BJC Healthcare Clinical Performance Improvement Consultant in Saint Louis, Missouri
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
""Our mission is to provide a team of empowered professionals providing continued improvement in patient care and equipment planning & support technologies."" This team provides Clinical Engineering, Imaging Informatics, Clinical Equipment Asset Management and Planning and Clinical Equipment Capital Project Management services throughout the BJC HealthCare system by: serving patients through operational support and maintenance management of diagnostic, treatment, and patient support technologies, directly serving users, owners, and managers of medical equipment, servicing medical equipment planned, demand and corrective maintenance, providing operational support for functions employing medical technology, supporting Risk Management and Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) functions, supporting technology asset management, acquisition, and disposal, maintenance contract management and capital project planning and management, and providing clinical equipment planning expertise for BJC Healthcare projects, working directly with BJC PD&C, BJC Entity Representatives, Architects, Engineers, contractors, etc. during the entire project.
Manages or provides limited process improvement/ transformation expertise for project teams, process owners, operations, leadership and stakeholders in order to achieve engagement goals and operational performance objectives to reach successful business outcomes. Engagement assignments, team size and duration will vary and be limited in scope, complexity and quantity to ensure appropriate attention to process improvement details.Performs tasks related to:- 6 Sigma, Lean, rapid improvement events and associated activities- Project scoping, planning, execution, analysis and tracking- Change management- Team facilitation- Data collection and analysis- Risk/Issue identification and mitigation- Stakeholder tollgates/reports- Assists in continuous improvement training consistent with Lean and 6 Sigma and other transformation core competencies
Performs tasks related to:- 6 Sigma, Lean, rapid improvement events and associated activities- Project scoping, planning, execution, analysis and tracking- Change management- Team facilitation- Data collection- Data Analysis-Risk/Issue identification and mitigation- Report development- Stakeholder tollgates/reports- Assists in continuous improvement training consistent with Lean and 6 Sigma and other transformation core competencies.
Performs or manages tasks related to defining and measuring problems and undesired outcomes/metrics. This includes voice of the customer, data collection, value stream and process mapping current state, stakeholder assessment, and other Lean/6 Sigma activities.
Performs or manages tasks related to developing the future state goals and conducts analysis of the gap between current state and future state, Utilize data analysis and lean/6sigma methods for assessing root causes, issues with process, stakeholder support needed, and gap identification.
Conducts improvement activities through engagement of teams, subject matter experts , stakeholders and benchmarking. Facilitates rapid improvement events for standard work, improved flow, waste reduction, error proofing, workplace organization and other objectives. Identifies countermeasures needed to address root causes.
Rollouts, implements and builds sustainment/control plans for solutions. Builds project approval and charters, work breakdown structures, schedules, dependencies, resource assignments. Tracks and analyzes task completion, risk/issues, mitigation strategies. Completes or manages appropriate report and dashboard documents and keep stakeholders informed.
- Bachelor's Degree
- <2 years
- No Experience
Preferred Requirements and Additional JobInformation
- 2-5 years
- < 2 years
Licenses & Certifications
- Lean/Six Sigma
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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