The Sr Transformation Specialist applies extensive knowledge of quality data analysis and improvement (QI) concepts, methodologies, and data collection and abstraction techniques to substantial projects of large scope and high degrees of complexity.
The Sr. Transformation Specialist manages system-wide performance improvement initiatives to improve clinical processes, quality outcomes, and patient and staff safety. The Specialist supports UCI Heath by functioning as a performance improvement leader, facilitator, consultant, and analyst. The Specialist facilitates the assessment of problems, the compilation and analysis of data, the development of improvement teams, the design and collections of metrics, and the facilitation of improvement efforts. The Specialist uses process improvement methodologies to not only support performance improvement but also to implement practices to sustain performance. The Specialist supports the mission and vision of UCI Health throughout the organization and ambulatory areas as needed. The Specialist develops subject matter experts within key high priority clinical areas for partnership and support.
The Sr. Transformation Specialist independently spearheads improvement efforts and regularly works on highly complex issues that requires an in-depth evaluation of process inputs, outputs, and organizational factors. The Specialist supports continued execution and development of performance improvement activities, including development of standard work, daily critical-to-quality metrics, visual management, rounding schedules, and huddle approaches to improve clinical processes and outcomes. The Transformation Specialist functions with a high degree of autonomy.
In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our:
Annual RateMinimum$100,600.00 Midpoint$145,700.00 Maximum $190,800.00
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Comprehensive knowledge of health care delivery, including strategy, business planning, operations and financial
Ability to accomplish results and effectively integrate functions with business plans
Demonstrated skill and ability to be productive and work efficiently and effectively in a constantly changing environment
Consistently interacts with all members of the organization in ways that enhance understanding, respect, cooperation and problem solving
Generates and encourages creative ideas, innovative thinking and imaginative solutions to issues or problems. Able and willing to solve problems from various points of view and make difficult decisions
Bachelor's Degree in healthcare administration, public health, nursing or other relevant clinical field
5+ years of relevant experience in quality improvement, process improvement or hospital
In-depth knowledge and understanding of process improvement methodologies
Expertise and demonstrated ability in aspects of project management and data analysis
In-depth knowledge and ability to apply critical and analytical thinking and problem solving skills
Ability to communicate effectively with staff and senior leadership and a diverse population of individuals
Consistently demonstrates and encourages a commitment to quality, customer-centeredness, productivity and continuous improvement
Demonstrates a leadership and interpersonal style that builds and maintains a climate of trust and inspires collaboration and commitment from others to achieve organization goals
Recognizes the need for change; adapts to, and causes others to adapt to values, strategies, goals and plans in response to changing business conditions
Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
Master's Degree in Related Field
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt highly preferred
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
Background Check and Live Scan
Legal Right to Work in the United States
Smoking and Tobacco Policy
Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI's Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.