Find your calling. Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small. We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood. People who understand what it means to be Here with you. People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.
Process Excellence Director – Duluth, MN The Process Excellence Director provides leadership and oversight in the successful utilization of Essentia Health’s Process Excellence (Lean-Six Sigma) and internal consulting team to deliver significant operational improvement, quality/cost benefits and enhanced customer satisfaction. Works in collaboration with Essentia’s Senior Vice President for operations as well as Essentia leadership members in the development, implementation, education and coaching of Process Excellence (PE) and Essentia Performance System (EPS) principals. Assures alignment with system strategic goals.
QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements) Education and/or years experience required: •Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Organizational Psychology, Business, Management, Finance or related field. Master’s degree preferred •Minimum of eight years’ experience in Lean-Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement and Process Management •Minimum of three years’ experience in a supervisory role Licensure/Certifications required: •Lean Leadership certifications, Black Belt certifications in Lean-Six Sigma preferred
Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.
To apply to this opportunity or others available at Essentia Health, Please visit us online at www.EssentiaHealth.org/Careers
Our Values Quality Hospitality Respect Joy Justice Stewardship Teamwork
Our Mission We are called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.
Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.
Internal Number: R008287
About Essentia Health
Essentia Health is committed to helping our patients and their families lead active and fulfilling lives. Our 15,000 employees work with you to provide high quality, personalized care that makes you feel known and understood.
Across the large and small communities we serve, our patients benefit from the resources of an integrated health system, including the expertise of 750 physicians, a wide range of medical specialties and cutting-edge technologies. We also offer network-wide electronic medical records and medical research.
Our mission, vision, values and belief statements are the foundation of our promise to the patients, families and communities we serve—to be Here with you.