Industrial Engineer II-F/T-Care Transformation (UTower)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-10
Req: R100042913
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami Health Systems has an exciting opportunity for an Industrial Engineer II. The Industrial Engineer I manages and supports initiatives that facilitate and improve the delivery of information technology. This position identifies opportunities for the design of new processes considering different innovative methodologies that will help achieve operational excellence within the University. The incumbent will oversee the coordination of personnel and resources required to successfully complete projects. He/she will work with cross-functional teams to promote best practices in process improvement, process design, and metrics. Analyzes established systems, methods, practices and procedures to evaluate their effectiveness utilizing existing information and make recommendations for improved processes and procedures. Identifies improvement opportunities within a designated initiative, using data and statistical models to support the findings and proposed optimization strategies. Integrates people, equipment, facilities and other resources to improve work results, operating efficiency, effectiveness, productivity and/or adaptation to new requirements. Enhances University processes to maintain efficiency, reduce cost, and improve sustainability. Develops, and recommends configurations for optimized processes from inception through to start up. Develops and deploys tools and methodologies for process design and optimization throughout the university. Supports different functions by gathering critical data points, and creating KPIs aligned to business goals. Performs root cause analysis on key issues. Drives waste and non-value added activities out of business processes. Participates in future state of process design. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Industrial / Management Engineering, Nursing, Accounting, Finance, Healthcare, Data Science, Statistics, Economics, or a closely related field
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • A minimum of two years of experience using a programming language such Python, R, T-SQL, PL-SQL, SAS, Minitab, and/or other languages that have well developed data analytics packages for supported advanced analytics
  • Minimum 3 years experience in healthcare setting, computer science, consulting, lean sigma sic, and.or operational analysis
  • A minimum of three years of business management experience with strong clinical operational background performing or managing productivity, finance and/or workforce management projects
  • Requires advanced computer skills with a strong knowledge of spreadsheet programs.
  • Ability to prepare clinical reporting, provide analysis and run statistical analysis the organization can use to make operational changes, target specific goals and refine processes

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 11/11/2020
Application Due: 2/9/2021
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