We are looking for a Consultant to join our Performance Improvement department!
The Performance Improvement Consultant is responsible for facilitating complex performance improvement activities and supporting large, cross-functional process improvement teams to achieve the organization's mission and goals and to ensure compliance with accreditation, licensing and regulatory requirements. The Performance Improvement Consultant supports Performance Improvement Staff in the preparation, facilitation and follow-up of improvement team meetings, compiling and creating graphical displays of data, developing presentations and employing project management skills to ensure goals are achieved within the specified timeframes.
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Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit academic healthcare organization serving the diverse Los Angeles community and beyond. We are one of the leading institutes for competitive research funding from the National Institutes of Health. As an international leader in biomedical research, we translate discoveries into successful treatments with global impact. Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research with discoveries occurring in 26 departments and institutes that encompass the full spectrum of medicine.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Independently conducts observations, generates process maps and flow charts for the purposes of collecting data and establishing the current state. Utilizes knowledge of improvement tools, models, and methodologies (e.g. Human-centered Design, Lean and Six Sigma) to address problems and generate solutions to improve project outcome measures and key performance indicators.
Organizes and manages multiple projects simultaneously by utilizing project management tools, supporting facilitation of large and/or complex improvement teams, and independently engaging in developing project materials and next steps. Collaborates and supports project teams in meeting key deliverables, timelines, project milestones, and budgets.
Utilizes internal and external sources to transform data into graphs and charts, and other meaningful visualizations. Analyzes data for trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement. Supports health system monitoring efforts and management dashboards by providing regular data updates. Utilizes knowledge and understanding of qualitative and quantitative data to synthesize information and extract key insights on the human condition.
Documents project status, activities, and work accomplished toward achieving goals. Prepares and presents project updates to all levels of the organization. Identifies appropriate channels to review work and updates deliverables prior to sending to external stakeholders.
Proactively acquires subject matter expertise by researching best practices and regulatory guidelines from a variety of sources. Provides consultation and shares expertise with stakeholders/clients across the organization. Presents and effectively communicates complex concepts through storytelling and meeting facilitation.
Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries, we take pride in hiring the best, most committed employees. Our staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a multifaceted, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of care we strive for.
Bachelors Degree required
2 years of experience in the application of process improvement and statistical process control methodologies
Knowledge of principles, concepts, and techniques of quality/performance improvement
Experience with spreadsheet programs
Demonstrated knowledge and skills using PC/Macintosh applications and spreadsheet programs
Working Title: Performance Improvement Consultant Department: Performance Improvement Business Entity: Academic / Research Job Category: Compliance/Quality Job Specialty: Performance Improvement Position Type: Full-time Shift Length: 8 hour shift Shift Type: Day Base Pay:$86,600.00 - $138,400.00
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opport...unities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.