Process Improvement Engineer

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 19, 2018
Closes
Dec 21, 2018
Ref
117220BR
Function
Management
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is hiring a PROCESS IMPROVEMENT ENGINEER. This is a unique opportunity to work for one of the nation's top integrated healthcare systems, to work with leaders who value people, quality, patient safety, service and integrity, and to live in a Blue Ridge Mountain community that serves as an economic, cultural, and education center of a multi-county region in Central Virginia.

Position Overview
  • Make significant changes in clinical, operational or transformational processes with a strategic or operational focus.
  • Collaborate with leaders to identify opportunities for improvement, organize resources, select and implement the appropriate improvement methodology and ensure projects are conducted successfully.
Skills for Success
    Degree in Industrial EngineeringAbility to lead teamsAnalytical background - statisticsPrefer Six Sigma Black Belt and being well versed in Lean methodology
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital HighlightsSentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a Magnet status, 176-bed facility featuring all patient friendly private rooms. Since its founding more than 100 years ago, Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital has constantly evolved to meet the diverse healthcare needs of the patients who trust us with their care. Today, our vision is as clear as it was to our founders. We will continue to set the standard for clinical quality and personalized healthcare services. Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital was recognized by Soliant Health as the 2012 Most Beautiful Hospital in America.Sentara Overview
Recently named a Top 15 Health System for 2018 by IBM Watson Health, Sentara is one of the most progressive and integrated healthcare organizations in the country. We are dedicated to providing leading medical experts, outstanding support teams, advanced technology and continuous innovation to meet our mission of improving health every day of the patient we serve.

Sentara Benefits
As the third largest employer in Virginia, Sentara Healthcare was named by Forbes Magazine as one of America's best large employers. We offer a variety of amenities to our employees, including, but not limited to:Medical, Dental, and Vision InsurancePaid Annual Leave, Sick LeaveFlexible Spending AccountsRetirement funds with matching contributionSupplemental insurance policies, including legal, Life Insurance and AD&D among othersWork Perks program including discounted movie and theme park tickets among other great dealsOpportunities for further advancement within our organizationSentara 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 information about our employee benefits, please visit: https://www.sentaracareers.com/explore-sentara/benefits/

Join our team! We are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development and growth!

Other
Bachelors in Business, Health Care Admin, Nursing, Process Engineering or related field is required; Master's in Business, Health Care Admin, Nursing, Process Engineering or related field is preferred. 3 years experience in project management or comparable work is required. Project Management Certification preferred. Lean and/or Six Sigma certification and/or statistics class completion preferred.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibility of a Process Improvement Engineer is to make significant changes in clinical, operational or transformational processes with a strategic or operational focus. Collaborate with leaders to identify opportunities for improvement, organize resources, select and implement the appropriate improvement methodology and ensure projects are conducted successfully.

Qualifications:

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Project Management - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required:

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below