St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit http://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.
Leads innovation, process improvement excellence and change by delivery of Lean/Six Sigma Methodology, Change Management Tools and Rapid Decision Making Process. Provides expertise and acts as resource to teams leading, managing, and overseeing clinical and business process improvement opportunities across the operating group. Mentors, coaches and teaches leaders and associates in the use of statistical tools, Lean/Six Sigma and change management techniques to ensure timely completion of projects and expected results. Works with Senior Leadership, Group Directors, Physicians and associates to develop and implement plans for achieving strategic operational goal improvements throughout the organization.
Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelor's Degree, Business/Health degree or related field, equivalent education and experience may be considered
Minimum Experience Requirements
Advanced experience in a process improvement environment including project management, change management and leading Lean/Six Sigma project teams.
Expert facilitation skills with demonstrated results. Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication.
Knowledge of organizational principles and standards for health systems is desirable. Strong leadership skills. Demonstration of high performance.
Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification, preferred
Change Facilitator training, preferred
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Proven expertise and in-depth knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma process to enable problem definition, measurement of current state performance, identification of root causes and variation, analyze data, build solutions that bring sustainable change and maintain control using key indicators/metrics. *
Facilitates identification of improvement opportunities within assigned Value Stream or project. *
Works with leadership to manage the project prioritization funnel and actively participate in the facilitation of Lean/Six Sigma projects and value streams. *
Assists with development, evaluation and revision of Lean/Six Sigma Process Improvement training materials to enhance the program for leadership, physicians and associates. Assists in training sessions. *
Acts as the lead trainer for Lean/Six Sigma and Change Management training classes. *
Fosters a continual process improvement environment throughout the organization – be a role model for change. *
Works with organizational leaders to manage and implement Lean/Six Sigma projects. Plans and evaluates using project management techniques. *
Coaches and mentors leaders and associates in the principles of Lean/Six Sigma and change management to drive sustainable change and exceptional outcomes. *
Assists in coaching other Lean/Six Sigma facilitators within the team to advance their Process Improvement skillsets. *
Use Change Management tools to plan strategic change projects. *
Use facilitation tools to plan problem solving sessions with multidisciplinary teams. *
Use facilitation tools to run meetings and motivate team members to participate and take ownership of solutions. *
Working and teaching knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) software and advanced computer skills: MINITAB, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. *
Encourages commitment, dedication, and teamwork. Accepts responsibilities for choices, meets deadlines and challenges others to be creative, with critical out-of-box thinking. *
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.
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