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Health Systems Engineering Analyst/UKHC

Job description



UK Healthcare is looking for a 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 be responsible for leading and assisting with projects affecting departmental operations at UK HealthCare including: process improvement, project facilitation, as well as instructional guidance and research coordination.

Duties include: utilizing 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: lead and/or assist OVIHD staff with 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 Systems Engineering Analyst/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE15530

Working Title


Department Name
H4003:Office of Enterprise Quality & Safety

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
10

Salary Range
$46,675-74,776/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

MS



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

1 yr



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects 25lbs and above; occasionally standing and/or walking with objects 10lbs and above; intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motions (such as typing); and effectively communicating both verbally and in writing with patients, caregivers, and staff at all levels.



Shift

Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm; as an exempt-level position, additional and on-call hours will be required to meet business needs.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Process Design, Flowcharting, Layout Optimization, Forecasting Methodologies.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Master's Degree in industrial engineering, systems engineering, or related field.



Deadline to Apply
09/18/2018

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 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  2. * How many years of paid, full-time employment experience do you have in healthcare?
    • 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 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
  4. * Please give one example of your most successful work-related projects.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * 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)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • 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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