Improvement Optimization Advisor Associate (Work from Home - Pennsylvania)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-29635
Facilitates multidisciplinary improvement teams, gathers data, research, analytics and best practice information, and provides project management for operational and clinical staff to achieve positive strategic and tactical project results, efforts are typically focused within a more limited scope with regards to departments involved and reach of the project, to achieve improved patient experience, safety, staff satisfaction, quality, timeliness and efficiency improvement while achieving a favorable value.
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.
Analyzes and identifies opportunities in clinical, operational and financial processes.
Streamlines clinical, operational and financial processes and workflows to drive efficiency.
Assesses the stakeholder environment and works with project sponsors and leaders to build the support and will to address improvement opportunities among staff, providers and leaders, e.g. RACI tool.
Develops relationships to achieve important change with staff, providers and leaders.
Facilitates multidisciplinary project teams and is able to support accountable leaders in managing project teams.
Uses analytic, experiential and subjective assessment skills to identify substantial performance improvement opportunities within assigned projects.
Identifies and applies relevant best practice improvement tools and solutions from prior training and experience, internal best practices, literature and external research and applies them to current projects; innovates on selective components of best practice approaches.
Collaborates with others to utilize expertise from multiple sources, including external to the project team.
Documents work products and methodologies to enable analysis and knowledge transfer.
Continuously seeks to improve personal performance through managing biannually updated development plan.
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 that will require travel to various locations within Geisinger footprint approximately 1/month. Travel for meetings ad hoc.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt preferred.
Bachelor's Degree-Healthcare Related Degree (Required)
Minimum of 2 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.
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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.