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Continuous Improvement Project Leader - Riley Children’s Health

Riley Hospital
Date Posted
19 July, 2022
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
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Requisition Number
324091
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Continuous Improvement Project Leader - Riley Children’s Health

Job Description

Overview

Build your career with IU Health.  We have an outstanding opportunity available for a Continuous Improvement Project Leader to join our Transformation team at our Riley Children’s Hospital. 

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is one of the top children’s hospitals in America as ranked by U.S. News & World Report 2022 – 23 Best Children’s Hospitals.

The Continuous Improvement Project Leader partners with and develops leaders and team members to ensure timely completion of improvement projects as well as delivers on expected results. Analyzes current conditions of processes using data and lean management (based on Toyota Production and High Reliability Organization principles) capability with leaders and team members. Applies Plan Do Check Act (PDCA) thinking to achieve break through improvement in support of the business unit's strategic goals. Assists departments in standard methodology standardization and spread, applying lean and change management methodology. This is a hybrid role with some remote work flexibility. 

Key activities: 

Connect to Promise

Demonstrates a commitment to IU Health's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting behaviors and delivering results that align with the strategic direction of the organization.

Relationship Building

Builds rapport and finds common ground with others, creating experiences and interactions where people consistently feel heard, valued and respected.

Cultural & Organizational Effectiveness

Accurately assesses cultural environment, exhibiting emotional intelligence and appropriate sensitivity while maintaining individuality and authenticity.  Appreciates diversity of thought, and actively fosters an atmosphere of inclusion.

Critical Thinking

Connects pieces of information from various sources to improve problem solving capabilities and recommendations. Recognizes and distinguishes questions, problems, and conflict. Leverages knowledge and experiences to ensure best practices are being implemented in day-to-day work.

Analysis

Analyzes problems and opportunities as they arise. Takes into account all fact-based and stakeholder information available in order to evaluate alternatives and make sound recommendations.

 

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Requires 3-5 years of experience leading process improvement in a Lean enterprise, or equivalent experience within IU Health.
  • Must meet prerequisites of Transformation competency development model including Business Acumen, Emotional Intelligence, Critical Thinking and Process/Change Facilitation.
  • Six Sigma certification experience is a plus
  • Requires proficiency in MS office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

At IU Health, your personal and professional growth is a top priority. You will have access to many diverse opportunities to learn and develop in meaningful ways that matter most to you, such as training, leadership development, promotion opportunities and cross training development.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed for you, which includes medical, dental, vision, a matching 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement program, wellness program, and more!

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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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