This position is responsible for facilitating process improvement efforts in both an individual and team environment to improve efficiency, effectiveness, accuracy, timeliness, safety and cost. Provides coaching and training in problem solving methodologies, assists in the creation of infrastructure and mentors Improvement Specialists I and II to expedite their development.
8 years:With a high school diploma: Clinical or chemistry lab experience
With a Bachelor's degree: no additional requirements
6 years:Standard improvement methodologies such as Lean and Six Sigma
3 years:Developing material and presenting in five or more of the following areas: Change Culture, Continuous Improvement, Lean Principles, 5S, Measurement, Value Stream Mapping, A3 Reporting, Standard Work, Work Flow, Causal Analysis, Teams, Error Proofing, and Visual Management
Experience leading a division wide process improvement transformation initiative with demonstrated measurable results
Six Sigma Black Belt experience in a Healthcare environment
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training and certification through a Six Sigma accredited organization
Experience in a clinical, pharmaceutical, or chemistry laboratory setting
Operations aptitude, informatics skills, and experience with continuous improvement programs
Proficiency with common process improvement software, data analysis (i.e. MS Excel), Value Stream Mapping (i.e. Visio) and others
Internal Number: IMPRO06594
About ARUP Laboratories
ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. A nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah, ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests.An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.