Summary: Primary responsibility of a Sr. Process Improvement Engineer is to help make significant changes in clinical, operational or transformational processes with a strategic or operational focus.
The Sr. 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, Reengineering, 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 discipline/reduce costs, with secondary goals of helping operational leaders solve problems and/or design processes that are efficient and effective and improve costs, quality, safety or revenue.
Education: BS degree in Engineering, Business, Nursing or related field required. MBA, MHA, MSN, MA or MS required or 8 years of experience in Healthcare Process Improvement.
Experience: 5 years of experience in healthcare process improvement, management/operations 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.
Licensure/Certifications: Six Sigma Black Belt certification required or 8 years of experience in Healthcare Process Improvement.