Under the general supervision, with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, the Performance Improvement Advisor is a central figure in the hospital-wide quality initiative programs. Is responsible in assisting the Manager/Director of Quality & Patient Safety with the development and implementation of hospital-wide quality and safety programs. The Performance Improvement Advisor manages process improvement projects and possesses a wide range of experience and demonstrated leadership competencies (understanding how work gets done, business knowledge, process improvement, design and management, and change leadership ability). Using Six Sigma tools and techniques, this position assigns project team tasks and utilizes Six Sigma, DMAIC, and IHI Model for Improvement frameworks to complete process improvement projects. By defining the problem, measuring the current process by collecting data, analyzing the relevant data, optimizing the process by using Lean Principles to remove process steps that provide no value to the customer and controlling the process output, this individual helps the Health System to reduce defects and maximize product and service quality. Required: Master's degree required. BA/BS in performance improvement, business, engineering, nursing or healthcare related field. 5 years recent experience utilizing Six Sigma, Lean, Change Management methodologies, facilitative leadership and project management skills. Lean Certification, Six Sigma Green or Black Belt, PMP, or other ASQ certification. In depth knowledge of improvement science, patient safety and outcomes management. Project management, leadership and organizational skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Capable of providing education using adult learning concepts. Strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Office (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio and statistical software packages such as Minitab and SPSS).
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