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Continuous Improvement Specialist II

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Cleveland Clinic Cleveland , OH 44114

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

Manages medium to large improvement activities or projects leveraging project management tools to deliver results. Partners with Department leaders to holistically manage projects. Teaches, facilitates and coaches continuous improvement and project management.

Current Department Employees Only Need Apply.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads medium sized projects leveraging intermediate continuous improvement and project management tools.

  • 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.

  • Teaches, facilitates and coaches intermediate process improvement and project management to others.

  • Applies the CI model in the context of delivering projects.

  • Builds relationships with from frontline and middle management and some senior leaders.

  • 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.


  • Green Belt, Shingo Bronze, or Project Management Professional (PMP).

  • Masters Degree can take the place of certification

Work Experience:

  • Minimum four years business or healthcare experience or 3 years with Master's degree.

  • Minimum two years process improvement or project management.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with all organizational levels.

  • Health care experience preferred.

  • Ability to assist groups in building continuous improvement systems that enable ideal behaviors and results.

  • Demonstrated ability to teach/coach/advise managers and caregivers regarding continuous improvement principles and practices and role of leader in a continuous improvement organization.

Physical Requirements:

  • Walking, standing.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) 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's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. 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 facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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