Operations Manager - Performance & Operational Excellence

Gaithersburg, MD
Aug 26, 2021
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Operations Program Manager for Performance & Excellence who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As the Operation Program Manager, you will:
• Partner with key stakeholders to develop and refresh content for AHC's Lean Six Sigma certification courses, including White Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, Six Sigma Champion, and Lean
• Serve as primary facilitator for all Lean Six Sigma certification activities
• Monitor progress and support full deployment of Operational Excellence team goals
• Maintain Operational Excellence department process maps
• Assist with recruitment and onboarding of new Operational Excellence team members
• Manage Operational Excellence intern(s)
• Serve as primary Operational Excellence department liaison with Minitab Companion
• Provide Operational Excellence support to designated entity/services

Qualifications Include:
• Minimum of 6 years progressive health care experience required
• Master's degree in Healthcare Administration, Health Systems, Public Health, Nursing, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, or a relevant field required
• Lean Six Sigma Black Belt required
• Experience teaching healthcare Lean Six Sigma principles required
• Two or more years of management/leadership experience preferred
• Experience utilizing statistical analysis software such as Minitab preferred
• Experience with Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award framework preferred

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
•Work life balance through non rotating shifts
•Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
•Free Employee parking
•Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
•100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
•100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Work Schedule:

Full time days M-F

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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