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Director of Process Excellence

Nashville, Tennessee
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Why Wellpath:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"

About this role:

The Director of Process Excellence will be responsible for evaluating operational, clinical, and corporate processes, identifying constraints and non-value added work, and empowering process owners to develop new, innovative processes. In this role you will be expected to not only utilize process evaluation frameworks (such as Lean), but also understand the processes themselves and work with process owners to direct changes. You will be accountable for evaluating all downstream impacts of processes and measuring the success of process changes. You will be a driver, not a passenger to large scale company lean initiatives and transformations.

What you bring to the table:


Bachelor s Degree Required


Minimum 7 years of leadership in large-scale process transformations within a corporate environment.
Demonstrated ability to influence and implement innovative processes with clear value output.
Demonstrated proficiency at achieving results through the application of lean/six sigma.
Prior experience with training, mentoring, and motivating employees at all levels of the organization.


Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Preferred
What you will do:


Serve as internal process improvement consultant for the enterprise.
Communicate continuous improvement progress with customers, suppliers, and the enterprise.
Nominate/appoint project team leads and change agents for initiatives.
Champion continuous improvement reward and recognition activities, as appropriate.
Suggest and aid in the implementation of quality control measures to help achieve short- and long-term success.
Evaluate current state operations and identify opportunities for process improvement to occur.
Analyze existing operational, clinical, and support processes using industry standard frameworks and methodologies for quality and completeness.
Provide insightful and actionable feedback on existing processes and work with business process owners to make changes and develop new processes.
Assist business owners in developing quality metrics they can use to continue to evaluate the new and existing processes.
Work with cross-functional teams to evaluate broad, corporate impacts to process changes. Helps change agents in defining impacted audiences and developing change management plans.
Lead process discovery and development activities for technology implementations and other transformative projects.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
Time off & leave benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Parental benefits
Perks and discounts
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  • Job Reference: 662930758-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Wellpath
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent