The New Mexico VA Health Care System (NMVAHCS) is currently recruiting one High Reliability Officer Nurse III in the Director's Office in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The incumbent is responsible for delivering Performance Improvement techniques to a broad array of program and services throughout the Medical Center, including Lean, Six Sigma, Coaching, Project Management, and Training. Duties include but are not limited to: Organize, direct, control and coordinate group activities in a timely and/or effective manner. Develop written and verbal teaching materials and/or deliver classroom instruction. Instruct staff on implementation of guidelines and recommendations as required. Collect baseline data leveraging VA data analytics resources, identify limitations in current systems data, and analyze data. Pull, isolate and manipulate data to identify root causes of a performance issue. Convert data into numerous formats using advanced statistical models including statistical process control charts, histograms, pareto charts, and many more. Facilitate, coach, and train audiences at all levels of the organization throughout the lifecycle of a performance improvement project. Define a project scope and goals through a collaborative process with subject matter experts and leadership at the facility, service line, program and/or unit level. Lead a team of subject matter experts through the project management process as required. Conduct rapid experiments and collect data to identify if the developed solutions are effective. Identify metrics performing below benchmarked standards or falling below the upper or lower control limits. Plan/conduct studies directed at reducing errors and identifying alternative systems and/or processes as applicable. Develop local data metrics and dashboards to monitor projects in progress or performance benchmarks. Identify projects critical to improving quality outcomes and maximize return on investment of utilized resources. Assess (in terms of degrees) the success or failure in attaining program operational goals/objectives. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Relocation Incentives: Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600177400
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Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.