Department Name: H4003:Office of Enterprise Quality & Safety
UK HealthCare is looking for a senior Health Systems Engineering Analyst to apply systems and industrial engineering principles to improve health care delivery and transform UKHC into a learning health system that optimizes quality and value. This position will assist with the efforts in implementing the UKHC Enterprise Quality Strategy. This position will be responsible for projects affecting departmental operations at UK HealthCare including: process improvement, project facilitation, as well as instructional guidance and research coordination. Duties include: Utilize lean principles or other change management methods (e.g., Six Sigma, ISO 9000) to provide direction and vision at the departmental level for identifying opportunities for process improvement, conduct and lead staffing analyses, process engineering, and workflow analyses. Other duties include: manage healthcare projects through the entire project life cycle, collaborate with clinician champions to facilitate meetings and communication, and lead project teams through complex and ambiguous situations.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of flowcharting, layout optimization, and forecasting methodologies; have exceptional communication, process improvement, project management, teamwork, and facilitation skills; be well organized with a strong emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail; proficient in Microsoft Office, to include Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel; enjoy working independently as well as closely with their co-workers in a supportive team environment; and the ability to take initiative.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Master’s degree in industrial engineering, systems engineering, or related field.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.