Process Engineer - Process Excellence in Albuquerque, NM

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Presbyterian Health Services Corp   •  

Albuquerque, NM 87101

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Summary:

Process Engineer may be responsible for data collection, analysis, planning, development, implementation, evaluation, maintenance of quality and process initiatives that promote PHS clinical strategies. Provides leadership and support in continuous quality improvement activities and measurement. Responsible for identifying appropriate solutions for business and process issues in a timely manner and is actively involved in process redesign and re-engineering. The Process Engineer is responsible for leading and/or participating in cross functional teams; facilitating the process to ensure project goals are met at project completion.


Responsibilities

*Provides leadership and assures continual performance improvement in process and quality improvement activities while furthering the vision, values and strategies of PHS, .


*May serve as subject matter expert for performance measures, benchmarking and best practice, and certification requirements


*May be Responsible for concurrent and/or retrospective review, data abstraction, analysis, identification of critical issues, process improvement support, required education, and assisting with measurement of performance metrics.


*Facilitates integrated Quality Management through collaboration with Presbyterian leaders, management, providers, and clinical staff; identifying and resolving conflicts between people, systems, and procedures limiting performance.


*Serves as resource regarding quality theory and practice, and recommends process modifications and practice changes to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and reliability of clinical processes and systems.


*Leads and/or supports process improvement projects utilizing appropriate quality, process improvement, and project management tools


*Utilizes principles of quality improvement to improve efficiency, quality and overall performance of clinical initiatives, providing direction in achieving and sustaining the highest standards of performance for the assigned service line clinical outcomes.


*Demonstrates ability to prioritize multiple projects, meet project deadlines, and manage multiple customer relationships using workplans, timelines, and project measures for all projects.


*Promotes PHS system-wide strategies and compliance with PHS policies and standards, adopted accreditation standards and federal / state regulator requirements.


*Utilize the principals of lean to radically improve efficiency, quality, and the overall performance of processes.


*Be able to identify and resolve conflicts between people, as well as current systems and procedures limiting performance.


*Improve systems and procedures to provide flexibility and eliminate waste in all material flow and productivity.

Qualifications

SKILLS: Bachelors degree in nursing, engineering, business, or related field required.


*Minimum of five years relevant experience. Three years quality improvement experience preferred.


*Project management, team leading and facilitation skills required. Candidates must possess a high level of energy as well as a strong commitment to excellence and process improvement.


*The ability to demonstrate critical thinking and ethical behaviors is required. Self-motivation, ability to communicate / teach, and professional attitudes are essential.


*PC software skills in word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel), and presentations (Power Point) are essential. Additional computer skills in database, statistical process control applications, decision support systems, comparative and benchmarking skills, process mapping (Visio), and project management (Microsoft Project Manager) preferred.


*Complete Presbyterian quality training, or ASME Lean Bronze, or ASQ Green Belt certification within 18 months of employment.

Education Essential:

* Bachelor Degree

Valid Through: 2019-10-14