At Cedars-Sinai, we're driven by a collective spirit of innovation and the challenge to continuously improve. Above all, we share a real passion for helping others. Day after day, from department to department, our people give their all to create a community unlike any other. This is just one of the many reasons U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals—and now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of exceptional professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.
The Performance Improvement Consultant for the Emergency Department (ED) will meet data performance improvement (PI) objectives specific to the ED, supporting ED efficiencies toward patient flow, throughput and quality delivery of care.
You will independently facilitate improvement teams effectively using relationships to facilitate change.
You will apply a broad range of PI tools and methodologies successfully (for example: Lean and Six Sigma).
You will effectively utilize problem-solving techniques as well as support health system monitoring efforts (for example: Dashboards).
You will identify, develop and implement key metrics to measure process, performance and opportunity assuring integrity of data sets and data elements through routine and systematic procedures.
You will effectively communicate by providing concise reports of activities and results to support decision-making demonstrating persistent and persuasive communication (written and verbal).
You independently prioritize work to support multiple projects and meet deadlines, handling day-to-day operational aspects of project and scope ensuring project documents are complete, current and accurate.
You will maintain strong knowledge in PI methodology, tools, and theory.
You will reflect the mission, vision and values of Cedars-Sinai by adhering to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program.
You will follow all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.