Director - Project Services Group
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 8/18/2017

Job Description

Job:  Information Technology

Organization:  Adventist IT

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Jul 17, 2017, 1:10:16 PM

This position is responsible for all strategic and operational activities related to providing project management services in the areas of Project Management, Process Architecture, Quality Assurance and Project Management Center of Excellence. Services will be provided for corporate level strategic projects and other AIT-led projects. These can include software implementations, software upgrades, infrastructure implementations and upgrades, and construction projects. Responsibilities include activities and overall communication of these projects to the corporate entities and at the various AHS hospitals and other facilities as well as governance reporting and communication with corporate executive management. Will assist AIT executives with strategies for process improvements within the PSG. 


• Direct oversight of five (5) or more Senior Managers overseeing a team of 75+ employees

• Oversee the use and expansion of Organizational Change Management following Prosci/ADKAR principles within projects and other areas of process improvement requiring those services.

• Development and utilization of Process Architect services in the support of projects or other process improvement initiatives internal and external to AIT.

• Direct the continual service improvement process to ensure services provided align with the business needs of AHS.

• Works with other department leaders to implement AHS strategic initiatives using the services provided through the Project Services Group.

• Coordinates with facility project teams and executive management in the support of regional and local initiatives.

• Development and utilization of Quality Assurance services in the support of testing of applications.

• Oversee the development of project management methodology standards (PMBOK, Agile, etc.)

• Leads the efforts of the Project Management Center of Excellence team in the development of reporting capabilities, training and mentoring of functional project managers.

Job Requirements


• MS Project and MS Office Suite required.


• College degree is required. Master’s degree preferred


• Cerner implementation experience desired
• 7+ years’ experience in managing complex teams
• 3+ project services group management experience preferably in a healthcare environment.


• PMP required

Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.