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Job Category:
Project Management
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Job Description

The EPMO Project Manager is responsible for the successful planning and execution of projects as assigned by the Vice President of the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) or an EPMO Sr. Project Manager. Projects may be moderately to highly complex and could involve a diverse set of components, including healthcare processes and technology, business processes and technology, and construction. The successful EPMO Project Manager must be able to quickly adapt to different sizes and types of project, and must be able to communicate effectively with staff of different levels and personality types. The EPMO Project Manager also serves as a champion of project management best practices and standards throughout the Hoag enterprise.

Essential Functions:
- Successfully manage assigned projects through the entire project management life cycle, from initiation through execution and closure
- Apply PMBOK-compliant standards to project management activities, including, but not limited to, risk and issue management, scope management, schedule management, cost management, and benefits management
- Able to concurrently manage multiple projects that may be at various points of the project management life cycle
- Develop and maintain strong working, professional relationships with executive and functional staff associated with assigned projects
- Work collaboratively with project executives and project team members to successfully complete the project and its associated deliverables. Able to drive diverse teams to consensus and move teams toward achievement of interim milestones and project goals
- Serve as a liaison between the EPMO and the business unit sponsoring the assigned project, cascading necessary information as appropriate
- Coordinate, assign and monitor the performance of project team members in accordance with the baselined project schedule
- Demonstrate active awareness, with the ability to initiate, observe and listen to verbal and nonverbal interactions and events and process this input to adjust a course of action
- Actively monitor and report on the progress of projects against baselined artifacts. Work with project team members to monitor performance 
- Identify risks and issues and conduct follow-up on off-track/lagging projects and tasks. Develop strategies and action plans to resolve issues and mitigate risks. Escalate risk and issues as appropriate for timely resolution and mitigation
- Understand and articulate the impact of projects on the business function, the potential impact on associated functions, and how decisions are made regarding the project
- Complete ad hoc analyses as needed for each assigned project. Make solid assumptions and develop findings into actionable recommendations.
- Serve as point of contact between PMO structure and functional/initiative lead; cascade information as necessary and prepare leads for executive review meetings
- Notify Sr. Project Manager of developing situations to be monitored
- Successfully facilitate meetings
- Build and maintain an internal network for information support
- Proactively seek to develop own skills and those of project team members 
- Perform other duties as assigned
- It is anticipated that the first projects that the EPMO Project Manager will manage will be associated with Hoag's Cost Excellence (CE) program. The purpose of the CE program is to identify and implement initiatives that will realize cost savings and help improve value across the health system. The CE program is currently in progress and there are several initiatives that are either underway or pending. The EPMO Project Manager will manage multiple CE initiatives.


Education, Training and Experience

- 5+ years of total experience
- 3+ years of project management experience 
- Bachelor's Degree
- Experience with all phases of project management with demonstrated success across a variety of project types 

- Degree/concentration in engineering or business
- Consulting experience
- Master's Degree
- Experience managing healthcare-related projects and familiarity with healthcare provider industry
- Performance improvement experience (in support of anticipated Cost Excellence projects)

Skills or Other Qualifications

- Strong organization and project management skills. Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
- Exceptional and adaptive written and oral communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel from senior leadership to frontline staff
- Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings and deliver presentations with a wide variety of audiences
- Highly proficient in Microsoft Project and the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
- Strong leadership and team-building skills
- Customer- and results-oriented
- Business acumen, including organizational, marketplace and customer awareness and appreciation of the importance of business relationships
- General IT fluency
- Creative, self-confident, and flexible

- Project management certification (e.g., PMP, CAPM, PRINCE2)

About Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Located on the bayside bluffs overlooking Newport Beach, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian stands atop the list of the finest medical facilities in Southern California. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is a 511-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital that provides a quality work environment and quality lifestyle. This unique combination provides an enriching environment like no other.

A quality work environment and quality lifestyle enables our nurses to chart a satisfying course for every area of their lives - professional, family, friends and personal pursuits. Along with Hoag's commitment and family-oriented approach to providing the highest quality patient care, there is an indisputable pride in the way we fulfill our healing mission.

We invite you to be a part of the dynamic and rewarding career opportunities available at our top-rated medical facility, while enjoying the added luxury of the renowned Southern California lifestyle.

Take a look inside and we believe you'll see why there is no place like Hoag.

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