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Lean Site Consultant

WellStar Health System Hiram Full-Time
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At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.


WellStar Paulding Hospital is hiring a new Lean Site Consultant! WellStar Paulding Hospital is leading contributor to WellStar's Lean Journey.

The Lean Site Consultant is an internal Lean subject matter expert, who will lead the implementation of problem solving and continuous process improvement through facilitation of cross-functional teams towards sustainable, repeatable, and quantifiable results. This role will drive strategic deployment that will enhance patient care, quality and safety, as well as key systems, by building effective customer-focused relationships, and deploying a process improvement strategy utilizing Lean concepts.

This individual supports the implementation of the Site’s Strategic Plan as developed by the site and system executive leadership team in collaboration with the Lean Transformation Office (LTO), as well as for deploying the WellStar Lean Strategy. The role will support Executive Sponsors, Process Owners, physician and administrative leaders, and front-line staff. Provides facilitation that challenges status quo thinking and resolves conflicts within teams to ensure forward progress while breaking down barriers.

The Lean Site Consultant provides training and coaching to develop the workforce at all levels of the site, including the Lean Site Facilitators. Leads the knowledge transfer of Lean philosophy and methodology, including A3 thinking. This role is responsible for influencing change by advocating for excellence. This position will report directly to Director/Executive Director/AVP of Quality and Safety at their site, with a dotted line to the AVP, WellStar LTO.

Required Minimum Education:

• Bachelor’s degree required.

• Master’s degree in Business, Operations, Engineering, or Healthcare Administration or Sciences strongly preferred.

Required Minimum Certification:

• Lean Certification. Six-Sigma, and PMP preferred.

Required Minimum Experience:
• Minimum five (5) years of experience in a dedicated continuous improvement role utilizing Lean methodology required (within a healthcare environment preferred).

Seven (7) or more years of experience within a healthcare environment strongly preferred

• Experience leading complex, multi-department Lean initiatives in healthcare organization(s).

• Experience in a strong model of coaching and mentoring others in the concepts and tools of Lean.

Recommended skills

Coaching And Mentoring
Six Sigma Methodology
Lean Manufacturing
Continuous Improvement Process
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WellStar Health System – the largest health system in Georgia and a nonprofit organization – is recognized as a national leader in comprehensive, world-class care, emphasizing improved access and affordability.

Serving a population of more than one million residents in northwest metropolitan Atlanta, WellStar consistently looks at total patient wellness and works to ensure that all systems support that focus. Healthy patients come from healthy neighborhoods. So we keep a keen eye on our community’s emerging needs in order to equip our facilities with the best, most critical, new technology and deliver the right care, at the right time in the right place.

In support of this ambition, we have recently expanded our footprint with the acquisition of Tenet Healthcare’s Georgia-based hospitals and a new partnership with West Georgia Health. This means WellStar can now share its vision of world-class healthcare with new communities and patients, and is better positioned to serve patients for years to come. We will grow to more than 1,000 physicians and advanced practice professionals across more than 200 medical office locations and numerous outpatient facilities.

As a nonprofit, The WellStar Foundation continues each year to fund initiatives ranging from new buildings and facilities to new technologies and services, such as genetic testing.

WellStar is committed to its Employer of Choice strategy that has led to numerous accolades for work/life balance, including being named in FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list for the past three years. With industry awards ranging from Integrated Delivery Networks to Working Mother magazine’s “Best Places to Work,” WellStar strives to provide the best care possible with Atlanta’s top medical professionals. This is a career destination where you can begin, build and end a challenging, meaningful and fulfilling working life.

Whether you’re looking for a physician online or through our 956-STAR Call Center, we can connect you with the South’s best doctors – right around the corner. And if you’re looking for a career with one of the best companies in the state, WellStar is the place for you.

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