This position supports the Joint Commission’s activities associated with establishing and sustaining a robust process improvement (RPI) culture. The Black Belt 2 (BB2) will lead strategic projects for the Joint Commission Enterprise and mentor Belts. The BB2 will learn and then enable others in adapting Lean Six Sigma, change management, and other performance improvement methodologies to drive results. The BB2 will support the Robust Process Improvement leadership team in the development and implementation of a quality improvement-training program for Joint Commission employees, which includes training Belts and others in problem solving. The BB2 provides expert advice to process improvement teams regarding team dynamics, change management, process re-design strategies, performance improvement toolsets (especially those of Lean Six Sigma), and technical expertise, such as statistical process control and flow, pull and data analysis. The BB2 will coach internal process improvement teams and provide guidance to process teams in the external health care community on an as-needed basis, as a part of the Joint Commission’s strategy to employ Lean Six Sigma tools to improve the quality and safety of patient care. The BB2 will present for RPI presentations and assist in RPI publications. The BB2 will also be a faculty for internal RPI training courses and external training efforts on an as-needed basis.
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