Sr Process Improvement Engineer

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
May 23, 2018
Closes
Aug 01, 2018
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Healthcare is seeking an experienced Process Improvement Engineer for our Sentara Independence location in Virginia Beach! Sentara Benefits: Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE! Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth! Make significant changes in clinical, operational or transformational processes with a strategic or operational focus. The Sr. Engineer will support senior leaders by identifying opportunities for improvement, organize resources, select and implement the appropriate improvement methodology and ensure projects are conducted successfully. Manages multiple projects for multiple leaders simultaneously and be able to prioritize to meet tight timelines. Responsible for all aspects of the change process to include financial, operational, and human resource perspectives and to facilitate radical changes in technology, processes and people. The primary goal is to help the organization maintain cost discipline/reduce costs, with secondary goals of helping operational leaders solve problems and/or design processes that are efficient and effective and improve costs, quality, safety or revenue.

Master's degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Engineering, Nursing or related field required. Project Management Certification preferred. Must understand the operational, financial, and human resource implications of large-scale change efforts. Previous successful experience with large-scale change efforts required. Six Sigma Black Belt certification or 8 yrs of Healthcare Process Improvement experience required.

Education Level
Master's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Healthcare Management - 5 years, Process Improvement - 5 years

Preferred: Accounting/Finance - 5 years

License
Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Preferred: Six Sigma Black Belt

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Project Management, Systems Analysis, Systems Evaluation, Time Management

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Keyword: Process Improvement, Project Management