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Director of Performance Excellence

Company: Ascension
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Do you possess a broad base of hospital / healthcare operations experience with knowledge and familiarity in the ambulatory, post-acute environment?  


If you have a strong sense of TEAM, heart for volunteering, solid work ethic, encouraging approach, go-getter mentality, natural curiosity, and a continuous improvement mindset, we would like to speak with you! 


Ascension is seeking a Director of Performance Excellence to join the team! 


In this role, you will have the ability to work remotely with understood accessibility to a major airport for required travel.

What You Will Do:

As the Director of Performance Excellence, you will have the opportunity to provide guidance, leadership and resource support for Ascension operations that will sustain our mission and commitment to deliver compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.

  • Provide guidance and support in creating a standard practice enterprise labor management model through people, process and technology.
  • Identify operational performance to improve workforce efficiency / productivity.
  • Identify process inefficiencies to achieve labor optimization
    Reduce labor expenses.
  • Support and provide guidance for the national productivity standards initiative.
  • Provide leadership, resource support and assistance in driving national programs and workflow platforms.
  • Serve as knowledge partners and collaborators on assigned and selected system teams.
  • Provide leadership on assigned and selected system teams.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to implement large-scale business process innovation initiatives throughout the network.
  • Establish and maintain process improvement training content, scheduling and logistics for approved projects in concert with appropriate departments.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Certification specializing in Six Sigma Black Belt preferred. Licensure required relevant to state in which work is performed.
  • Certification specializing in Lean Healthcare Mgmt. preferred. Licensure required relevant to state in which work is performed.


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of experience required.
  • 10 years of experience preferred.
  • 2 years of leadership or management experience required.
  • 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.
Additional Preferences:

Education and Experience:

  • Nursing or Ancillary or Ambulatory operational experience.
  • Data analysis preferred with operational focus.
Why Join Our Team:

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


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