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Cerner Senior Performance Improvement Leader in Virtual Missouri, Missouri


Job Title:

Senior Performance Improvement Leader

Business Unit:

RTHS Advisory Services

Job Description:

As a Senior Performance Improvement Leader you will direct performance improvement strategies with a focus on centralized and efficient health system operations impacting Cerner client engagements. This position will work with health care executives on HSO (Health System Operations) and client improvement teams as well as being focused on workforce and operations management of that client's health systems. You will cultivate external client relationships to achieve business objectives and drive key stat analytics for client success measures and other performance improvement methodologies. In this role, you will be heavily involved in process mapping and lead strategic discussions with an external client to define key value objectives for the engagement, scope, and success metrics. You will oversee the DMAIC process to evaluate opportunities and implement improvements surrounding people, processes, and technology. You will analyze key data points to determine baseline measurements. You will identify key process and change management strategies and methods to monitor the performance and adoption of changes including baselining the client's current status. You will also educate internal and external stakeholders in applying process improvement tools and methodologies.

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Real Time Health System BG

Additional Information:

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, covid-19 vaccination, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Career Level:

Senior Professional

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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United States

Org Unit:

Business Group


Basic Qualifications

  • At least 8 years total combined related work experience and completed higher education; including:

  • At least 2 years of healthcare information technology (HCIT) consulting, HCIT support, and/or other client-facing or information technology (IT) solution work experience

  • At least 5 years of additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job and/or completed higher education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Industrial Engineering preferred

  • 5 years of experience as a health care system performance improvement metrics

  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black belt certification

  • Operational or workforce management experience


  • Willing to travel up to 70% as needed

  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations

  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within the scope of the position

  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

  • Must reside near a virtually approved location



Associate Type:


Relocation Assistance Available:


Job Level:

Professional 3


Virtual Missouri

Working Environment:

Hybrid & Onsite: No Relocation Assistance Offered

Job Function:

Consulting Services

Government Job:


Working Environment Description:

This position offers a Hybrid & Onsite working environment. Meaning you will split working time between a Cerner office or client site and remote. If your current geographical location requires relocating, Cerner will not offer relocation assistance to the specified location. #LI-Hybrid