Sr Value Optimization Facilitator:
Centura Health

Centura Health
Centennial Colorado

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 21,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.


Through Centura Health’s 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to call home.

Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.


If you’re ready to discover the difference of working for a fully-integrated health system with a non-profit, faith-based mission to care, we look forward to receiving your application.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 119854

Recruiter Contact: Mikala Ford (

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Days

Position Summary

Leads innovation, process improvement excellence and change by delivery of Lean/Six Sigma Methodology, Change Management Tools and Rapid Decision Making Process. Provides expertise and acts as resource to teams leading, managing, and overseeing clinical and business process improvement opportunities across the operating group. Mentors, coaches and teaches leaders and associates in the use of statistical tools, Lean/Six Sigma and change management techniques to ensure timely completion of projects and expected results. Works with Senior Leadership, Group Directors, Physicians and associates to develop and implement plans for achieving strategic operational goal improvements throughout the organization.

Minimum Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Business/Health degree or related field, equivalent education and experience may be considered

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • Advanced experience in a process improvement environment including project management, change management and leading Lean/Six Sigma project teams.

  • Expert facilitation skills with demonstrated results.

  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication.

  • Knowledge of organizational principles and standards for health systems is desirable.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Demonstration of high performance.


  • Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification, preferred

  • Change Facilitator training, preferred

Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an *)

  • Proven expertise and in-depth knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma process to enable problem definition, measurement of current state performance, identification of root causes and variation, analyze data, build solutions that bring sustainable change and maintain control using key indicators/metrics. *

  • Facilitates identification of improvement opportunities within assigned Value Stream or project. *

  • Works with leadership to manage the project prioritization funnel and actively participate in the facilitation of Lean/Six Sigma projects and value streams. *

  • Assists with development, evaluation and revision of Lean/Six Sigma Process Improvement training materials to enhance the program for leadership, physicians and associates. Assists in training sessions. *

  • Acts as the lead trainer for Lean/Six Sigma and Change Management training classes. *

  • Fosters a continual process improvement environment throughout the organization – be a role model for change. *

  • Works with organizational leaders to manage and implement Lean/Six Sigma projects. Plans and evaluates using project management techniques. *

  • Coaches and mentors leaders and associates in the principles of Lean/Six Sigma and change management to drive sustainable change and exceptional outcomes. *

  • Assists in coaching other Lean/Six Sigma facilitators within the team to advance their Process Improvement skillsets. *

  • Use Change Management tools to plan strategic change projects. *

  • Use facilitation tools to plan problem solving sessions with multidisciplinary teams. *

  • Use facilitation tools to run meetings and motivate team members to participate and take ownership of solutions. *

  • Working and teaching knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) software and advanced computer skills: MINITAB, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. *

  • Encourages commitment, dedication, and teamwork. Accepts responsibilities for choices, meets deadlines and challenges others to be creative, with critical out-of-box thinking. *

Physical Requirements

  • Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally)



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

Basic Qualifications