This position is responsible for managing project scope, quality, schedule and cost for large scale, multi-facility, high risk projects. Provides project management expertise including leadership and consistent use of standard tools and methodology including waterfall and agile. Incumbent is expected to work with all levels of the organization across diverse areas and multiple states to implement solutions.
Plans, manages, and coordinates multiple assigned functional projects simultaneously, ensuring that stated goals and objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frames and funding parameters, which includes: reviewing project proposals/plans to develop recommended time frames and budgeting requirements; identifying and managing resource allocation needs; establishing work plans and staffing models; formulating and defining technical scope and objectives; identifying and scheduling project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks; and/or performing other related items associated with driving projects to successful completion and achievement of business outcomes.
Utilizes the work breakdown structure, users stories or appropriate methodology to drive the development and implementation of the integrated work plans: creates and implements issues management, risk management, communication, change management, and relationship management.
Coordinates, plans and facilitates meetings with project teams and coordinates the interaction with other departments using proven tools and techniques. Makes presentations to large audiences as required.
Carries out communication plan to ensure key stakeholder awareness. Serves as the primary liaison between the project sponsor and the project team. Fosters an environment that results in team cohesiveness and motivation. Proactively engages with project team using high touch methods like face to face communication and phone calls.
Manages and controls project progression to successful completion, including: identifying required tools and methods; monitoring schedules and budgets for compliance with established constraints; identifying and communicating lessons learned; developing transitioning plan from project to production; managing project documentation; and/or, performing other related activities. Ability to recognize when there is a need to shift to adapt and shift tactics as applicable to the needs and context of the project.
Mentors less experienced peers. Creates and maintains project management training materials. Provides project management training classes.
Leads development of standard project management tools and methodologies.
Must possess strong business and project management knowledge as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelor's degree in business, healthcare management, communications or related field and a minimum of 4 years project management experience in a healthcare environment or an equivalent combination of relevant education, technical, business and healthcare experience.
Depending on assigned area of responsibility, may require licensure in specialty area (i.e., Pharmacy, RRT, Nursing)
Must demonstrate general knowledge of healthcare and/or information technology. Needs experience in medium scale project planning and reporting either individual or team. Requires communication and presentation skills to engage non-technical and/or technical audiences. Requires ability to communicate and interact across facilities and at various levels. Incumbent will have skills to mentor less experienced team members.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.Scrum master certification.Lean certification/expertise.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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