BJC Healthcare Performance Improvement Consultant in Saint Louis, Missouri
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Missouri Baptist is a 489-bed acute-care community hospital located at Highway 40 and I-270 in west St. Louis County. Recognized as a "Top 100 U.S. Hospital" by Thomson-Reuters, a 5-Star Hospital for Cardiology by HealthGrades and "One of America's Safest Hospitals" by Forbes, Missouri Baptist offers a full continuum of medical, surgical and women's health services. MoBap is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP). We are also designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.
Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States and the largest employer in St. Louis.
The Missouri Baptist Medical Center (MBMC) performance improvement team focuses on improving processes that support the practice of medicine. In our ever-changing environment of new regulations, technologies, treatments, medications, etc., it becomes essential that healthcare organizations like MBMC position themselves to capitalize on current best practices industry wide. Furthermore, social and economic pressures necessitate the need to be ever more cost effective in providing care while simultaneously achieving the highest quality outcomes in the most patient-friendly manner. Successful PI professionals will embrace shepherding clinical experts through optimization of their own processes, not as subject-matter-experts, but rather facilitators of an extensive solution development methodology. Most frequently, process improvement is approached through use of kaizen, with the model of a focused event with a dedicated, contiguous period of time allocated to a cross-functional team of stakeholders.
Manages or provides in-depth and broad 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 can be large in scope, complexity and strategic alignment.Performs and manages tasks and team members 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- Conducts training in continuous improvement methodologies and practices related to transformation core competencies.
Performs and manages tasks and team members 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 mitication- Stakeholder tollgates/reports- Conducts training in continuous improvement methodologies and practices related to transformation core competencies.
Identifies, performs or manages tasks related to defining and measuring problems and undesired outcomes/metrics in large complex operations. This includes voice of the customer, data collection, value stream and process mapping current state, stakeholder assessment, and other Lean/6 Sigma activities.
Takes lead in performing or managing tasks related to developing the future state goals and conducts analysis of the gap between current state and future state, Utilizes advanced data and statistical analysis techniques and lean/6sigma methods for assessing root causes, issues with process, stakeholder support needed, and gap identification.
Conducts advanced improvement activities through engagement of teams, subject matter experts , stakeholders and benchmarking. Facilitates complex rapid improvement events for value stream analysis, standard work, improved flow, pull, waste reduction, error proofing, workplace organization and other objectives. Identifies best countermeasures and combined solutions needed to address root causes.
Provides expert advice and contribution for rollouts, implement aation and development of sustainment/control plans for solutions. Ensures appropriate project management is utilized (project approval and charters, work breakdown structures, schedules, dependencies, resource assignments, tracking and analysis, risk/issues, mitigation strategies). Completes or manages appropriate report and dashboard documents and keep stakeholders informed.
- Bachelor's Degree
- 2-5 years
- No Experience
- Master's Degree
- 5-10 years
- 2-5 years
Licenses & Certifications
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 with company match- 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
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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