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Regional Director- Organizational Throughput

Ball Memorial Hospital
Date Posted
26 April, 2022
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
321702
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Regional Director- Organizational Throughput

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Job Description

Overview

The Regional Director of Organizational Throughput demonstrates leadership, project management, data analysis, and process improvement skills that coordinate clinical and non-clinical aspects of patient flow and throughput. Accountable for assessing, planning, directing and evaluating throughput and patient flow activities for the region: admissions, discharges, transfers, post-operative patients, transporter's, implementation of tele-tracking system as well as ongoing data analysis and development of effective action plans. Facilitates efficient bed placement of all admissions and transfers, accounting for patient needs, provider requests, resources required and resources available.

The Regional Director of Organizational Throughput serves as the regional lead for developing, implementing and sustaining structures and processes 24/7 for managing patient throughput. The primary goal of this position is to enhance patient flow and throughput therefore improving patient safety, quality and the patient experience.  Utilizes technology, rounding and communications with all team members to maintain a clear understanding of region-wide bed supply and demand. Assures adherence to IU Health policies and procedures and supports and fosters the system's mission, vision and values. Clearly communicates and collaborates with members of administration, providers, case managers, nursing and other members of the multi-disciplinary staff. 

Qualifications/Skills/Experiences:

  • Bachelor's Degree Required, Master's preferred  
  • Requires 3-5 years of relevant Lean or Process Improvement experience with complex matrix organizations, building trusting relationships. Influencing through indirect authority, prioritizing in ambiguous situations, and inspiring and aligning diverse stakeholders to achieve a common vision. 
  • Requires proficiency in MS office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel). 
  • Demonstrated analytic capability to collect information and summarize/clarify key issues to other stakeholders. 
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate interdisciplinary groups to develop and implement innovative solutions.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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