ChristianaCare is looking for a Managing Organizational Excellence Consultant to provide expert level project leadership and support to the strategic development and execution of ChristianaCare's continuous improvement journey, called Making Tomorrow Happen, by serving as a coach and facilitator to system leaders.
Under the supervision of the Vice President of Organizational Excellence, the Consultant plays a lead role in helping ChristianaCare leaders create a strategic approach to translate aims, objectives and concepts into successful implementation and sustainment.
Christiana Hospital is a three-time Magnet Status recognized hospital!
Named by Forbes as top 5 Best Large Employer in Healthcare for 2021.
We offer robust healthcare benefits, competitive compensation package, generous paid time off, retirement savings options and more.
If licensed as an RN or other healthcare professional - use experience and background to identify clinical and operational opportunities for improvement. Uses nursing knowledge base and theory to identify best practice models.
Partner with senior executives to translate concepts and / or strategies into effective operating models and business plans.
Partner with senior leaders to facilitate and lead mission, vision and aims development for system level projects, essential services departments and / or service lines.
Lead development and implementation of new clinical delivery, business and operating models that span the system.
Facilitate complex cross functional, cross department and system level teams to develop mission, vision, strategy goals and outcomes.
Develop strategic aims and deliver business transformation in areas such as process re-design, change management, cost reductions and technology enabled business change.
Lead projects and makes recommendations to senior executives that have direct and measurable impact on organizational strategy, long term goals and AOP.
Research innovative methodologies to address clinical and operational improvement projects. Supports the OE department in researching innovative methods, tools, practices, processes and systems. Assists the OE department and CCHS departmental leaders in designing comprehensive solutions that apply innovative approaches.
Supplies to development of standards of performance for the OE department, assists in evaluating performance, and conducts performance management planning. Maintains ongoing communication with peers to review programs, provide feedback, and discuss new developments and exchange information. Shares personal expertise with peers and seeks peers' expertise appropriately.
Assist in the development of OE department operating budget and ensures that department operates within budget. Identifies cost saving opportunities within department.
Graduate degree in healthcare related field, business or industrial engineering required.
Specific experience in health operations improvement, clinical redesign and indusial engineering and productivity management are essential. Some job responsibilities require advanced Action OI and Simulation software training.
Minimum of 10 years / 2 years as active LSS deployment leader. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Certified LSS black belt, Certified LSS Master Black Belt (DMAIC / DMADV) preferred.
ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care. Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.
Internal Number: JR57378
About ChristianaCare Health System
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.