Sutter Health Director, Sutter Improvement System (SIS) - Valley Medical Foundation in Sacramento, California

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Vice President, Sutter Improvement System (SIS), the Director of SIS is a key resource for driving performance improvement across the Operating Units and Affiliates. The Director assists leadership in promoting and leading the implementation of the Sutter Improvement System across the enterprise. S/he coaches Executives and Senior Leaders in the development of their Lean leadership competencies and facilitates the Strategy Deployment process to ensure alignment with organizational goals. In cooperation with the SIS Governance Team, leads, supports and manages the development of SIS infrastructure, including standard tools & methods, knowledge management, education and promotion of Lean thinking across the enterprise. The Director is responsible for developing, leading and managing the SIS Office, which includes a staff of consultants who focus on teaching, coaching and implementing the SIS standards, as well as supporting the ongoing improvement of the standards.

Qualifications:

Education

Master's Degree or equivalent education/experience is required.

Experience

  • Prior management experience; healthcare industry experience and / or consulting or project management experience involving multiple functional departments / areas strongly preferred

  • 7-10 years experience with implementation of large scale improvement programs and projects, and demonstrated experiences with consulting on complex systems and projects

  • 5-10 years experience in a dedicated lean role involving coaching and/or consulting at the enterprise level.

  • Demonstrated success in teaching, coaching and implementation of the Strategy Deployment process, including a visual management system, at the executive level of an organization

  • Success in managing and achieving results across a large organization.

  • Experience leading organization-wide Lean transformation work with evidence of increasing level of responsibility

Knowledge

  • Understanding of and experience with Lean or other process improvement philosophies and methodologies

Organization: Sutter Valley Hospital

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.