Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 93494
Recruiter Contact: Stephanie Calli email@example.com
Clinic/Department: 8723 PSF SOUTH STATE ADMIN
Hospital: PENROSE HOSPITAL
Schedule: Full Time
Partners with Leadership throughout the Group to address value optimization areas of improvement around outcome effectiveness, service, convenience and cost. Works with Senior Leadership, Directors, Managers, physicians and front-line associates to develop and implement process improvement plans to achieve results in the value proposition throughout the organization. Responsible for leading, managing and overseeing clinical and business Lean/Six Sigma process improvement initiatives. Mentors, coaches and teaches novice Lean/Six Sigma facilitators in the use of A3 problem solving theory and tools as well as change management to ensure timely completion of projects and expected results. Assists Leadership in creating a culture of innovation and performance excellence by delivery of the Lean/Six Sigma methodology, Change Management tools and Rapid Decision Making processes. Collaborates with other Value Optimization Managers in the System to ensure synergy with Lean/Six Sigma projects and best practice sharing. Will report to the Group Senior Quality Consultant relative to priorities, assimilation across the Group, daily work, and performance management. Will have dotted line oversight by the SDOG Director of Value Optimization for skill validation.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor's Degree in Business, Health Administration, Industrial/Systems Engineering, Organizational Development degree or related field.
- Master's degree in Business or Healthcare preferred Minimum
- Three years of experience in a process improvement environment.
- Experience with Lean/Six Sigma deployment and training, facilitation and project management. Expertise in utilizing Lean/Six Sigma tools such as Value Stream mapping, Rapid Improvement events (Kaizen) and 5S.
- Experience in strategy development and deployment skills.
- Ability to analyze, synthesize and manage financial performance of process improvement initiatives. Demonstration of high performance and documented sustained project results.
- Strong leadership and project management skill required.
- Ability to effectively facilitate large groups of people in order to inspire learning and excitement about creating a continuous improvement culture.
- Knowledge of organizational principles, standards and regulatory requirements for health systems is desirable.
- Demonstrates excellence in oral and written communication.
- Advanced computer skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office programs including Excel, PowerPoint and Visio Leadership experience, preferred
- Certification in Lean/Six Sigma
- Change Management and Facilitation skills certification preferred
- Project Management Institute (PMI) certification preferred
Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally.
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.