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ValU Improvement Specialist (On-Site), Los Angeles, CA

Organization: UCLA Health
Category: Professional
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Job Posted: January 16, 2023
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Take on a key role within a world-class, award-winning health system. Deliver strategic direction that enables excellent patient experiences. Take your professional expertise to the next level. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health.

In this high-profile position, you will work alongside other members of the ValU Care Redesign team, as well as clinical and operational teams to help drive quality and performance improvement efforts for UCLA Health while supporting the MOVERS/ValU initiative. You will assess problems, compile/analyze data, develop improvement teams, collect metrics and facilitate improvement efforts. You will use Lean and other related methodologies to support process and quality improvement and facilitate and sustain change. You will also independently facilitate projects and meet deadlines according to the needs of the project team.

Note: This posted position is 1 of 2 positions available for hire. All applicants will apply through this requisition and if selected will be hired into one of the available positions.

Salary range: $81500.00-$192500.00 Annual

We’re seeking a self-motivated, results-driven, customer-focused leader with:

  • Related Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree in business, nursing, or healthcare administration preferred
  • One to two years of experience in hospital management or hospital consulting
  • Proven track record in operations, process improvement, and project management
  • Understanding of Lean/Six Sigma methodology
  • Knowledge of all elements of health care delivery
  • Expertise in project management and data analysis
  • Ability to effectively respond to elements that drive competitive advantage under dynamic conditions
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, management, and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence others and promote change
  • Ability to generate and encourages creative ideas, innovative thinking, and imaginative solutions to issues or problems
  • Understanding of the approaches and methods of process improvement

UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well as the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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