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Process Improvement Consultant - Valley Medical Center

Location: Renton, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: October 11, 2017
Job #11782
Posted: September 11, 2017
Description:

Coach and mentor teams across Valley Medical Center through Improvement efforts using Process Improvement and Change Management principles. Lead cross-functional and enterprise-wide projects that support our Patients are First¯ mission. Contribute to the growth and development of the Process Improvement team, and support the spread of our Process Improvement Methodology through teaching, coaching, and mentoring others.

Facilitate teams at every level of the organization, from front-line staff to VP and above, both clinical and non-clinical, to implement and test changes that lead to improvements in Safety, Quality, Employee Engagement, and Fiscal Responsibility using the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle.

Success factors will include ability to build and maintain trusting relationships with teams and internal clients, successfully engaging people in learning new ways of thinking, and intellectual flexibility to move collaboratively between projects of different scopes and scales.  

 

Skills/Eligibility:
  1. Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration, Communication, Business, Industrial Engineering, or other relevant field.

  2. Master’s degree preferred.

  3. 5-7 years of process improvement experience, preferably in the healthcare setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  4. Computer skills - advanced knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.

  5. Lean and Change Management related certifications preferred.

How to Apply:

Apply online:  https://valleymed.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_JobDetail.ASP?T=20170911082636& 

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