Senior Continuous Improvement Specialist at Cleveland Clinic (Miami, FL)

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Job Title
Senior Continuous Improvement Specialist


CC Florida Weston

Exec Administration-Cleveland Clinic Florida

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Job Summary
Once again, Cleveland Clinic Florida has been recognized for outstanding care in the Florida region. Weston Hospital ranked No. 1 in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area, according to U.S. News & World Report's "2021-22 Best Hospitals" rankings.

Manages large and more complex improvement activities or projects leveraging project management and continuous improvement tools to deliver results. Partners with key Institute or Enterprise leaders to holistically manage CI activity and projects. Instructs and coaches continuous improvement and project management to all levels of the organization

Job Details

  • Leads large or complex projects leveraging advanced continuous improvement and project management tools to support Institutes, Regional Hospitals, Family Health Center, and Divisions.
  • Analyzes and measures the effectiveness of existing processes and develops sustainable, repeatable and quantifiable process improvements.
  • Researches best practices within and outside the organization.
  • Collects and analyzes process data to initiate, develop and recommend practices and procedures that focus on enhanced safety, increased productivity and reduced cost.
  • Builds relationships with project teams, middle management, and senior sponsors.
  • Coaches and mentors Continuous Improvement Specialists leveraging advanced process improvement and project management tools.
  • Expands CI Model engagement within organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or related healthcare field.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of quality tools, lean foundation elements and change management.
  • Master's degree preferred.

  • N/A

  • Black Belt, ShingoBronze, or Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Masters degree can take the place of certifications

Complexity of Work:

Work Experience:
  • Minimum six years business or healthcare experience or five years with Master's degree.
  • Minimum three year process improvement or project management.
  • Proficiency with basic statistical analysis, CI tools and change management techniques.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with all organizational levels.
  • Health care experience preferred. Ability to lead groups in building continuous improvement systems that enable ideal behaviors and results.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach/coach/advise leadership at all levels regarding continuous improvement principles and practices and role of leader in a continuous improvement organization.
  • Two years or more of experience in transformation/change agent role within an organization engaged in a Lean transformation preferred.

Physical Requirements:
  • Walking, standing.

Personal Protective Equipment:
  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

Cleveland Clinic Health System administers an influenza prevention program as well as a COVID-19 vaccine program. You will be required to comply with both programs, which will include obtaining an influenza vaccination, COVID-19 vaccination, or an exemption.

Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.

Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity poster.

Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities
More Information on Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Cleveland, OH. Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921. It has 35564 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 83 open jobs at Cleveland Clinic, click here.
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