Director of Continuous Improvement

Do you want to join a growing company that’s making a positive impact in the healthcare industry? If so, join the GrapeTree bunch as our Director of Continuous Improvement at our office in Milford, Iowa – just miles away from Lake Okoboji! This position uses and leads best practices in all continuous improvement concepts and disciplines that improves organizational functions and performance. They will also train and mentor team members in lean and six sigma principles and techniques to help build a culture of excellence and continuous day-to-day improvement.


Position Details 

  • Establish and implement short and long-term goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures by gathering pertinent business, service, and operations information; identifying and evaluating trends; choosing a course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes

  • Identify improvement opportunities and work with leadership via established approval processes to get them prioritized for action

  • Manage, develop and motivate direct reports

  • Ensure consistent communication within and between departments

  • Ability to critically think, define problem, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.


Position Requirements 

  • Degree in business administration, project management or equivalent preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with quality management, project management or continuous improvement.

  • Ability to coach, lead others, and build strategic business relationships across organization.

  • Ability to successfully manage projects and multitask.

  • Ability to work under minimal direction, follow general guidance, and adhere to prescribed methods.

  • Excellent communication skills to interact with all levels of the organization, verbally and in writing.

  • Computer experience and skills with, but not limited to Microsoft Office and Visio.


The Perks of Working for Us

  • Benefits begin first of the month following date of hire to include health insurance, vision/dental plan, short-term disability, flexible spending account, life insurance, 401k, paid time off (PTO), holiday pay, and your birthday is a paid day off

  • Casual dress code, 24/7 fitness center and ergonomic standing desks

  • Salary

Award Winning | GrapeTree was recently ranked #1833 on the Inc5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies and #11 on the Staffing Industry Analyst List of Fastest Growing Healthcare Staffing Firms! 


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Tel: (712) 336-0800
Fax: (888) 678-4077
2501 Boji Bend Drive, Suite 100
Milford, Iowa 51351

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