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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pathology & Immunology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The IT Project Manager (PM) II will be responsible for the coordination and completion of both technical and non-technical projects for department of Pathology & Immunology. Primarily supporting the clinical informatics team and laboratory operations groups. The ideal candidate will serve as a steward of resources, technology, and operational workflows needed to support and enable the delivery of services for laboratory. The position will work closely with the Director of Clinical Operations and Director of Clinical Informatics, as well as faculty and will be responsible for a wide-range of strategic projects that involve high-profile stakeholders in the department, as well as partners at BJC Healthcare.
The PM is involved in all facets of the laboratory and project management for large-scale, complex projects involving informatics and laboratory service-based approaches and technologies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: project design and initiation, resource allocations, stakeholder engagement, marketing and communications, time and budget estimation, setting timelines and documenting milestones, project tracking, meeting facilitation, and issue resolution. Must have outstanding written and spoken communication skills and function as both a subject matter expert and workflow manager. Oversees many aspects of projects and may be responsible for managing multiple projects simultaneously. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Will report to the director of clinical informatics and director of clinical operations.
As noted above, this role works across the department with informatics and laboratory leaders as well as the BJC Healthcare system, and involves regular interaction with leaders and staff at all levels of the Department of Pathology to build consensus, identify risks, and achieve project objectives.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serve as the project lead for complex laboratory focused projects, involving the use of information technology, software solutions, and workflow optimization and/or tracking and evaluation efforts. Establish priorities on a range of concurrent projects and determine benefits and risks associated with project implementations and deadlines.
Design and manage multiple project dashboards, project plans, and work breakdown structures, including information, such as project objectives, technologies, information specifications, schedules, staffing, and communication plans.
Manage the gathering, analysis, and summary of diverse stakeholder requirements, and synthesizes such information into project and technical planning artifacts.
Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems; work with university procurement and legal resources on contracting and statements.
Identify, review, or select vendors or consultants to meet project needs, acting as a liaison with internal customers and external vendors. Assess current or future customer needs and priorities through communicating directly with customers, conducting surveys, or other methods.
Implement software and other tools to improve efficiency in project management.
Develop and manage project charter, timelines, and deliverables.
Develop and update project plans, including information such as project objectives, technologies, information specifications, schedules and staffing.
Prepare project status reports/dashboards.
Establish and execute project communication plans.
Monitor and track project milestones and deliverables.
Graduation from a college or university plus four years of experience in a related field. Additional project management experience in the field of work may be substituted for the required education.
Project Management Certification
Possess an aptitude for patience, professionalism, tactfulness and empathy.
Ability to assess the specific needs of the customer and be able to communicate these to a project team.
Ability to work with high end stakeholders and negotiate the political landscapes that may exist in the enterprise.
Possess the ability to clearly communicate with clients and team members through spoken word and in writing.
Strong analytical and project management skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
Technical expertise to assist in decision making and analysis.
Some experience in healthcare, research, or higher education.
Ability to apply experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Ability to manage larger and more complex projects within the institution.
Capable of preparing reports for upper management to assess status of project.
Knowledgeable of project processes, such as creating Charters and Business requirements to compiling project metrics.
The hiring range for this position is $78,874 - $104,499 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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