Process Improvement Specialist

Process Improvement Specialist

ABOUT BAYLESS INTEGRATED HEALTHCARE

Bayless Integrated Healthcare is committed to improving lives and transforming healthcare. We utilize our Core Values as the foundation for all we do:

Compassionate: Compassion is the humane quality of understanding the needs of others, and wanting to do something about it. We show kindness and a willingness to help others. We always provide care for our colleagues, our patients and our community.

Adaptable: The ability of our team to adapt to different environments, conditions and changes is imperative to deliver high quality care. Adaptable people are open to others while realizing the impact of their own words, tone and body language on others.

Innovative: Our team must have creative and critical thinking in order to introduce new ideas. Our commitment is creating a comprehensive healthcare delivery system like nothing done, experienced or created before.

Reliable: As a patient and community centric organization, being reliable is of the utmost importance. In order to achieve results, we must have a team comprised of consistent and trustworthy individuals that can be counted on to follow through.

Relentless: We have an unwavering commitment to improve the healthcare system, disrupt the status quo, and create a better community. We are driven individuals that exemplify intensity and the pursuit of excellence. A strong work ethic and enthusiasm are necessary in order to help our patients, improve our community, and accomplish our goals.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Leads the identification, documentation and improvement of organizational processes. Works with areas to define current processes, identifies bottlenecks and inefficiencies. By using data and reporting tools, helps to identify key areas of inefficiencies and costs to the organization and patient experience. Works with areas to create training and testing tools to ensure new workflows are consistently being followed across the entire organization consistently. Mentors and coach the organization on how to properly execute improvement science methodology such as the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control (DMAIC) or Lean Six Sigma; and demonstrate appropriate utilization of the various tools available to drive change.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop process improvement procedure to improve operational efficiency
  • Analyze current process standards and met4rics in order to provide solutions for improvements
  • Perform data gathering, root cause analysis and performance trending in o4rder to develop appropriate process control changes.
  • Coordinate with Subject Matter Experts to develop process improvement reports, adverse trends and priority focus areas
  • Identify the related areas and potential impact of process changes and communicate and work with effected areas proactively to minimize negative impacts on related areas
  • Prepare workflow documents and all appropriate training and core process documents
  • Coordinate the training schedule with areas and assist in training
  • Determine fiscal requirements and personnel resources required for process engineering and the associated financial improvements
  • Prepare communication plans for multiple stakeholders regarding process re-engineering changes

QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Certification, and Experience Requirements

  • BS degree required. Certification in Lean and or Six Sigma processes preferred
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions from complex technical material and other inputs
  • Experience with process improvement and documentation
  • Excellent project management and organization skills
  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong communication, presentation, and persuasion skills
  • Highly collaborative and able to build trusting relationships across a diverse workforce
  • Adept at leading change in a complex and geographically dispersed organization
  • Capable leader, advisor, mentor, and coach; someone who motivates and inspires
  • Demonstrates respect for others and promotes a supportive environment
  • Resilient and able to overcome setbacks
  • Pragmatic and outcome-oriented

Tools and Equipment Requirements

  • The ability to use a phone, computer, printer, and copier is required.
  • Frequent use of Microsoft office products, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • The ability to use the internet and various web browser software is required.

Physical Working Conditions and Office Setting Description

  • Some travel required to field locations to facilitate execution of responsibilities. Must provide proof of a valid driver’s license, valid auto insurance with, at minimum, state required insurance levels.
  • Requires prolonged sitting, standing, frequent bending, stooping, or stretching.
  • Some lifting may be required.
  • Frequent and prolonged typing and frequent and prolonged operation of computer, keyboard, and telephones required.
  • Requires occasional use of fax machines, telephones, copiers, and other office equipment.
  • Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.

Other Conditions

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

EEO Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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