Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Operations Excellence Partner
March 2, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Hospital, Public and Private
Are you motivated by challenging work, with an opportunity to have a major impact and learn at the same time? Come help lead a large integrated nationally ranked, award-winning, academic healthcare system expand its Continous Improvement journey to achieve Operations Excellence.
The Operations Excellence Partner manages numerous activities in a complex and dynamic environment to develop and sustain a culture of continuous improvement to transform healthcare delivery.Activities include leading multiple concurrent projects applying Lean Six Sigma methodology, systems re-engineering, and process improvement tools. Partners with leadership at all levels and knowledge workers to execute projects and deliver results. Furthermore, the position assists in the delivery of process improvement and change management curriculum and mentoring others in the use of the techniques and tools. Additionally, recommends, implements, integrates and manages change as part of their project work.
Projects are aligned, undertaken and executed to support the organization's strategic objectives and goals that optimize patient safety, quality, delivery and reduce the cost to achieve Baystate Health's mission and vision. Project activities are accountable for providing clinical and business solutions to meet internal and external customer expectations and to provide value.
About Baystate - Baystate Health is a nationally ranked, award-winning, multi-institutional, academic healthcare system with over 12,000 team members serving over 750,000 people located in Western Massachusetts. U.S. News & World Report ranked Baystate Medical Center third among Massachusetts hospitals. BMC also achieved a high performing (top 10%) rating in 9 of 9 high complexity, common conditions, including heart surgery, cancer surgery, heart failure, joint replacement and chronic lung disease, one of only 48 hospitals of 4500 rated to achieve this feat and one of only 3 in New England. BMC was once again named among Truven® Health Analytics “Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals” based on measures of quality, safety, and experience.
Location - Baystate Health System is located in the heart of the Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusettes. The Valley boasts a lively mix of the old world New England charm and the vibrant energy of the revitalized city of Springfield. Residents of the Valley enjoy a multitude of arts, entertainment and recreational opportunities within a short drive.
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
What you will need:
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Quality, Business
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification required
Masters Degree and Certification as Change Management Practitioner preferred
3-5 years experience applying process improvement (Lean Six Sigma, PDSA) and or engineering methodologies and principles in a complex environment- Healthcare experience is preferred
Experience in the use of Change Management principles
An aptitude and ability to facilitate teams and lead sustainable change
Proficiency with statistical and data visualization tools e.g. Minitab, Excel, Tableau and Vision
Internal Number: 79965
About Baystate Health
Baystate Health is a not-for-profit, integrated health care system serving over 800,000 people throughout western New England.