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Senior Continuous Improvement Leader
Posted on 12/15/2022
Remote in USA
Experience Level
  • 7+ years process improvement experience ideally within highly transactional/operations type environments
  • Experience establishing and coordinating project portfolio reviews; and establishing light governance structures
  • Experience with configuring/implementing PPM tools, reporting, and data insights
  • Proficiency using/configuring Smartsheet
  • Strong working knowledge of process improvement methodologies: Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, A3, RCA, etc
  • Proven history of results from the application of process improvement methodologies and effective change leadership
  • Strong financial (P&L) understanding and business acumen required: cost benefit analysis and presenting project business cases to senior leaders
  • Strong leadership and people skills. Demonstrated ability to motivate, influence and gain commitment at all levels of the organization
  • Strong facilitation and communication skills; ability to communicate complex matters in a simple, understandable format
  • Flexible, results oriented, and ability to navigate a high demand pragmatic operations environment
  • Establish and coordinate project portfolio management capability for the business transformation team
  • Identify and implement project intake and portfolio management process, procedures, and tools
  • Facilitate project backlog refinement and prioritization to ensure alignment with business owners
  • Develop dashboard, reporting/visualization to measure project progress and benefit realization
  • Build and lead cross-functional and virtual project teams, including members of business/functional staff and external vendors
  • Monitor and communicate results of process improvement initiatives to management and executive leadership
  • Deliver results to achieve project targets in operational, financial, customer satisfaction, or employee satisfaction improvement objectives
  • Communicate to and influence stakeholders of all levels
  • Develop and maintain productive customer, staff, and management relationships through individual contacts and group meetings
  • Leverage change management frameworks to foster inclusion, preparation, and adoption of improvements
  • Participate in the propagation of process improvement methodologies/tools across the business unit through the delivery of training and other informal sessions
  • Function as an ambassador and change agent for process improvement to build a culture of continuous improvement, foster adoption of tools and methods
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in a health care environment, RHIT, RHIA
  • Experience leading or managing virtual matrixed teams including leading projects across functional boundaries highly preferred

51-200 employees

Healthcare data platform
Company Overview
Datavant's mission is to connect the world’s health data to improve patient outcomes.
  • Competitive Salaries & Rewards
  • Generous Parental & Family Leave
  • Ability to work anywhere in the US and Canada
  • Meaningful equity
  • Competitive Benefits – Full Family Coverage
  • WFH Stipend & Monthly Credit
  • Commitment to Learning & Development
  • Unlimited PTO
Company Core Values
  • More Responsibility, Fewer Rules - We have a culture of trust. Every Datavanter has a real project from their first week. Engineers begin checking in code almost immediately.
  • We Grow Leaders - We promote from within to preserve culture and provide unrivaled growth opportunities for our team members.
  • Perfect Is Good, Done Is Better - We move quickly, with a bias towards action.
  • Time Is Our Most Valuable Asset - We prioritize automation and proactively eliminate bottlenecks. And aim to be punctual.
  • Playing To Strengths - As an organization, we only build products and compete in markets where we decisively can win. As team members, we focus on our individual super-powers instead of correcting for weaknesses.
  • Feedback Is A Gift - We proactively provide feedback to our peers and managers in the same warm, open-minded spirit of giving or receiving a gift to a friend. As an organization, we are transparent about both the problems and successes facing the company.
  • We Work Hard - We believe that success requires long hours and is driven more by perspiration than inspiration. We don’t rest on past successes, individually or as a company.
  • Always Pass The “Loved One Test” - You should be proud of the work you do with us, and we won’t make decisions that compromise that.