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Full time
Job Category:
Project Management
Health Care & Medicine
Enterprise PMO Senior Project Manager
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Job Description


 Minimum Education

Specific Requirements and Preferences
MBA/MHA or equivalent in healthcare, information technology or general business.

Minimum Work Experience
5 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 5 years of related and progressive experience, preferably in healthcare and/or project management.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Demonstrates strong project/program management skills, leadership attributes (strategic thinking, ability to drive business change, sharing of organizational goals, leading multidisciplinary groups), ability to multi-task, excellent organizational skills and effective communication and presentation skills. Knowledge in project management, process redesign techniques and skills, audit techniques, financial analysis, problem solving, change management and customer service skills. Working knowledge of Visio, MS project, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Word

Required Licenses and Certifications

If not PMP certified, must obtain certification within 18 months of hire.

Functional Accountabilities

Project Management
  1. Develop project plans & timelines.
  2. Identify task’s status and highlight critical pathways and vulnerabilities.
  3. Ensure progress toward, and achievement of milestones.
  4. Identify and resolve obstacles/barriers to success and risks associated with project.
  5. Serve as the liaison among various stakeholders (clinical & non-clinical depts., IT services, vendor, etc.).
  6. Participate in ongoing Project Planning Activities to include Project Schedule development, Resource Allocation, and Issue Prioritization.
Issue Management
  1. Maintain issues list for assigned projects.
  2. Integrate resolution of ongoing operational issues into solution design as possible.
  3. Assure ongoing changes are incorporated into new application build and testing.
  4. Identify quality management and risk issues associated with the implementation and develop appropriate mitigation strategies.
Workflow Process Redesign
  1. Create, design, and review detailed current state workflow processes, and implement alternative solutions as appropriate.
  2. Understand project product’s benefits and limitations.
  3. Leverage technology to improve processes as appropriate.
  4. Facilitate change with end stakeholders.
Project Communication
  1. Develop communication plan for each initiative with assigned teams to include updates and status reports associated with each project.
  2. Develop and implement stakeholder satisfaction tools for each project to ensure stakeholder buy-in and satisfaction.
  3. Keep executives informed of progress, barriers, etc.
  4. Facilitate team discussions and provide detailed feedback and follow-through.
  5. Listen and provide feedback to end user suggestions and issues.
Staff Development
  1. Assist in development of templates and tools to improve project management organization wide.
  2. Mentor junior project managers and analysts in established project management techniques.
  3. Manage and train staff as assigned.

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.