The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) has 3 positions available in the Performance Improvement Discipline: One Performance Improvement Lead and Two Performance Improvement Specialist positions.
These positions are responsible for supporting organizational improvement and performance excellence activities for the UNOS organization; identifying and facilitating improvement projects; monitoring measures of success; investigating reported errors and supporting department teams with corrective and preventative actions. Principle duties include
Quality improvement and Innovation Activities
Metrics and Process Documentation
Organizational Assessments using the Baldrige Criteria for Excellence
Organizational Risk Assessments and prevention
Candidate will serve as a performance improvement leader in the organization. Will Collaborate with department leadership in the development of annual department goals that are in alignment with UNOS strategic goals and initiatives
4 year College degree required (for all 3 positions) with Master's prepared education preferred (for Lead position)
Certification in performance improvement methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma or ISO) or experience in organizational excellence assessments (e.g. Baldrige Framework Criteria) is required (all 3 positions)
Experience/ Skills Requirements:
4 - 6 years of applied work experience in Quality and Performance Improvement, specifically analyzing, interpreting and effectively presenting data as evidenced with a documented portfolio of improvement projects through all stages of improvement.
1-2 years of direct staff management experience preferred (for Lead Position only)
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are required
Strong facilitation skills and critical thinking skills
Proven project management skills in leading complex projects across multi-disciplinary teams is essential.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) is the private, non-profit organization that manages the nation’s organ transplant system under contract with the federal government. In doing so, we bring together hundreds of transplant and organ procurement professionals and thousands of volunteers. This unique collaboration helps make life-saving organ transplants possible each day. Our system serves as ...the model for transplant systems around the world. Our mission is to advance organ availability and transplantation by uniting and supporting our communities for the benefit of patients through education, technology and policy development.