Emory

Process Improvement Spec

Job Number
82069
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: BHPMI-WHSC
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Clerical & Administrative
Location : Name
Executive Park-N Druid Hills
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta

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Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assists in process improvement and interventions through interdepartmental collaboration and planning, multi-disciplinary communication and implementation/analysis of care delivery processes impacting workplace joy, quality, access, and financial metrics.
  • Utilizes a systems approach to operationally analyze organizational or departmental systems and processes; applies various lean process improvement techniques.
  • Assists departmental management or teams throughout the project and during implementation of recommended changes.
  • Prepares and conducts data collection prior to initiation of projects to provide state of the art approaches and solutions to problems.
  • Prepares detailed work plans and process maps for completion of projects.
  • Designs, prepares, and generates reports; determines customer needs; and collects, organizes, and analyzes data.
  • Assists departments in analyzing operational and clinical data.
  • Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development.
  • Attends and delivers educational in-services as appropriate.
  • Maintains a skillset that aligns with Emory Healthcare's lean skills matrix. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Healthcare, Data Analysis, or Quality Improvement related field.
  • Experience with Lean quality improvement methodology, data collection, and data analysis required preferred.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

 

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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