Improvement Optimization Advisor Intermediate (Work from Home - Pennsylvania)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-34936
Facilitates multidisciplinary improvement teams, gathers data, performs research, completes analytics and compiles best practice information while providing project management for operational and clinical staff to achieve transformational strategic and tactical project results. Focused efforts within a single system platform, to achieve improved patient experience, safety, staff satisfaction, quality, timeliness and efficiency improvement while achieving a favorable value.
Manages work to meet project milestones through application of project management discipline, consistent follow through, relationship management and creative organizational problem solving.
Consistently achieves project outcomes at target goals and reaches stretch goals frequently through consistent follow-through, creative problem solving, removing barriers and tenacious focus on results.
Hardwires process improvements and embeds process and outcome metrics in improvement initiatives that: draw data electronically from clinical and administrative records; are presented in easy to understand graphic format and have sufficient detail to identify specific sources of actionable opportunity.
Identifies and analyzes performance opportunities in operational, clinical, sales, human resources, marketing, information technology and financial processes through the use of administrative and clinical systems.
Identifies best practices and evaluates performance against evidence and research.
Streamlines clinical and operational workflows to support improved outcomes and efficiency.
Assesses the local stakeholder environment and works with project sponsors and leaders to build the support and will to address improvement opportunities among line staff, providers and leaders.
Manages relationships to achieve transformational change with staff, providers and leaders.
Uses analytic, experiential and subjective assessment skills to identify substantial performance improvement opportunities.
Documents work products and methodologies to enable analysis and knowledge transfer.
Design and develops project specific education plans and content.
Conducts training sessions for staff, providers and leaders.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Hybrid position - primarily Work from Home.
Requires travel to regional locations once a month and to various facilities for meetings as business needs require.
Lean Six Sigma certification, Black Belt preferred.
Employee Value Proposition: Opportunity to work across the system with multidisciplinary teams and departments to directly effect patient outcomes.
Bachelor's Degree-Healthcare Related Degree (Required), Master's Degree-Healthcare Related Degree (Preferred)
Minimum of 3 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.