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Legacy Health Performance Excellence Coach in Portland, Oregon

Here at Legacy, as we know, our mission is to make life better for our patients, our staff and the community. As part of that mission, we continuously strive to improve our processes and behaviours, and we look for ways to build upon our existing strengths.

Through your strong skills in leadership, facilitation, coaching and mentoring you guide and support this critical work. If performance excellence is an area in which you thrive and you share our passion for helping others, you may be an ideal fit for this position.

Noted: this opportunity is not like our earlier RTPS Coach position - in this career move you will not go back to your former position. You're applying for a regular, full-time position with Performance Excellence.

The Performance Excellence Coach works with our leadership and cross functional teams to improve and help sustain service, quality, cost, safety and employee engagement outcomes.

Within the teams, the PE Coach is responsible for supporting local strategy deployment, daily management systems and process improvement efforts with the transformation of leadership behaviors aligned to the mission, values, and objectives of the Performance Excellence organization and Legacy Health System.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, with a Bachelor of Science Degree preferred.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience practicing lean principles, methodology and structured problem analysis. Hands-on experience with daily management systems and/or other process improvement and coaching methods with measurable results.

  • For Legacy internal candidates, related Legacy experience may be substituted for direct process improvement experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of data analysis and statistical tools.

  • Project management experience is preferred but not required.


  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, facilitation, coaching and mentoring frontline to mid-level leadership.

  • Must enjoy analyzing and making sense of complex data.

  • High degree of emotional intelligence with ability to connect with people and build strong relationships with a wide variety of different audiences with adaptive change management methods.

  • Equally experienced with breakthrough thinking and innovation to help Legacy differentiate and streamline clinical, administrative and operational processes.

  • Flexibility, openness, and an ability to modify and adapt plans as organizational needs change.

  • Creativity and a passion for supporting exceptional, reliable patient outcomes as well as efficient and cost-effective processes in all parts of the organization.

  • Excellent presentation skills.

  • Personal attributes should includ ability to influence, enthusiasm, and inspiring leadership. Given the depth and breadth of the role, must be supportive and collaborate effectively with other functional and administrative areas such as supply chain, engineering as well as operational areas where patient care occurs.


Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

Lean and or Six Sigma certification with hands-on application preferred.

Job Req #: 20-14526

Avg Hours Per Week: 40

FTE for each opening (not total FTE across all openings for multiple openings). If less than 1.0 please enter leading 0 before the decimal, e.g. 0.2: 1.00

Job_Commensurate with Experience: USD $41.07/Hr. - USD $61.19/Hr.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Union: Non-union

Work Days: Mon-Fri, no weekends

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Street: 1919 NW Lovejoy