Health Systems Network Lean Six Sigma Black Belt SWHR CIN

Southwestern Health Resources
Published
November 19, 2020
Location
Dallas, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR CIN) seeks to hire a Health Systems Network Lean Six Sigma Black Belt to work Full Time supporting the Quality Outcome & Performance Improvement department.

 

Please note: Southwestern Health Resources Clinically Integrated Network (SWHR CIN) is an affiliated company of Texas Health and UT Southwestern.  If hired for this position, you will become a SWHR CIN employee rather than a Texas Health or UT Southwestern employee.

 

The address is 8150 Brookriver Drive, Dallas, Texas 75247 located at the Brookriver Corporate Office.

 

Salary range is Min $39.33 - Max $60.28 – based on relevant experience

 

 

Job Description

 

Works under limited supervision to perform highly complex duties related to performance improvement (PI) functions that encompasses the entire ambulatory network, clinics and hospitals within Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) / Population Health Services Company (PHSC).

 

System Design/Redesign:
Analyze care delivery systems across the continuum of care and all healthcare settings using variety of approaches such as value stream analysis, hypothesis testing, statistical process control, measurement system analysis, process mapping, and/or Pareto charts.
Facilitates system designs/redesigns using a variety of broad system approaches such as Six Sigma DMAIC, DFSS, systems engineering and/or IHI Model for Improvement.
Develop KPIs and metrics relevant to solving systematic care delivery issues and in alignment with organization strategic plan.
Leads value stream kaizen events to enhance flow and when requested, coaches process owners through local kaizen events.
Collaborates with program directors and managers to assess performance monitoring and implement improvement plans, and to ensure accountability, feedback loops and monitoring systems.
Manage and lead large-scale improvement related activities between the Physician Network Committees, Data Analytics, Information Resources, Clinical Operations and the customer. Communicate to PHSC leadership any resource needs and identify and share any barriers to project implementation.
Designs and implements effective processes and programs to improve the quality of care and ensure compliance with nationally recognized quality outcomes.

Prepare Reporting/Managing Metrics and Performing Analysis:
Manages performance metrics to review program progress and effectiveness, focusing on national programs such as Accountable Care Organization/PQRS, Meaningful Use, Bridges to Excellence, and Patient Centered Medical Home.
Proactively identifies and educates leadership and staff regarding quality requirements, and new guidelines. Works closely with ambulatory and hospital staff leadership, clinical department leaders and committee chairs to promote effective communication, facilitating information sharing and collaborative problem solving.
Prepares reports and analysis of clinical outcomes data in order to identify opportunities for clinical process improvement initiatives.
Prepares written and oral presentations for a variety of internal and external audiences, and disseminate progress reports to Physician Network Committee and Executive leadership.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Education:
Facilitates and manages Lean Six Sigma knowledge across the organization. Provides guidance to leadership of PHSC and SWHR Physician Network Committees as well as cross-functional teams in Lean Six Sigma tools, techniques and methodologies to promote a culture of continuous quality improvement.

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

 

Education
Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare or Engineering field with 7 years’ Experience in Quality Improvement / Performance Improvement as a Primary Role with a Minimum of 2 years Supervisory Experience Required

 

OR

 

Master's Degree in Healthcare or Engineering field with 6 years’ Experience in Quality Improvement / Performance Improvement as a Primary Role with a Minimum of 2 years Supervisory Experience Required

Experience
• 7 years’ experience in Quality Improvement / Performance Improvement as a Primary Role with a Bachelor's degree Required

• Minimum of 2 years’ Supervisory Experience Required

• Experience in Healthcare Delivery Environment Strongly Preferred

 

OR

 

• 6 years’ experience in Quality Improvement / Performance Improvement as a primary role Required with a Master's degree Required

• Minimum of 2 years’ Supervisory Experience Required

• Experience in Healthcare Delivery Environment Strongly Preferred

Licenses and Certifications
SSBBC Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Required OR

SSMBBC Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification Required

 

Skills
• In-depth knowledge of Six Sigma DMAIC, DFSS, systems engineering, IHI Model for Improvement, Theory of Constraints and/or Theory of Profound Knowledge Required

• Ability to develop relevant KPIs and metrics in alignment with organization strategic plan

• Analytical skills to differentiate between special cause and common cause variation

• Ability see across boundaries and care settings which a service and/or information value stream flows

• In-depth knowledge with the human side of change and Tuckman’s model of team development

• Strong change management and facilitation skills

• Ability to function independently with limited or minimal supervision

• Ability to effectively collaborate with individuals at all levels of the organization

• Ability to prioritize and organize large scale projects across the health system

• In-depth ability and skills with A3 management process and quality improvement tools, such as Microsoft Project, Visio, Excel, SharePoint, or Minitab Required

Supervision
Individual Contributor

ADA Requirements
Working Indoors 67% or more

Physical Demands
Sedentary

 

Additional Information

  • Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Pay Basis: Hourly
  • Minimum Salary:

    US Dollar (USD)

    39.33

  • Market Salary: US Dollar (USD): 49.70
  • Maximum Salary :

    US Dollar (USD)

    60.28

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