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Management Engineer I - DUHS - Performance Service

Regular Full Time Durham, North Carolina
Requisition Number: 227445

Management Engineer

Occupational Summary

Performance Services is a healthcare system engineering group that seeks a Health Systems Engineer to support the performance management and improvement services within the Duke University Health System and other entities across Duke Health.

*Internal consulting – supporting customer and organizational priorities with analytical support and project management. 

*Operational and Clinical performance improvement - decision support, data analysis, and facilitating teams with process improvement methods.

*Performance analytics – creating metrics, visualizations or other solutions that turn data into actionable insights.

*Management engineering - guiding labor management processes/labor budgeting, and performing workforce analyses and productivity monitoring.

This position would consist of different levels, with varying levels of autonomy, accountability, and interaction within the organizations.

Work Performed:

  • Interacts with leadership and clinical teams to support performance and quality improvement activities.  This may include team facilitation approaches to achieve desired objectives.

  • Queries and analyzes data, develop visualizations and performs analyses. Guides information discovery and offers recommendations to enable effective decision making.

  • Provides analytical/ad-hoc and project management support for various organizational and service line initiatives.

  • Surveys internal practice and comparative industry benchmark to analyze trends and indicators in related areas of work.  Develops strategies to help the organization achieve top decile or quartile performance.

  • Supports existing labor management program.  Develops work measurement standards and workforce assessments, identifies labor improvement opportunities, and partners with stakeholders on tactics to meet productivity goals.

  • Supports the existing balanced scorecard program.  Assists in the development of performance measures, target methodologies, and thresholds and ensure the accuracy of measurement results.

  • Consults with customer on business needs translates business needs into analytics/reporting requirements, interfaces with the Infrastructure team to ensure successful delivery of reporting, dashboards and information tools.

  • Safeguards the integrity and security of institutional data.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Self-starter and innovative problem solver

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Sound process improvement facilitation skills

  • SQL proficiency a plus

  • Tableau proficiency a plus

  • Healthcare domain experience a plus

Preferred Education and Experience:

Work requires a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related field.

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related field. Master's degree desired


Level 2 Minimum of 4 years of PS or related experience. Experience can be supplemented with a Master's degree with a Masters being equivalent to two years of experience. Or, with 2 years of Duke ME, I experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Strong analytical and communication skills. Strong computer skills including database analysis

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