Methodist Health System





Your Job:

The Director of Project Deployment Office provides leadership and direction for Methodist Health System to effectively identify, prioritize, plan and execute improvement projects throughout the enterprise to deliver successful and sustainable results, in an effort to drive improvement and diffusion across the entire system.

Your Job Requirements:

  • Master's degree in healthcare, business or related field
  • Seven (7) or more years; of which a minimum of two (2) years must be in a multi-hospital health system.
  • Minimum of five (5) years similar healthcare experience and four (4) years quality, performance improvement experience required; including a demonstration of progressive leadership responsibility.
  • Strong working knowledge of a wide variety of performance improvement tools and techniques, dashboards, and data collection tools. Ability to research, synthesize and apply best practices to inform stakeholders
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification or similar certification required (active or within 18 months of hire). Clinical Licensure preferred, CPHQ preferred.
  • Proficient in project management tools and techniques including project planning, performance metrics, deployment, sustainability and diffusion.
  • Broad-based knowledge of the continuum of patient care.

Your Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify and manage a project funnel to focus organizational efforts on improvement activities that have the greatest opportunity to improve performance on organizational goal associated metric to align with Methodist Health System's strategic pillars, mission and vision (both clinical and operational).
  • Standardize the project life cycle for Methodist Health System and establish reliable deployment and diffusion infrastructure to reduce variation, improve reliability and improve outcomes related to all chosen projects; create and manage deployment plans for prioritized improvement project work systems across the enterprise; to include projects initiated thought the Mayo Clinic Care Network affiliation (MCCN).
  • Collaborates with both corporate and local executives and leadership teams on opportunities for improvement to reduce variation and improve reliability across Methodist Health System while providing guidance and support for SOG and SEM chartered Task Forces and Committees to ensure reliable use of standardized tool for project deployment from project initiation through sustainability and diffusion.
  • Responsible for working in conjunction with various departments and Methodist subject matter experts from leadership, quality, supply chain, health information management, clinical informatics, nursing, medical staff and other staff to oversee and coordinate the development and implementation of the MCCN processes by utilizing all of the associate tools optimally.
  • Leads, guides and directs the activities of Project Leader to ensure projects are completed on-time and that milestones and deliverables are met; coaches, mentors and develops Project Manager/Leader team in principles of leadership, change management, communication and accountability to promote creation of a high-performing team.

Dallas-based Methodist Health System has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the fastest-growing health systems in the U.S. Over the past decade, our nonprofit health system has tripled in size. Ten hospitals proudly carry the Methodist name as part of Methodist Health System or through joint-venture affiliations. Soon our 11th hospital will open in Midlothian. Our wholly owned, full-service facilities and physician organization include Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers; Methodist Campus for Continuing Care; and Methodist Medical Group, the physician organization affiliated with Methodist Health System. We're proud to be the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in Texas, where we collaborate with a national leader in healthcare to improve the delivery of care through shared medical knowledge and research. Professionals thrive at Methodist, which is why we've earned:

  • A Best Place to Work 15 years running by the Dallas Business Journal
  • 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker's Hospital Review eight years in a row.
  • In 2018, ranked No. 2 Top Hospitals and Health Systems in America by DiversityInc.
  • Methodist Health System believes its greatest asset is the team members in our organization that values and encourages diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our organization. These are our guiding principles:


    To improve and save lives through compassionate quality health care.

    Vision for the Future

    To be the trusted provider of integrated quality health care in North Texas.

    Core Values

    Methodist Health System core values reflect our historic commitment to Christian concepts of life and learning:

    Servant Heart - compassionately putting others first
    Hospitality - offering a welcoming and caring environment
    Innovation - courageous creativity and commitment to quality
    Noble - unwavering honesty and integrity
    Enthusiasm - celebration of individual and team accomplishment
    Skillful - dedicated to learning and excellence

    We know that employees who are happy, healthy, and fulfilled take better care of patients. We also know that caring for our employees as individuals makes us a better organization. Our benefits include:

    • Medical plan choices
    • Pharmacy coverage
    • Dental and vision plans
    • AD&D insurance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Flexible spending account
    • Paid time off
    • Extended illness benefits
    • Wellness program
    • Weight management, tobacco cessation, and prenatal programs
    • Basic and volunteer life insurance
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Retirement plans with matched contributions
    • Leave of absence
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Adoption assistance
    • Employee discounts
    • And more.