Senior Performance Improvement Consultant

University Of Minnesota Physicians Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 weeks ago

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

The Performance Improvement Consultant Sr. will work with our performance improvement team, drive strategic performance improvement initiatives using proven performance improvement methodologies while ensuring accountability, focus, strategic alignment and cross functional relationships with the other UMP entities through the use of metrics based goals and objectives. This individual will design and implement strategic healthcare industry best practices using effective consulting skills.

Other responsibilities include:

  • lead the development, implementation, coordination and management of the strategic project plan under direction of the PI Director across multiple divisions and functions to improve current and new processes

  • Serve as a senior internal consulting resource to numerous clinic managers, leadership, work groups and committees.

  • Work to develop leadership and their staff's ability to undertake increasingly complex process improvement initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Engineering and/or Healthcare related field

  • Trained to use current process improvement tools

  • Knowledge and training in process improvement and project management skills

  • Knowledge of computer applications for documentation of flow charts, trending of data, report findings, and project management

  • Knowledge of program system analysis and program evaluation principles and practices

  • At least five years of project management or process improvement experience in healthcare

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Performance improvement and change management experience including data analysis in healthcare

  • Ability to translate plans into actions and progress measures

  • Ability to analyze and evaluate operational effectiveness, prepare reports and present findings

  • Proven ability to work with multidisciplinary teams and maintain effective working relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five years experience using Lean and/or Six Sigma

  • Project Management certification

  • RN License.

  • MA Degree in management, healthcare administration or related Process Improvement area

  • Sigma Lean or equivalent credentials

  • Lean Facilitator Trained

  • Experience with EpicCare Ambulatory EMR.

UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.


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