Parkland Innovation Prgs Spec

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PRIMARY PURPOSEThe Parkland Innovation Programs Specialist will focus on supporting the operational and clinical team as they engage in practice transformation, performance management support, and program integration. The individual will work closely with physicians, staff and leadership in improving the health of populations, specifically using data for problem solving. The role will work closely with several departments, including: Operations, Quality, Safety, Care Coordination, Inpatient services and the data and analytics team. They assist in identifying practice opportunities and integrating various programs and resources into the clinic workflows with the intent to optimize the patient experience, quality of care provided, and positively impact resource utilization. Support the clinics by analyzing performance reports and data to inform decision-making, process, and program implementation. Monitor and implement educational and process interventions based on site-level data, trends and identified opportunities.MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONSEducation:- Must have a Bachelor¿s degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or Healthcare related field.- Prefer a Master¿s degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Healthcare or a related field. Experience:- Must have two years of healthcare experience working with data/reports management. - Must have experience developing and improving business processes and productivity in a healthcare setting.- Prefer one year of project management experience.- Prefer previous experience with Six Sigma or Lean Six Sigma projects.Equivalent Education and/or Experience:- May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above. Certification/Registration/Licensure:- Prefer Project Management Professional certification.- Prefer Lean Six Sigma Training (Green Belt or higher).Skills or Special Abilities:- Must be able to demonstrate an expert knowledge of Project Management processes and methodologies.- Must be able to demonstrate skills used in the development of work breakdown structures, project risk management planning, cost-benefit analysis, and project audit requirements.- Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of principles related to Quality and Performance Improvement.- Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel.- Must have good organizational skills and be able to demonstrate both- analytical/statistical and managerial skills.- Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel.- Must have excellent presentation skills, and personal computer skills in MS Project, MS Word, Power Point, Access and Excel software.- Must have strong database management skills.- Must have superior analytical, problem solving, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.- Must be able to prepare project schedules, budgets, and reports.- Must be able to build effective working relationships with a dynamic, professional team.- Must be a self-starter with the ability to work effectively as part of a team, and on an independent basis.- Must be organized and creative in the educational process for both individual and large group classes.- Must be client focused, with a commitment to excellence.

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Parkland Hospital
Full time
Dallas, Texas 75201, US