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Providence Health & Services Senior IS Project Manager - IT Healthcare in Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior IS Project Manager - IT Healthcare to work remotely from one of our footprint states which are inclusive of AK, WA, OR, MT, CA and or TX.

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We are seeking a Senior IS Project Manager - IT Healthcare who will :

  • Be accountable for one or more moderate to large, diverse and complex projects in the areas of information technology, clinical informatics, physician practice implementations, quality improvement, strategic objectives and goals.

  • Manage all aspects of projects with direct accountability to the ministry / hospital / clinic staff / project leadership and / or Executive Sponsor.

  • Support IS intake and governance teams as well as IS groups required to deploy IS services as defined

  • Quickly build collaborative relationships with ministry/hospital/clinic staff and leaders, to support their engagement efforts for the project

  • Serve as a primary point of contact between facility leadership and the resource managers of all IS teams and will require minimal supervision

  • Be accountable for working with and facilitating processes to accomplish program and project objectives

  • Manage change and resolve complex issues that span project teams and departments

  • Plan, organize, direct and supervise program activities in a standardized, cost effective and productive manner to achieve customer satisfaction

  • Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variables

  • Ensure projects are planned and executed in a manner that supports the Providence St. Joseph Health mission, integration and collaboration across the health system, and meets the organizational objectives

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:


  • Develop projects within a program in alignment with the organization’s strategic plans and objectives

  • Build support to influence decisions in order to ensure work toward common objectives

  • Proactively inform and influence others in order to maintain the balance required between business needs; project partner strategy and standards; and financial requirements and budgets

  • Facilitate strategic planning with internal customers for deployment of information technologies and/or major services and products


  • Manage client expectations from initial project identification and through the project lifecycle

  • Develop and gain sponsor approval and signoff of the project charter / scope and / or work breakdown schedule

  • Manage portfolio programs with increased complexity, strategic priority and / or visibility, system and/or regional priority

  • Develops and leads the project team to the delivery of successful project outcomes

  • Engage and organize the assignment of activities of multi-functional teams, as well as the project estimates, task dependencies and schedule

  • Builds and manages multiple, multi-functional collaborative project and / or work teams

  • Coordinates the activities of multi-functional teams, as well as the project budget, task dependencies and schedule

  • Scope, risk and issue management, including documenting, communicating and facilitating resolutions or mitigation plans

  • Develops, initiates and manages a communication plan, including regular project status reports

  • Delivers appropriate integration, training and implementation plans and activities

  • Manages stakeholders and multiple project teams in the context of a single project

  • Acts as a coach and mentor

  • May be required to supervise or manage Project Coordinators


  • Develops root cause analyses and process improvement plans

  • Maintains all project artifacts

  • Identifies, delivers and documents organizational, application and human workflows that contribute to policy and procedure updates throughout each project

  • Prepares and delivers presentations to senior leadership, management and stakeholders

Job Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems

  • Demonstrated ability to elicit, analyze and communicate business requirements from multiple customers across disparate functions

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion

  • Demonstrated planning and project oversight / management skills

  • Demonstrated management skills and the ability to work effectively to build relationships with executive management, department managers and project managers

  • Ability to identify and resolve problems and conflicts

  • Ability to exercise sound political and environmental judgment as appropriate to support successful project implementation

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in assessing and mitigating risks through risk planning

  • Demonstrated ability to inform and influence senior leadership, management and individuals in various parts of the organization to work toward successful outcomes


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management / Business Administration / Healthcare Administration / Clinical or a combination ofequivalent education / experience

  • Six (6) years Project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations

  • Six (6) years' experience leading medium to large complex projects using PM methodologies and software

  • Six (6) years' experience managing projects with multiple project teams, product development lifecycle, or quality lifecycle

  • Six (6) years' experience making formal and informal presentations to senior and executive management and key stakeholders

  • Six (6) years' experience developing and modifying process standards and objectives to a project as appropriate

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Project Management methodology based on PM principles

  • Project Management Professional designation (PMI) Certification

  • Certified Associate in Project Management (PMI) Certification

About the department you will serve.

Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Development

Location: Oregon-Beaverton

Other Location(s): Montana, California, Washington, Oregon, Texas, Alaska

Req ID: 330796