MELISSA ALEXANDER
JANET SUSI

MBOE, BSN, RN, LSSBB, EDAC

Principal / Process Improvement Specialist

A Lean Six Sigma Black Belt-certified professional and registered nurse, Janet combines healthcare planning and clinical expertise with Lean methodology and organizational strategy. Janet works to deliver flexible, efficient and patient- centered healthcare environments by applying Lean thinking at a project’s earliest stages, and by leading multi-disciplinary user groups with senior leadership and care providers. She also directs process improvement initiatives and helps providers transition into new facilities. Her operational design expertise has improved a range of inpatient and outpatient services—emergency departments, ORs, post- operational recovery, materials handling, labs, pharmacy and others—as well as ambulatory and pediatrics.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society Lean Healthcare Exchange

Lean Six Sigma Group Emergency Nurses Association

Ohio Organization for Nurse Executives

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Master of Business Operational Excellence Group

 

REGISTRATIONS

Registered Nurse: OH

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Evidence-Based Design Accreditation &

Certification (EDAC)

 

 

EDUCATION

Master of Business Operational Excellence, 2011 The Ohio State University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1991 Capital University

RELEVANT PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Lehigh Valley Health Network, Children’s Hospital Master Plan

Allentown, PA  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

Lehigh Valley Health Network, Hazleton Campus Master Plan

Hazleton, PA  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Surgery and East Wing Expansion

Miami, FL | Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Fetal Care Center

Miami, FL | Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

University of Washington Medical Center Montlake Tower, Interventional Platform,
OR, Imaging, Critical Care and NICU

Seattle, WA  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

University of California San Francisco Master Planning and Programming,
Precision Oncology Building

San Francisco, CA  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

Louisiana State University Health, Replacement Medical Center

New Orleans, LA  |  Healthcare Planner

 

Mount Carmel East, Expansion and Modernization

Columbus, OH  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

Nationwide Children’s Hospital

  • Livingston Ambulatory Center

  • Clinical Expansion & Renovation

  • IMRIS Interoperative MRI – 2 room Neurological Operating Room fit-out

Columbus, OH  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

Benefis Health System, Emergency Department Operational Design

Great Falls, MT  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

Harrison Acute Care Expansion

Silverdale, WA  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

Providence Little Company of Mary Health Center San Pedro, ED Expansion

San Pedro, CA  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

Providence Little Company of Mary Health Center Torrance,

ED and Pharmacy Study

Torrance, CA  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

Nemours Children’s Hospital Branded Clinic Initiative

  • Ocoee Outpatient Specialty Care Clinic

Ocoee and Sanford, FL  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist

 

St. Claire Regional Medical Center, Ambulatory Facility

Moorehead, KY  |  Healthcare Planner / Lean Specialist