A remarkable team of nearly 30,000 caring professionals comes together each day at UW Medicine to improve the health of the public. For us, working here is not just a job—it’s a calling. As providers, faculty, scientists, staff and administrators from diverse backgrounds, we are united by our dedication to excellence in providing patient-centered care, conducting innovative research and teaching the next generation of healthcare professionals.
UW Medicine Faculty Practice Plan Services (FPPS) supports UW Physicians (UWP), a practice group for more than 1,800 physicians and other healthcare professionals associated with UW Medicine. UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Medical Center - Northwest, the UW School of Medicine, Valley Medical Center, and Airlift Northwest. UWP members also practice at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, a partnership of UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Seattle Children’s Hospital.
FPPS has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (65% FTE | 26 hours/week), day shift, CHANGE, COMMUNICATIONS, AND LEARNING PROJECT MANAGER (Program Operations Specialist) in support of the Applications & PMO Department.
The Change, Communications and Learning Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing end-to-end change management, communication and learning needs for UWP internal or special projects as designated by the PMO Manager. The PMO CCL PM acts as a project change champion at UWP, manages project and program communications, and supports overall UWP communications. The CCL PM will support the PMO Manager in developing project and program communication and learning strategies that will ensure the success of internal and external projects. This is a part-time position requiring experience in leading communication programs, change programs and project or program communications. Strong candidates excel in managing change, relationship building, project management, analytical, learning theory, and communication and facilitation skills. They have experience leading communication programs, change programs and projects within or across multiple teams. They are capable of identifying or developing champions and advocates for early adoption of new processes and effectively manage change.
Assists PMO Manager and UWP leadership in managing communication and change tools for UWP internal programs, initiatives and projects; responsible for design, development and deployment of communication tools including stakeholder assessments/interviews, communication plans, change strategy tools and communication guidelines
Designs curriculum for, and conducts basic training for UWP internal programs or projects
Assists UWP leadership to identify and support internal and external planning and communication needs for special projects including internal strategic plans
Works with UWP Supervisors, Managers, and Directors and may work with Executive Director
Works with external stakeholders and/or UW Medicine leadership and/or SoM leadership or other organizational project structures to successfully coordinate joint project communications
Develops, designs, and conducts onboarding and training for new employee orientations to UW Physicians and the Columbia Tower in partnership with the PMO Education & QA teams
Project or Program management of UWP programs or projects as designated by the PMO Manager
Develops strong and trusted relationships with key internal stakeholders (your customers)
Advocates for internal customer needs, achieving buy-in from stakeholders and influencing cross-functional teams to achieve deliverables
Performs other duties, as assigned
Bachelors’ degree in healthcare related field, computer science, business or related field required. Equivalent combination of experience and at least two years post-secondary education may be considered
5-8 years’ experience working collaboratively with key stakeholders across multiple levels, experience leading or designing onboarding programs, communications experience using standard communication tools, experience managing projects or programs
Experience in academic healthcare strongly preferred
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt from an accredited institution preferred
Certified in Program Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
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