• Senior Project Manager (or) Project Manager

    Penn Medicine Philadelphia, PA 19133

    Job #2283759967

  • Description

    Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

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    Senior Project Manager (or) Project Manager

    Senior Project Manager

    As part of the UPHS Information Services Division project management office, oversee multiple projects and programs coordinating Applications teams, outsourced IT functions, external consultants, vendors, and UPHS departments and divisions. Responsible for managing the overall project and program lifecycle from system selection, project justification (ROI), budgeting process, staffing, delivery, closure, and transition to operations. Ongoing responsibilities include managing the program/project budget, development and management to the plan, coordination with hospital department and staff, risk assessment and mitigation, and problem resolution. Ensure the completion of programs/projects within budgets and project plans and the integration of these new systems with existing clinical, administrative and financial systems. Coordinate with IS and departmental management in the annual planning process. Participate in the management of the day-to-day delivery of IS services through appropriate personnel.

    Project Manager

    As part of the UPHS Information Services Division project management office, oversee projects coordinating Applications teams, outsourced IT functions, external consultants, vendors, and UPHS departments and divisions. Responsible for managing the overall project lifecycle from system selection, project justification (ROI), budgeting process, staffing, delivery, closure, and transition to operations. Ongoing project responsibilities include managing the project budget, development and management to the project plan, coordination with hospital department and staff, risk assessment and mitigation, and problem resolutions. Ensure the completion of projects within budgets and project plans and the integration of these new systems with existing clinical, administrative and financial systems. Coordinate with IS and departmental management in the annual planning process. Participate in the management of the day-to-day delivery of IS services through appropriate personnel.

    Senior Project Manager

    Education and Experience:

    • Undergraduate degree required

    • Current Internal Penn Medicine Information Services division employees may be considered with proof of active and continued enrollment in an approved bachelor degree program

    • Minimum 7 years of project management experience with demonstrated increase in responsibility and project complexity required

    • Minimum Certifications, Registry and/or Licenses Required:

    • Project Management Professional designation preferred

    Skill Requirements:

    • Demonstrated knowledge and application of Program / Project Management disciplines in a complex Information Systems environment required

    • Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare operations and systems desired

    • Demonstrated experience in evaluating, managing the development of, and implementing custom and packaged software projects

    • Demonstrated experience managing programs consisting of multiple projects and project teams

    • Demonstrated experience working with business and clinical management at the highest levels of an organization

    • Working knowledge of applications development, database management and operating systems is desirable

    • Ability and experience coordinating the activities and deliverables of two to ten staff on a project team from various areas of an organization

    • Demonstrated experience in the use of Project Management tools and methodologies (Project Plans, work breakdown structures, testing artifacts, go-live planning, etc.)

    • Able to deliver clear and concise product presentations and to write clearly and effectively

    • Strong business analyst skills, specifically with business and functional requirements development

    Project Manager

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree required.

    • Current Internal Penn Medicine Information Services division employees may be considered with proof of active and continued enrollment in an approved bachelor degree program

    • Minimum of five years related experience required

    (or)

    • Masters degree required

    • Minimum of three years of related experience.

    Required Skills:

    • Demonstrated knowledge and application of Project Management disciplines in a complex Information Systems environment required

    • Demonstrated experience in evaluating, managing the development of, and implementing custom and packaged software projects

    • Ability and experience coordinating the activities and deliverables of two to ten staff on a project team from various areas of the organization

    Preferred Skills:

    • Project Management Professional designation preferred

    • Working knowledge of applications development, database management and operating systems is desirable

    • Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare operations and systems desired

    • Ability to work successfully in a matrix managed environment

    Other Skills:

    • Able to deliver clear and concise product presentations and to write clearly and effectively

    • Strong business analyst skills, specifically with business and functional requirements development

    As part of our COVID-19 response, this position may currently be offering partial or full remote work. However, in the near future this position will require full or partial on-site work.

    Be a part of the exciting and ground-breaking upcoming years for the Penn Medicine Information Services department! Because growth is essential to continuing to meet the current and future needs of patients, Penn Medicine continues to expand its capabilities. Penn Medicine's Information Services (IS) Department focuses its efforts on the clinical and financial systems that support the day-to-day operations of six (6) hospitals, several satellite practices, and more than 8,923 physicians.

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    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law. REQNUMBER: UPHS-INFOR-143162