Cerner Performance Improvement Leader in Missouri


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Performance Improvement Leader

Job Description:

As a Performance Improvement Leader you will cultivate external client relationships to achieve business objectives, direct and support a team of associates responsible for client engagement deliverables and consult with external clients to define key value objectives for the engagement, scope, and success metrics. You will identify data points for baseline analysis and discovery as well as consult with data analyst to develop analytics strategy. In scope for this will be to lead performance analysis and discovery with clients to develop a performance improvement strategy and approach that achieves improvement objectives and support business development by defining new portfolio offerings via the creation of collateral and repeatable processes.

The Performance Improvement Lead acts as a subject matter expert in Lean, Six Sigma, statistical, experimental, and process design tools and techniques for organizational leaders as they drive improvements in their organizations. Specific responsibilities include helping define process improvement challenges, measuring current process performance, analyzing root causes, and developing targeted process improvement opportunities; utilizing Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to coordinate and facilitate problem solving events and conduct data analysis; and demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate team and others, maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization.

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Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

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Company Overview:

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Business, Health Care or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience

  • At least 5 years of technology implementation work experience

  • Experience with performance improvement/transformation methodology, tools, and techniques in organizational operations in order to accomplish business objectives

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Health care information technology (HCIT) project management, sales, or consulting work experience

  • Background in healthcare, sciences, or information systems

  • Healthcare knowledge/experience


  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft Project

  • Willing to travel up to 40-60% as needed

  • Must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to the Kansas City area or already live in a virtually approved city



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North Kansas City

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Performance Improvement Services