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Lean Transformation Specialist

Company: Mercy Healthcare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."

Overview: Leads project teams to improve critical organizational processes that improve quality, patient safety and financial performance. Plans and manages major organizational process improvement change utilizing Six Sigma and Lean Design tools and methodology. Coordinate other Lean Facilitators and personnel to manage multiple Lean projects, Rapid Improvement Cycle Events (RIE), and follow up activities for redesign improvement efforts, ensuring alignment with Leadership goals. Trains, coaches and implements improvement efforts using the principles of Lean Design with other six sigma and redesign black belts, leadership, providers and coworkers. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

Qualifications:

* Experience: Five (5) years professional business experience with proven ability to identify and resolve problems, plan and conduct complex project assignments and prepare reports.
* Required Education: Bachelor's degree in a healthcare-related discipline.
* Certifications: Complete certification in Lean, Six Sigma or an equivalent quality program is required within 1 year.
* Other: Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively articulate and present complex ideas and information. Demonstrated leadership and project management skills. Strong analytical skills to gather both quantitative and qualitative data necessary in finding creative solutions to difficult and complex problems. Must have the ability to learn and do statistical analyses or is skilled in statistical analysis. Results-oriented change agent who is an effective business systems thinker. Facilitation skills. Ability to manage risk and ambiguity on projects. Excellent PC skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to travel up to 25% and meet early mornings and evenings. Full-time position.

We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

Six Sigma and Lean Design tools and methodology

#LI-TM1

Responsibilities Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. Overview: Leads project teams to improve critical organizational processes that improve quality, patient safety and financial performance. Plans and manages major organizational process improvement change utilizing Six Sigma and Lean Design tools and methodology. Coordinate other Lean Facilitators and personnel to manage multiple Lean projects, Rapid Improvement Cycle Events (RIE), and follow up activities for redesign improvement efforts, ensuring alignment with Leadership goals.

Keywords: Mercy Healthcare, St. Louis , Lean Transformation Specialist, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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