Health Syst Engineering Analyst Sr/UKHC

Job description

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.

Job Title
Health Syst Engineering Analyst Sr/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Health System Engineering Analyst Senior

Department Name
H4003:Office of Enterprise Quality & Safety

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

This position may require sitting, standing and/or walking for extended periods of
time; occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs may be required.


Primarily Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM


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.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Associate's Degree and 4+ years of administrative experience within a healthcare
setting preferred.

Deadline to Apply

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in process improvement.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in directly applying industrial engineering tools and methods in optimizing operations.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  3. * Please describe how your experience relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/10/2018
    Application Due: 11/26/2018
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