Quality and Process Improvement Specialist
Location: St. Thomas
Position: Quality and Process Improvement Specialist
Job Code: 13-819
# of Openings: 1
Position Status: Full Time
Service: Transforming Care
Closing Date of Posting: 17/06/13
Posting Period: June 10 – June 17, 2013
QUALITY AND PROCESS IMPROVEMENT SPECIALIST
Reporting to the Manager, Transforming Care this position is a key player in leading the continued development of the LEAN strategic agenda at STEGH.. A catalyst for sustainable change, this role will work with all stakeholders, including front-line staff to build a culture of continuous improvement.
The Quality and Process Improvement Specialist is responsible for developing reporting solutions that can be easily and regularly analyzed, participating in the testing and piloting of performance improvement solutions and other processes, defining comprehensive learning strategies using instructional design methodology, including conceptual design, material development and implementation planning for all phases of projects.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Completion of Yellow Belt Certification, or in progress;
Completion of Green Belt Certification an asset;
Minimum of 3 years experience in area of profession with a solid understanding of applicable regulations, standards, best practice, safety protocols, etc.;
Demonstrated success with and knowledge of Pull Systems, 5S, Standardized Work, SMED, TPM and other Lean Tools;
Strong Leadership, communication, collaboration, and facilitation skills
Computer skills are an asset;
Experience working with Crystal Reports and database applications, is preferred;
Proven ability to work with minimum supervision utilizing effective;
Organizational and project management skills, in a changing; environment, to prioritize workload to meet deadlines is essential;
Proven dependable performance and attendance records;
Demonstrated fit with STEGH Values.
Our Vision is to deliver anexcellent patient care experience, in a safe and compassionate environment, in collaboration with our healthcare partners.
Applicants who wish to be considered for the vacancy shall submit their resume directly to http://www.stegh.on.ca.
This position is open to both male and female applicants. We thank all applicants who apply for this position, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information will only be used for candidate selection.
Applications must be received online by midnight on the closing date listed on the posting. Late applications will not be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital is committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.
We foster a culture of patient and staff safety where all positions comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital.
More than 800 professionals work at STEGH, including over 200 credentialed Professional Staff who provide in-hospital care ensuring that they provide the highest quality of care to each and every patient that walks through our doors.
Their range of hospital services include, emergency medicine, a surgical program, cardio respiratory services, sleep studies, palliative care, chemotherapy, diagnostic imaging, education programs, pediatrics, obstetrics, and much more.
The hospital participates in the Southwestern Ontario Medical Education Network as a community hospital training centre for residents in OB/Gyn, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Hospitalists, Anesthesiology, and Maxillofacial Surgery.
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