This position is responsible for applying their extensive knowledge of continuous process improvement practices, methodologies, project management and change management to develop, coordinate and executive projects and initiatives toward the achievement of organizational goals.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:--Bachelor's degree in Organizational Development, Business, Science, Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university and/or a combination of education and experience in Healthcare.--Applied knowledge of advanced statistical and analytical techniques and demonstrated success in maintaining an abstraction schedule as well as performing data analysis of outcomes to identify trends and or opportunities for improvement.--Demonstrated analytical and communication skills.--Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.--Ability to be a results oriented self-starter.--Ability to multitask.--Highly proficient in all applications of Microsoft Office Suite with demonstrated advanced knowledge of Excel, Access, and PowerPoint analytical software (Minitab and Tableau preferred).--Proven project management success in organizing work effectively and meeting given budgets and timeframes. --Exceptional interpersonal skills to deliver challenging messages, as well as, proven proficiency to communicate and effectively lead staff, faculty and senior leadership. --Experience working with regulatory agencies, such as TJC and CMS, to collect and analyze publically reported data according to their guidelines.--Applied knowledge of healthcare delivery, quality improvement best practices and terminology.--Success in working well under pressure and to remain flexible in an environment with changing demands and priorities. Success in working as a member of a team and to proactively assist colleagues with their projects.--Skills necessary to facilitate problem solving through data based performance improvement teams and workgroups.--Excellent customer service skills to understand and articulate diverse clients' needs and objectives; manage expectations; and deliver as promised and on time.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:--Master's degree in Business, Health Administration, Industrial Engineering, Organizational Behavior/Development or related field from an accredited college or university.--Certified Patient Experience Professional (CPXP)--Lean, Six Sigma, Quality certification.--Advanced knowledge and experience successfully training and implementing continuous process improvement (i.e., Lean, Six Sigma, etc.) tools and concepts, such as: structured problem solving approaches, DMAIC methodology and tools; Lean and Six Sigma technical concepts; and visual systems.--Work experience in a large Academic Medical Center. --Demonstrated computer skills including analytical software (Tableau, QlkView, Minitab, and etc.).
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.