Productivity Management Specialist

Position: Productivity Management Specialist

Job ID: 149144

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Finance

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at  


We are searching for an Engineering Productivity Manager– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will facilitate complex, service line productivity management projects across the organization while adhering to established project management, process improvement, business and financial analysis development, and technical development methodologies.  The right candidate will have a good mix of Hospital Operations and Financial background.


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Responsibilities :

  • Meet with all stakeholders and project sponsors to understand the underlying issues for the current or potential initiative
  • Develop and present plans for completing required assessments, including project organization, data requirements, involved parties, resource requirements, and timelines
  • Lead meetings, interviews, and other communication with leaders and/or the Project Team, ensuring all necessary materials for successful group collaboration are prepared in advance
  • Manage the completion of projects, monitoring the progress against the plan and budget along the way
  • Plan and execute the smooth transition of process changes
  • Maintain project implementation plans and status reports
  • Determine, analyze, and formulate solutions for issues with current practices, user needs, and/or work flow processes
  • Aggregate and assimilate relevant data and information
  • Coordinate resources needed for project completion, including managing and coordinating data, information, and/or personnel
  • Analyze project impacts and dependencies across the company
  • Recommend process changes, which are determined from risk and failure points in the evaluated processes, and modify plans accordingly
  • Develop yearly objectives to enhance labor management by department and present the progress in quarterly meetings
  • Volunteer for a minimum of 2 unassigned projects per year and attend staff meetings as needed
  • Facilitate the design analysis with users to determine proper configuration for the user interface
  • Define the design plans in an accurate and testable manner
  • Identify and document data sources and recipients to be developed to support data collection and maintenance
  • Update and create end user policies and procedures as needed
  • Outline report requirements and translate the purpose of the reports in business terminology
  • Prioritize requests from various business units and utilize project management tools to delegate and accomplish project goals


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, finance, or a health-related field
  • Certification in LSSC is preferred
  • 2 years of experience in project management, business and/or financial analysis, and/or technical development is required, in addition to 2 years of experience in process improvement
  • Knowledge of the health care market, spreadsheet software, quality improvement concepts, financial/data analysis is compulsory


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