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IT Project Manager

Traverse City, MI

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Posted on January 21, 2019

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About IT Project Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

With minimal supervision the Project Manager (PM) oversees projects from start to finish which typically involves single and/or multiple locations, one or more systems and impacts multiple areas. The Project Manager applies best practice project management principles and utilizes Project Office (PO) methodologies. The role of a Project Manager II is to manage medium project teams; assess, plan and execute medium projects with mid-level complexity; and communicate to sponsors, stakeholders, and project team members.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Experience/Education

  • Must have one of the following (required):

  • Associate’s degree (preferably IS/Business or healthcare emphasis) with 4 years’ relevant experience (IS/Business or healthcare)

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably IS/Business or healthcare emphasis) with 2 years relevant experience (IS/Business or healthcare)

  • 6 years in healthcare or IS/Business experience

  • Experience in Information Systems (IS) beneficial

  • Experience in healthcare beneficial

    Technical Knowledge

  • Experience with use of project methodology. required

  • Understands fundamental concepts, practices and procedures related to project management. required

  • Ability to work independently. required

  • Exhibits strong organization skills and evidence of methods for organizing work. required

  • Exhibits strong communication skills and uses appropriate tools and/or methods to keep project executives, stakeholders, and team members informed. required

  • Exhibits strong analytical skills and clearly communicates results. required

  • Exhibits commitment to ensure customer satisfaction. required

  • Ability to facilitate teams. required

  • Demonstrates accuracy, quality, and thoroughness where appropriate. required

  • Distinguishes between information that is critical and non-critical to problem resolution. required

  • Creates and/or revises methodology supported by the Project Office. required

    Miscellaneous

  • Keyboarding proficiency. required

  • Basic knowledge of MS Windows. required

  • Basic knowledge of MS Access, Excel, Outlook (email and calendar), PowerPoint, Project, Visio, and Word or equivalent. required

    ORGANIZATION:

Under the general supervision of a Manager but may receive advice and assistance from the Director of Information Systems, more senior Project Manager or Analyst(s). A working relationship with all Information Systems staff must be maintained.

A professional working relationship with staff from user departments, other regional healthcare facilities, and hardware vendors must be maintained.

The Project Manager is under the supervision of the on call Manager whenever the Manager is unavailable.

No managerial and supervisory responsibility.

COMMON TO ALL IS JOB DESCRIPTIONS REGARDLESS OF LEVEL:

  • Supports the Munson Medical Center mission statement.

  • Embraces and supports the Relationship Based Care philosophy of Munson Medical Center.

  • Safety is an individual’s responsibility. Know the physical requirements of the job and work within those guidelines. Perform job duties safely at all times, utilizing learned body mechanics and transferring / lifting techniques. Plan your actions to promote safety. Report any unsafe situation / equipment according to hospital procedure.

  • Contributes to the team orientation of the Information Systems and, as such, is responsible for proper communication with pertinent department members.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Core 10 Key Descriptors):

    Functional Knowledge – With minimal supervision oversees projects from start to finish which typically involves single and/or multiple locations, one or more systems and impacts multiple areas. Manages medium project teams; assess, plan and execute medium projects with mid-level complexity; and communicate to sponsors, stakeholders, and project team members.

  • Applies best practice project management principles.

  • Facilitates the team and vendors through the project lifecycle providing results that support the purpose of IT in a health care environment.

  • Facilitates creation, documentation, and approval of the project scope definition and objectives.

  • Manages the project scope and objectives.

  • Prepares and manages project budget.

  • Gains approval for and manages contracts and associated activity.

  • Facilitates gathering, validating, and documenting requirements.

  • Monitors project deliverables to ensure requirements are met.

  • Facilitates development of work breakdown structure, detailed work plans / schedule including project estimates and resource plans.

  • Manages project plan for adherence to scope, completion and quality of deliverables, availability of resources, within timeframe and budget.

  • Manages project issues and risks.

  • Reports project status.

  • Distinguishes between information that is critical and non-critical to problem resolution.

  • Creates and manages communication plan.

  • Ensures security procedures are followed with the selection and/or implementation of systems.

  • Assists with defining procedures for scheduled and unscheduled downtime.

  • Makes oneself available to customers and project team during critical periods.

    Contributions and Achievements

  • Demonstrates initiative and looks for opportunities for improvement.

  • Seeks involvement in large/complex projects that span IS and the organization.

  • Consistently delivers on tasks/assignments that challenge current development/skill level.

  • Participates in defining strategy and tactics.

    Business Knowledge

  • Demonstrates in-depth awareness of customers and their major business functions within area of expertise.

  • Recognizes opportunities for customers, such as process redesign/optimization or leveraging functionality of systems.

  • Understands technical solutions and works with vendors to find solutions.

  • Demonstrates general understanding of healthcare operations (outside area of expertise).

  • Participates in work outside specific area of business/expertise.

    Coaching and Mentoring

  • Actively seeks to mentor and develop junior team members and peers.

  • Actively seeks new ways to organize work to meet the skills and strengths of peers/junior team members.

  • Actively seeks learning opportunities to develop and challenge current skill level and to stay current with industry direction.

    Leadership

  • Leads medium projects groups using defined methodology.

  • Recognizes needs, proposes new ideas, and defines scope, requirements, and timetables.

  • Sees the bigger picture.

  • Listens well and leads team to effective decision-making.

  • Demonstrates effective negotiation skills.

  • Seeks opportunities to develop and understands own leadership style and capabilities.

  • Effectively prioritizes the work of self, project, and team members.

  • Demonstrates effective facilitation skills.

  • Resolves team conflicts.

  • Escalates appropriate issues fo

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