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Operational Excellence Specialist - Systems and Procedures

Job ID: 954347
Facility: Vidant Health
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

This position will provide Vidant Health expertise to execute on work that creates value by improving operational performance. This role is designed to leverage continuously available data to support the improvement of the healthcare patient care environment. The scope of this position is in both acute and ambulatory operations of the business throughout the enterprise.

The Operational Excellence Specialist implements operational excellence initiatives designed to exceed key performance indicators in quality, experience or finance. This role works in parallel with leadership and brings specialized skills such as lean healthcare, six sigma, RIEs, and balanced scorecard to execute on operational variances. An Operational Excellence Specialists focuses on sourcing and implementing continuous improvement initiatives in support of the strategic framework. An Operational Excellence specialist requires an existing knowledge or experience in healthcare operations to enable an understanding of how intersecting operations complement each other. The Operational Excellence Specialist is an active member of operations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors' degree required. Degree in Business Project Management, Business, Administration, Engineering or Health related field preferred); other fields will be considered with business-related experience

  • 2+ years interacting with healthcare operations preferred

  • 1+ years of demonstrated experience with operational improvement initiatives preferred

  • Experience with Lean and Six Sigma preferred

Other Information

  • Full Time w/Benefits

  • Position will be working onsite

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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