Performance Improvement Intern

Job Description

Job ID: 1182961
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Your Career. Made Better.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Operational Excellence team at Barnes Jewish Hospital is a group of engineers that continually strive to reduce waste in our operations.  We apply Lean Methodologies such as 5S, Standard Work, Kanban, Visual Management, Problem Solving, Error Proofing, SMED and others to include a Six Sigma approach to create safe, high quality and efficient processes, then implement them with cross functional teams in quick fashion.  The group also is responsible for the Lean Training offered to our employees as well as the development of Lean Managers within the hospital.


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Role Purpose

To support department as special projects/needs arise.


Responsibilities

  • Provides general support to aide in the completion of department tasks, projects and programs
  • Completes all tasks and projects proactively and independently.
  • Produces presentations, spreadsheets and other documents.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Enrolled-Undergrad degree prg

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer