Emory Healthcare Management Engineer, Patient Flow in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Title Management Engineer, Patient Flow

Job Requisition ID 74198BR

Operating Unit/Division Emory University Hospital

Campus Location Emory University Hospital

Department 360002:EUH Patient Flow Center

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular

Work Shift Day

Specific Work Hours 8 AM - 5 PM

PRN Position? No

Job Description Assists in analysis of facility needs including work flow analysis, space programming, functional layout design, and simulation technology. Utilizes a systems approach to operationally analyze organizational or departmental systems and processes; applies various industrial engineering techniques. Assists departmental management or teams throughout the project and during implementation of recommended changes. Prepares and conducts research prior to initiation of projects to provide state of the art approaches and solutions to problems. Prepares detailed work plans for completion of projects. Informs project leader of project status. Verifies, updates, and analyzes comparative databases containing operational and clinical data to support hospital benchmarking efforts and to support planning and operational decisions. Designs, prepares, and generates reports; determines customer needs; and collects, organizes, and analyzes data. Assists departments in analyzing operational and clinical data using statistical tools including process control charts, regression analysis, and forecasting. Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments. May conduct educational sessions related to statistical process control. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, or a related field.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

Additional Job Details

• This position would work within the Emory University Hospital Patient Flow Center. Our focus is to expedite patient flow throughout the hospital by applying process improvement methodology to create streamlined workflow. May also include patient throughput from the Emory Clinic into the hospital.

• Should have experience with time studies, root cause analysis, performing process mapping and value stream mapping, and applying Lean/Six Sigma principles

• Applicant should have experience in reviewing processes and procedures, and setting standard work.

• Experience working in multidisciplinary team environments. May participate as support member on large projects, or lead unit-based improvement teams.

• Experience in healthcare industry is preferred, but not necessary.

• Experience with simulation is preferred, but not required.


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