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Williamson Health

Nashville, Tennessee

2 hours ago

Job Description


Located in Franklin, Tennessee, Williamson Health is one of the South's most exceptional health care systems with a 203 bed hospital (Williamson Medical Center), over 40 providers at our Williamson Health Medical Group locations, the Bone & Joint Institute and the Monroe Carell Junior Children's Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center. Williamson Health offers comprehensive in-patient and out-patient services. We have more than 825 providers representing over 70 medical specialties and sub-specialties.

Williamson Health is a system where your talents will be valued and your skillset expanded. We are rooted in our promise to world-class, compassionate care for the residents of Williamson County and surrounding communities, taking exceptional pride in serving our community. We're committed to empowering our employees to work in innovative ways and reserve time and space for curiosity, laughter and creativity. We value and support the diversity and cultural differences among one another and are committed to upholding an inclusive environment that appreciates the uniqueness of all individuals. Our values are at the heart of everything we do: respect for every individual, the health and total well-being of all people, human compassion and integrity. These shape who we are as an organization and are essential for delivering the highest level of culturally competent care and treatment of every patient, family member, visitor, physician and employee.

Williamson Health is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits program, that offers you choice and flexibility, so you can take charge of your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
o Medical, Dental, Vision
o Retirement Matching
o Tuition reimbursement
o Discount programs
o FSA (Flexible Spending Accounts)
o Identity Theft Protection
o Legal Aid

Position Summary

This position exists to provide coordination of WMC process improvement efforts using LEAN methodology. This approach includes all activities from planning events to supplemental actions to assure sustainability. It also exists to plan, implement and evaluate compliance with CMS and Joint Commission standards.

Position Requirements

Formal Education / Training:
At least four years higher education or Bachelor's degree.

Workplace Experience:
LEAN / Accreditation project coordination.

Equipment and Skills Training:
The ability to work well under pressure, to function dependently and independently and to be flexible in applying LEAN principles to a variety of settings.
Ability to apply accreditation standards to jobs and situations throughout the hospital.
Strong organizational skills
Excel, Work, Outlook

Physical Environment:

Physical Effort:
Requires the ability to communicate in English, orally and it writing.
Requires prolonged standing, sitting and walking for up to 8 hours a day.

Performance Standards

The following description of job responsibilities is intended to reflect the major responsibilities and duties of the job, but is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities that may be assigned. Williamson Medical Center reserves the right to revise job duties as the need arises. These responsibilities do not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

1. Coordinates Lean and Accreditation activities.
2. Involved in planning and implementing process improvement programs within the organization using Lean methodology.
3. Involved in monitoring and sustaining previous process improvement activities and compliance with accreditation standards.
4. Assists with developing metrics to measure need for and success of process improvement.
5. Reports monitors, findings and process improvement activities to the Director of Patient Safety & Quality
6. Provides education and serves as a resource for medical staff, administration and hospital staff regarding LEAN process improvement and accreditation activities
7. Interacts professionally and communicates clearly with administrative team, department leaders, and medical staff.
8. Demonstrates responsibility for assigned communication.
9. Maintains position specific knowledge.
10. Maintains files, current and historical on LEAN activities within WMC.
11. Assists with Joint Commission Readiness by conducting mock surveys
12. Other projects as assigned.

Williamson Medical Center is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.