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Posted: Friday, August 4, 2017 6:15 PM

Founded in 1955, Dignity Health : Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 424:bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a Cardiovascular Center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nationA?s five largest health care systems. Visit for more information. Performance Excellence CoordinatorDignity Health / Northridge Hospital Medical Center Reporting to the Manager of Performance Excellence, this position serves as an internal consultant to partner with physicians, managers and staff to integrate stakeholder views in support of common goals, and guide teams to enhance their capabilities in the areas of systems thinking and performance improvement. The Performance Excellence Coordinator works with teams to identify breakdowns in current processes and use small tests of change (PDSA) to create and implement innovative solutions. This position is also responsible for modeling, training, mentoring and coaching Kaizen leaders and Green Belts in deploying Lean Six Sigma projects. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who has a deep knowledge of Lean tools and methodologies and possesses a strong working knowledge of clinical processes and the intricacies involved in various healthcare setting work streams. Including the hospital environment. The Performance Excellence Coordinator must have excellent organizational and time management skills, be an expert facilitator, and possess outstanding project management skills and knowledge. He/She must be able to manage and analyze data effectively using Excel and other applicable computer applications. Interpersonal and human relation skills are critical to this positions success. The incumbent must be a motivational force who is able to negotiate change with all levels of management, overcome resistance to that change by creating win:win situations, and get work done through others in order to affect positive change and to generate improvements that can be sustained. This position requires a full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with Dignity Healths Core Values. Minimum Requirements: 2 years experience leading complex, high:profile Lean Six Sigma projects/initiativesExperience with statistical analysis, facilitating and leading process improvement teams is requiredMinimum 2 years work experince in a hospital setting in a clinical or ancillary roleBachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.Black Belt Certification required Demonstrated experience leading and developing teams to achieve goals; Excellent project management skills; Excellent facilitation and training skills; Superior oral and written communication skills; Effective listening and influencing skills (with an emphasis on influencing without authority); Expertise in evaluation and statistical analysis of data and presenting complex information in an understandable and compelling manner; Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Project and Vizio)Must have a passion and sense of urgency for continuous improvement; Advanced experience with statistical and process management software; Proven attention to detail, with strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, and time management skills; Ability to quickly grasp complex operational processes; Ability to demonstrate flexibility and agility in dealing with frequently changing priorities; Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously while transitioning ownership of performance improvement processes to local operational leaders; Desire to seek out opportunities to learn and grow


• Location: northridge, San Fernando Valley

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