New job Performance Improvement Consultant in Wisconsin

Performance Improvement Consultant

Company : Children's Minnesota
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Wisconsin

Full Description

Employee Status: Regular
Hours Per Pay Period: 80
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Days
Shift Length: 8 hours
Weekend Coverage: Not Applicable
About Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children’s serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Additionally, Children’s is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. In 2018 Children’s Minnesota was verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. Children’s maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children’s health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education. This work is made possible in large part by generous philanthropic and volunteer support from individuals and organizations throughout the state and region. An award-winning health system, Children’s received Magnet® recognition from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2018 and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children’s hospital. Please visit

Position Summary

This position provides process and performance improvement expertise in addressing opportunities to drive high quality, cost efficient outcomes across Children's health system. This role works with clinical and operational stakeholders in identifying and executing performance improvement opportunities for enhanced efficiency, safety, effectiveness, equity, timeliness, and patient centered care. The position reports to the Performance Improvement Manager to support the portfolio of work under the performance improvement team. This role formulates, drives, and leads projects using process improvement methodologies (DMAIC, Six Sigma, PDSA, Lean), facilitation, leadership, and change management skills to achieve improvements in either operational or clinical outcomes. They guide, mentor, and train others in performance improvement methodology. They work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams to develop and achieve process improvement goals and lead teams in the use of improvement techniques and methodologies. The position effectively executes on key process improvement elements including charter development, measurement and evaluation, analytics insights, planning for maintenance of improvement outcomes, and stakeholder engagement. Additionally, the PI Consultant implements, manages, trains, and advises leaders on the Children's lean management system.

License/Certification/Registration required? No

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 7+ years of experience performance/process improvement work
  • Performance improvement experience (e.g. Lean, DMAIC Agile) with demonstrated execution of the principles, tools and methods for performance improvement

  • Ability to lead large and/or complex process improvement initiatives and projects including design, project management and documentation (reports/presentations)
  • Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma, Agile, PDSA, and/or other improvement methodologies and tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including negotiation skills and conflict management
  • Ability to apply advanced data analytics to drive improvement initiatives
  • Understanding and experience with change management principles
  • Effective motivation and engagement of a diverse set of stakeholders
  • Strong proactive decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Setting direction and facilitating processes to achieve desired, measurable outcomes
  • Commitment to/experience in driving an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization through internal practices and in service of patients

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's requires proof of immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases prior to employment, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Children’s Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.
Job Posting: Jul 18, 2021, 7:18:06 PM
Job: Business Professional
Primary Location: USA-MN-MN and WI Remote

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