research and synthesis to understand latent user needs, design explorations to iteratively generate design options, ample prototyping to bring ideas to life, collaboration with product, technology, marketing, and clinical colleagues, and a relentless passion for engaging directly with the user to continuously improve the experience.   Key Responsibilities  Your role will be part of the early formation of the interdisciplinary Design team, and you will help to put best practices in place for the teams digital design operations. You will teach your peers and mentor less experienced designers, and you will be part of bringing design and design thinking to non-design colleagues across the organization.
  • Lead strategic digital design projects from conception to execution
  • Establish digital design operations and support UX team development
  • Represent digital design capabilities with executive leaders across the organization

What You Will Need

Expert capability in digital interface design and the use of human-centered design methods are critical to this role. An understanding of how digital experiences connect to and are shaped by service design, communications design, technology, and marketing strategies is highly valued, as is experience with healthcare, ecommerce techniques, and behavioral economics.   Key Knowledge:
  • Empathy for the user and a deep understanding of user-centered design (UCD) practices and principles
  • Ability to identify design opportunities and iteratively evaluate an

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