Providence Health & Services Senior Project Manager / Black Belt in Burbank, California


Providence is calling a Full Time, Day Shift Senior Project Manager / Black Belt to Providence Regional Services. The position will be located at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for independently facilitating complex transformation activities, which includes leading large cross-functional teams, incorporating process improvement methodologies into large scale projects and delivering results in specific time frames.

  • The position requires a dynamic professional who is results oriented and possesses a proven ability to develop and deliver effective solutions to achieve transformational results.

  • Provide project leadership and project management for strategic projects and support the usage and standardization of project management processes, tools and best practices.

  • Be responsible for managing a portfolio of projects in a coordinated way to ensure alignment with organizational strategies and to ensure the realization of prioritized and quantitative benefits.

  • Will identify key stakeholder project objectives and requirements and provide tactical leadership on projects.

  • The Sr. Project Manager / Black Belt effectively and efficiently deploy process improvement and change management strategies.

  • Will provide in-depth analysis of projects culminating with lessons learned for incorporation into future project plans.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college / university in business, engineering, clinical or related field

  • At least 7 years of dedicated project management experience

  • One (1) year of experience teaching and training adult learners in formal change processes such as Lean, Change Acceleration Process (CAP), Work-Out™ and Six Sigma.

  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt with documented experience as a Change Agent/Facilitator including working knowledge of LEAN and Six Sigma

  • Experience using Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Project

  • Ability to translate data and findings into information and display it in a useful manner for constituents

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in business administration, healthcare administration, engineering or related field

  • 3 - 5 years in Black Belt / similar role

  • 2 years work experience in a Healthcare organization

  • Supervisory experience

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • DFSS

About the Region you will serve.

For nearly 70 years, Providence Health & Services, Southern California, has provided quality and compassionate health care, building on a tradition of excellence, innovation, teamwork and outreach to those most in need.

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Operational Excellence / Lean / Black Belt

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 202172