Performance Engineer
John Muir Health - Walnut Creek, CA

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John Muir Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health care organization. It includes John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek (572-bed acute care facility) , which serves as Contra Costa County's only designated trauma center and John Muir Medical Center, Concord (313-bed acute care facility).Together, they are recognized as top centers for neurosciences, orthopedics, cancer care, cardiovascular care and high-risk obstetrics. Other areas of specialty include general surgery, robotic surgery, weight-loss surgery, rehabilitation and critical care. John Muir Health also offers complete inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs and services at our Behavioral Health Center (73-bed fully accredited psychiatric hospital) located in Concord. In addition, John Muir Health provides a number of primary care and outpatient services throughout the community and urgent care centers in Brentwood, Concord, San Ramon and Walnut Creek.

John Muir Health is a collaborative, patient-centered health care environment; listening, explaining and working together as a team, to help patients achieve their optimal health. We recognize those who exemplify excellence, and reward them for contributing to our collective success. From individual to department to spontaneous recognition, Employee Suggestion Program rewards, Employee Success Sharing Program, and many more, we find unique ways to thank our employees for the outstanding efforts they make every day. Competitive salary and benefit package available.

All hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission, a national surveyor of quality patient care. John Muir Health is an equal opportunity employer.


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Management, Operations Research, Information Technology, or other related field required; Master’s degree required

5-7 years of work experience in management engineering, project management, consulting or other related area

Formal education in Six Sigma/Lean principles or other formal process improvement training is required

Green belt or black belt or master black belt or other process improvement method certification required

Certification in general healthcare and management information systems or project management methods preferred (such as CPHIMS, PMP, etc.)

Experience in leading complex cross-functional, cross-business unit process improvement and management efforts

Healthcare experience strongly desired including working knowledge of hospital organization structure and interrelationships preferred

Ability to work collaboratively, both with and through individuals. .

Ability to coach, mentor and teach staff and leaders to better integrate systems thinking into organizational practice

Demonstrated expertise in change management, facilitation and project management methods

Ability to design and implement business process reviews, performance scorecards and process governance teams

Ability to integrate industry best practices and benchmarks into current operations

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to develop and deliver presentations for multiple organizational levels

Internal or external consulting experience a plus

Experienced with in-depth financial analysis

Demonstrated complex problem solving and analytical skills



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California-Walnut Creek-John Muir Medical Center - WC


068751 - Quality Management





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Feb 8, 2013, 4:58:06 PM

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Working at John Muir Health John Muir Health is a collaborative, patient-centered health care environment. Listening, explaining and...