Lean and Six Sigma Advisor 9/2/2016

Saint Alphonsus Boise, ID

Company
Saint Alphonsus
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29514874
AJE Ref #
576077524
Location
Boise, ID
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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AT SAINT ALPHONSUS HEALTH SYSTEM, WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE LIVING OUT THEIR CALLING. WE WANT YOU TO BE PASSIONATE ABOUT COMING TO WORK, AND CHALLENGED TO ACHIEVE YOUR POTENTIAL. LIVING BY THESE VIRTUES, WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AND THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF CARE.

LEAN AND SIX SIGMA ADVISOR

SAINT ALPHONSUS HEALTH SYSTEM (SAHS) - BOISE, IDAHO

DEPARTMENT: SIX SIGMA

FULL TIME - 8A-5P - DAYS

SUMMARY:

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Saint Alphonsus is seeking a Lean and Six Sigma Advisor to provide leadership and support in our efforts to stabilize, standardize, simplify and sustain Process Operations across the Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS) - which extends throughout southwest Idaho and eastern Oregon.
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This person provides seasoned and expert guidance to the leaders of SAHS in the overall strategy, understanding, and deployment of LEAN, Six Sigma, and Process Simulation.
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In addition, he/she fosters and supports employees in ongoing learning and collaboration, so they may develop the operational decision making skills necessary to redesign patient care processes and ensure cohesive connection.
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Development, training and mentorship on these methodologies will have a heavy focus on Lean, Change Acceleration, Rapid Process Improvement, Six Sigma, and Labor Productivity Management.
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This person is heavily involved in the standardization of operations across the Region, and will work with people from clinical, non-clinical, administrative, hospital, and clinic-based areas.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

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Bachelor's degree in IndustrialEngineering, Business or Health Administration or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's Degree is preferred.
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5 to 7years of previous experience in driving lean transformational efforts that resulted in sustained, on-going process improvement and culture change.
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An understanding of the unique culture of healthcare is desirable for quick assimilation as well as clinical improvement related work experience.
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Communication skills are critical - must be articulate and able to communicate with employees at all levels across the organization, from front-line worker to executives

SAINT ALPHONSUS HEALTH SYSTEM IS A FOUR-HOSPITAL REGIONAL, FAITH-BASED CATHOLIC MINISTRY WITH OVER 4,300 ASSOCIATES AND A 950+ MEDICAL STAFF WHICH SERVE 700,000 PEOPLE IN TWO STATES.

WE ARE ANCHORED BY THE ONLY LEVEL II TRAUMA CENTER IN THE REGION, SAINT ALPHONSUS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (LOCATED IN BOISE, ID), PROVIDING THE MOST EXPERIENCED CARE TO THE MOST CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS.

To apply, visit our website at www.saintalphonsus.org/careers

Or send your resume and contact information to deseria.johnson@saintalphonsus.org