Process Improvement Engineer - Healthcare
Company: The Ascendant Group, LLC
Posted on: March 14, 2020
Process Improvement Engineer is to help make significant changes
in clinical, operational or transformational processes with a
strategic or operational focus. The Engineer will interface with
senior leaders and help identify opportunities for improvement,
organize resources, select and implement the appropriate
improvement methodology and ensure projects are conducted
successfully. Responsible for the design, project planning and
implementation of process improvement projects (Lean Six Sigma,
Rapid Improvement, Re-engineering, Process Redesign, CQI, Business
Development, Benchmarking, Productivity Improvements, Technology
Breakthroughs, etc) which cut across divisions and departments.
Manages multiple projects for multiple senior leaders
simultaneously and be able to prioritize to meet tight timelines.
Responsible for all aspects of the change process to include
financial, operational, and human resource perspectives and to
facilitate radical changes in technology, processes and people. The
primary goal is to help the organization maintain cost
disciplinereduce costs, with secondary goals of helping operational
leaders solve problems andor design processes that are efficient
and effective and improve costs, quality, safety or revenue.
Qualifications Education BS degree in Engineering, Business,
Nursing or related field required. MBA, MHA, MSN, MA or MS required
or 5 years of experience in Healthcare Process Improvement. Black
Belt certified Experience 3 years of experience in healthcare
process improvement, managementoperations or finance required. Must
understand the operational, financial, and human resource
implications of large-scale change efforts. Previous successful
experience with large-scale change efforts required.
LicensureCertifications Six Sigma Black Belt certification required
or 8 years of experience in Healthcare Process Improvement. Key
Competencies (KnowledgeSkillsAbilitiesProgramming languages)
Listening and Communication Skills - Demonstrated ability to
actively and attentively listen to the ideas and opinions of
others, to communicate clearly and succinctly to get the desired
message across and to provide timely feedback on project status.
Work Behavior - Ability to work well independently, with little
supervision or direct guidance needed, or in a team and the ability
to convey the necessary confidence to achieve objectives even in
tough situations. Facilitation Skills - Experience with managing
diverse views effectively in meetings, creating consensus and
motivating others to action through effective coaching. Problem
Solving Skills - Ability to define difficult problems by asking the
key questions and helping develop creative and effective solutions.
Project Planning and Management Experience - Demonstrated ability
to meet deadlines even under tight time pressures and coordinate
and manage multiple projects and tasks to completion. Business and
Technical Expertise - Business knowledge (i.e., knowledge of the
organizational structure, business culture, operations, etc.) To
meet key objectives and the financial skills to analyze key issues.
Change Management Skills - Identify the key players in the
organization necessary to affect change, dealing with resistance to
change and develop strategies to build support within the
organization for change. Quality and Process Orientation - Assess
current situation, measure and design improvement opportunities
provide a process orientation to business problems and develop
detailed action plans to implement process improvements. Systems
Thinker -- capable of viewing the big picture, understanding
interdependencies of processes and businesses, and facilitating
changes across the health system.
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