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Lean/Process Improvement Coordinator - Process Improvement (Galveston)

Company: The University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Galveston
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration, Business, Industrial Engineering or related field. One year of fellowship or externship in hospital process improvement or two years of direct experience in process improvement or project management. Job Summary: Under general supervision, coordinates activities for System Optimization & Performance, coordinates aspects of planning, event, and follow-up activities. Facilitates small groups and meetings. Documents improvement events and related activities. Provides basic project management/activity tracking support for all departmental work products as appropriate. Teaches basic lean content. Job Duties: ADMINISTRATION/DOCUMENTATION

  • Documents improvement events ensuring standard work is adhered to for adequate planning,
  • preparation and follow-through, as well as for tools and process used in these events.
  • Creates, develops, reviews and improves Standard Work.
  • Completes administrative duties associated with improvement activities and other departmental work efforts.
  • Provides Onboarding, Orientation, Training and Competency Assurance of other coordinators as assigned. MEETINGS/IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITIES
    • Facilitates small groups and meetings.
    • Supports leadership and frontline staff with implementation of improvement activities and problem solving. PROJECT MANAGEMENT/TRACKING
      • Helps to coordinate activities in system optimization classes
      • May teach sections of training courses
      • Provides basic project management/activity tracking support for all departmental work products as appropriate. TIME STUDIES/OBSERVATION
        • Conducts baseline assessments, observations, and supports standard work implementation
        • Provides basis improvement analyses and reports Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
          • Knowledge of Lean tools.
          • Basic statistical analysis and data management skills.
          • Effective team building skills.
          • Able to document and measure results.
          • Strong project management skills.
          • Able to use Microsoft Office software including PowerPoint.
          • Strong written/verbal communication.
          • Strong troubleshooting/Problem-solving skills.
          • Able to influence and motivate others.
          • Strong interpersonal skills.
          • Strong Conflict management/mediation skills. Preferred Qualifications:
            • Masters degree
            • Healthcare related experience with team leadership experience, preferred.
            • Facilitation/coaching experience, knowledge of Lean Toyota Production System implementation and approach Working Environment:
              • Lifting
              • Fast paced environment, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent & intense customer interactions, Able to adapt to frequent change, Works under deadlines, Works as part of a team
              • Continuous keyboard use > 2 hrs or intermittent keyboard use > 4 hrs, Forceful hand exertions greater than a total of 2 hours
              • May be exposed to such occupational hazards as communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens, ionizing & non-ionizing radiation, hazardous medications and disoriented or combative patients or others. Salary Range: Actual salary commensurate with experience. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm and as needed on occasion. Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.Compensation

Keywords: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston , Lean/Process Improvement Coordinator - Process Improvement (Galveston), Other , Galveston, Texas

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