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June Section Meeting: Healthcare Process Improvement – Early Sepsis Identification

Sepsis is associated with a high risk of mortality. The number of deaths in US due to sepsis has increased from 154,159 in 2000 to 207,427 in 2007. The main objective of this presentation is to demonstrate utilization of process improvement and system redesign methodologies for the purpose of improving broad spectrum antibiotics administration within 1 hour of severe sepsis/septic shock recognition, and studying its effect on mortality.
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May Section Meeting: Agile Performance Management

Great companies manage performance by looking at teams, not drudging through annual performance reviews. Agile Performance Management helps organizations understand how teams helping fulfill corporate goals and improve agile teams so that they can meet those goals. Social recognition and frequent feedback are the heart of agile. Skill development and just-in-time learning are investments that pay off. Measuring teams performance, providing feedback, and giving the tools to meet expectations – that’s what’s replacing tortuous annual performance reviews.

Agile Performance Management provides a full continuum of meaningful performance – and it happens all the time, not just every 6-months.

Highlights:

This presentation describes how organizations that have implemented the Agile Performance Management program can be successful in many ways:

• supporting a style of work that is collaborative, social and fast moving

• aligning the performance of teams with the goals of the organization

• providing employees with a voice in influencing individual, team and organizational performance

• providing supervisors with the skills they need to coach and counsel employees and teams every day, not just at annual appraisal times

• providing the organization with a health check of their training and organizational development efforts by gathering cumulative information about performance management trends
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Quality Engineer position available: Warren, NJ

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
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  • Manage the customer interface for RMA requests, Product Change Notifications, and Requests for Waivers.
  • Follow-up on customer audits by tracking, review and approval of corrective actions.
  • Serve as internal quality system auditor
  • Lead and participate in problem solving teams using root cause analysis and 8 D techniques.
  • Support manufacturing in resolving quality issues with II-Vi products.
  • Develop and coordinate internal activities in support of quality improvement initiatives.
  • Occasional travel to back end processing facility in Lehigh Valley, PA. and to customer sites.

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Position available: NY/NJ Area Quality & Records Coordinator

Responsibilities:
The primary duties of the NY/NJ Area Quality & Records Coordinator include responsibility for implementing, coordinating, training, and administering the HDR Quality Management System (QMS) within the NY/NJ area and across all engineering Business Groups (which includes 500+ staff in transportation engineering, planning, water/wastewater, natural & water resources, civil engineering and environmental sciences, construction control, etc.). Will report directly to the NY/NJ Area Manager, and will manage and direct activities specific to the Area’s implementation of the corporate QMS. Will serve as a liaison between the Quality Office, Information Lifecycle Governance (ILG) Leadership, Internal QMS Audit Lead Auditors, and local leadership to advance NY/NJ Area with Quality and ILG objectives and expectations.
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ASQ NJIT Spring Ott Conference on Lean six-sigma Methods, Tools and Case Studies, organized by the NJIT ASQ Student Leadership Team

: Michelle Vollo, President, Jovana Stijovic and Jelena Stijovic, Vice Presidents, Avery Bechtel, Program Chair, Philip Lelikov, Secretary, Terry Asante, Educational Chair, and Paul G Ranky, Founding Academic Advisor.

Several presenters will discuss Lean six-sigma Methods, Tools and Case Studies in academia, as well as in industry. The core focus is Zero Defect Devices, Production, Service and Systems, including Root Cause Analysis (RCA). Root Cause Analysis is an essential first step when starting a six-sigma study for process improvement by controlling variations. RCA is generally applicable in situations where a defect occurs and there is a possibility that it might be beneficial to identify and address the real cause so that the situation does not occur again.

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Annual NY/NJ Metropolitan Section Awards Dinner

The NY/NJ Metropolitan Section will be hosting it’s annual Holiday/Awards Dinner to recognize and thank those individuals who have worked so hard to plan and implement the Section’s events over the past year. This year’s event will be held from 6 PM to 9 PM at the Marriott in Jersey City.

Location: 540 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07310 (Map It)

Cost: $35 per ticket

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Reminder: November Section Meeting – Leadership for the Innovation Economy

Time is running outTime is running out to reserve you space to join us for the “Leadership for the Innovation Economy” presentation and dinner.

This proprietary program, presented by Tina C. Powell a Managing Member and Director of Business Management for Beacon Wealth Management, is designed for motivated business professionals who want to move the leadership needle in their organizations, with the ultimate goal of creating lasting and measurable value for all shareholders.

What you’ll discover

  • How Innovation Causes Anxiety
  • The Unmistakable Differences Between Leadership and Management
  • The Two Variables of Business Performance
  • The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership
  • Tactics to Develop Your Unique Leadership Style

Location: Spanish Tavern 103 McWhorter Street – Newark, NJ 07105

Date & Time: November 8th, 2016 – 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

REGISTRATION: (Includes Dinner)