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Providence Health & Services Principal IS Project Manager in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Principal IS Project Manager to Enterprise Information Services in Seattle, WA.

We are seeking a Principal IS Project Manager to be accountable for one or more large, diverse and complex projects in the areas of information technology, clinical informatics, physician practice implementations, quality improvement, strategic objectives and goals. Manages all aspects of projects with direct accountability to the ministry / hospital / clinic staff / project leadership and / or Executive Sponsor. The Principal Project Manager will support IS intake and governance teams as well as IS groups required to deploy IS services as defined.

The Principal Project Manager should be able to quickly build collaborate relationships with ministry/hospital/clinic staff and leaders, to support their engagement efforts for the project. The Principal Project Manager is the primary point of contact between facility leadership and the resource managers of all IS teams and will require minimal supervision.

The Principal Project Manager is also accountable for working with and facilitating processes to accomplish program and project objectives, managing change and resolving complex issues that span project teams and departments. This is accomplished by planning, organizing, directing and supervising program activities in a standardized, cost effective and productive manner to achieve customer satisfaction. This position relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variables.

The Principal Project Manager ensures projects are planned and executed in a manner that supports the Providence St. Joseph Health mission, integration and collaboration across the health system, and meets the organizational objectives.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develops projects within a program in alignment with the organization’s strategic plans and objectives.

  • Builds support to influence decisions in order to ensure work toward common objectives.

  • Manage client expectations from initial problem identification and through the project lifecycle.

  • Develop and gain sponsor approval and signoff of the project charter / scope and / or work breakdown schedule.

  • Engage and organize the assignment of activities of multi-functional teams, as well as the project estimates, task dependencies and schedule.

  • Builds and manages multiple, multi-functional collaborative project and/or work teams.

  • Delivers appropriate integration, training and implementation plans and activities.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, project management, healthcare admin or clinical field or equivalent education/experience.

  • Minimum of eight (8) years project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations leading large, diverse and complex projects.

  • Minimum of eight (8) years project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations expertise and application of Project Management methodology based on project management principles.

  • Minimum of eight (8) years Project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations incorporating process improvement methodologies into large scale projects.

  • Minimum of eight (8) years Project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations facilitating complex decision making among multiple executive stakeholders with different interests and priorities.

  • Demonstrated ability to elicit, analyze and communicate business requirements from multiple customers across disparate functions.

  • Understanding of local integrated delivery systems of a large, multi-site health system

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.

  • Effectively manages project deadlines and escalates issues as appropriate

  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate results to choose the best solutions and solve problems.

  • Demonstrated experience as a speaker in a professional presentation environment, such as conferences and association meetings.

  • Superior judgment, problem solving and cognitive skills

  • Superb written and oral communication skills on interpersonal and technical levels.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in assessing and mitigating risks through risk planning.

  • Demonstrated experience in business development and/or strategic and tactical planning and execution including marketing, communications and financial planning.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Information Technology, project management, healthcare admin or clinical field.

  • Coursework/Training in Project Management.

  • Certifications in process optimization such as Six Sigma, Lean, CQIA or other nationally recognized program.

  • Project Management Professional designation (PMI) certification

  • Certified Associate in Project Management (PMI) Certification

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: IT Project/Program Management

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 243858

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