Calance Job Opening

Job TitleProject Manager (Healthcare Experience) - ID:34903
Start DateASAP
Job SkillsHealthcare, Six sigma
Locationpasadena, CA
Date Posted11/13/2019

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JOB SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, provides specialized, professional level support in areas of advanced
complexity such as project scope and feasibility of potential projects and plan development. Manages and
oversees the integrated project plans for large, medium, and/or small scale projects including
implementation schedules and resource estimates for significant projects. Assesses risk and cost
estimates for major, long-term projects. Provides process leadership to client departments in the
implementation of complex projects. May supervise or provide functional direction to assigned staff and/or

1. Uses independent judgment to plan and coordinate project scope and deliverables. Takes projects from original
concept through final implementation, integrating structured project management methodology. Ensures that realistic
project, quality, change control and risk management processes are maintained; makes recommendations and
provides updates to senior leadership on project progress.
2. Provides practice and project leadership to the project team, and takes appropriate action where team performance
deviates from agreed parameters.
3. May participate in departmental management team; may supervise or provide functional direction to assigned staff
and/or volunteer employees.
4. Participates in the research and develops strategic analysis and initial proposal process for large scale, information
technology projects of advanced complexity; projects are typically in support of system strategic initiatives as directed
by executive leadership.
5. Provides consultation to internal and external contacts by applying technical expertise and utilizing conflict/problem
resolution as needed. Works with senior leadership in developing project funding source; monitors costs, timescales
and resources used, and takes action where these deviate from agreed-on tolerances.
6. Provides specialized analysis and consultation on the design and implementation of effective administrative
processes, to include process analysis, redesign, and organizational effectiveness.
7. Manages the project change control procedure, and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned
cost, timescale and resource budgets, and are approved. Works with all project participants to ensure that changes to
the work environment, as a result of any project, are fully examined and processed according to established change
management processes.
8. Acts as representative of the project team for the project management aspect when providing project status to senior
leadership and stakeholders.
9. Creates and facilitates communications for project teams, sponsors, and system constituents. Provides regular and
accurate reports to executive management and stakeholders as appropriate.
10. Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to evolving methodologies for technical project execution and may lead
the adoption of new methods.

Bachelor’s degree required. Preferably in Healthcare, Information Technology or related field. Master's degree in
related field preferred.

Minimum five years of experience in Information Technology, healthcare, or related field, including direct management
of complex projects required.

Project Management Professional (PMP) required.
Process improvement certification, such as Six Sigma Green or Black Belt, preferred.

Excellent communications skills (verbal and written); able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
Demonstrated proficiency with project management principles, practices, techniques and tools.
Skill in the use of project management software, such as MS Project and portfolio management solutions.
Knowledge of IT (information technology), to include a range of hardware, software, and/or infrastructure.
Skill in providing/presenting technical information and concepts to senior management.
Group facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively in a team environment.
Ability to guide project team(s) in resolution of problems, concerns, challenges.
Ability to analyze complex project problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions for
senior management.

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