The Performance Consultant assists with the implementation of OHSUs Strategic and Organizational Performance Improvement Plans and Quality Plan through project work, facilitation, consultation, coaching, education, and reporting. Functions as a change agent utilizing performance improvement methodologies in vital improvement initiatives that reduce operational and clinical risk and improve efficiency and effectiveness in operations and clinical activities related to the healthcare system identified by OHSU Leadership. These performance initiatives may extend beyond hospitals and clinics to university-wide initiatives.
Bachelor's Degree in healthcare, science, business, engineering, or statistics. Evidence of relevant continuing education in the area of performance improvement and project management.
5 years of experience in performance improvement.
Demonstrate through either previous position responsibilities or academic preparation:
Strong training skills and facilitation abilities with evidence of successful lean improvement projects.
Evidence within last 2 years of Project Management skills working with teams requiring self-direction and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Evidence within the last two years of projects showing evidence of detail-oriented and superb organizational skills.
Ability to work as a team member.
Expertise in office automation computer software including word processing, PowerPoint, spreadsheet, flow diagram, and statistical programs.
Basic understanding of statistical and data analysis.
Six Sigma Certification and/or Lean Certification required. Additional 2 years of relevant experience may substitute for the certification requirement.
OHSU Lean Training within 6 months of hire.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.
Masters degree preferred.
2 years in a healthcare setting preferred. Previous work as a Project Manager and formal experience in training and coaching preferred.
Six Sigma Master Black Belt or other Training/Coaching certification preferred. Change Management certification preferred.
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