Cedars-Sinai Performance Improvement Facilitator I in Los Angeles, California

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

This position is responsible for facilitating simple performance improvement activities and supporting large, cross-functional process improvement teams to achieve the organization's mission and goals and to ensure compliance with accreditation, licensing and regulatory requirements. This includes supporting senior staff in the preparation, facilitation and follow-up of improvement team meetings, compiling and creating graphical displays of data, developing presentations and employing project management skills to ensure goals are achieved within the specified timeframes.Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree; Masters degree preferred; (Clinical background preferred but not required)

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:


Knowledge of principles, concepts, and techniques of quality/performance improvement required; experience in the application of process improvement and statistical process control methodologies desired. Work experience in an acute health care setting desired.

Must have excellent problem solving skills. Must have strong analytical skills. Knowledge and skills using PC/Macintosh applications, especially spreadsheet programs; experience with Minitab or other statistical program preferred. Must have dynamic personality and excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills. Must be willing to work both collaboratively and independently within a deadline-driven environment. Ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to quickly develop and maintain productive relationships with team members. Ability to complete work assignments, accurately, timely, and with minimal supervision. Ability to projects an image of professionalism in communication, appearance and conduct. Ability to work with staff at all levels of the Hospital. Ability to adhere to established Hospital, State, and Federal confidentiality policies. Must be self-motivated and able to adapt to evolving business needs

Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)

Routine office environment with prolonged sitting and use of keyboard/monitor

Able to travel to various locations on campus to meet with other personnel as requested.