Project Manager
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 5/15/2017

Job Description



Job:  Information Technology

Organization:  Adventist IT

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Feb 14, 2017, 1:23:03 PM

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines, within budget and scope. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager acts as the leader on all assigned projects and takes ownership of those projects

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 


•         Direct and manage project development from beginning to end


•         Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders


•         Develop full-scale project plans


•         Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a concise, timely manner


•         Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis


•         Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals


•         Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary


•         Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company


•         Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary


•         Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders


•         Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel


•         Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team


•         Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path


•         Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools


•         Track project milestones and deliverables


•         Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations


•         Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas


•         Proactively manage changes to the project scope, schedule and budget


•         Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project


•         Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work


•         Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project

      Conduct project post-mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements



Job Requirements


•         Bachelor’s Degree or five years of work related experience


•         Five - seven years of experience managing projects


•        Experience managing projects with a minimum of ten resources assigned and project durations of at least six months


•       PMP Certification preferred

          Critical thinking and problem solving skills


•         Planning and organizing


•         Decision-making


•         Communication skills


•         Influencing and leading


•         Delegation


•         Team work


•         Negotiation


•         Conflict management


•         Adaptability


•         Stress tolerance

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.