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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is looking for a Senior Project Manager to lead complex projects in both clinical and department operations/strategy. Areas of focus include: bump rate, access, growth, surgical efficiency, workforce planning, dashboard development, and implementation of strategic growth initiatives. The ideal candidate will have experience working in healthcare, be proficient in data and analytics, and have experience using Lean principles and/or other process improvement tools. The project manager will have support through a data and analytics team; however, the candidate should be able to run standard MIChart and other business intelligence reports. The project manager will report to the Chief Department Administrator and may have managerial responsibilities.
Responsible for the management, performance and completion of multiple concurrent projects and provide a single point of contact for those projects. Primary activities and decision making authority are predominately performed independently.
Lead Design and Implentation of Complex Projects: Patient Settings and Department Initiatives
Responsible for design through implementation phasesof project scope.
Effectively communicate stakeholder requirements to team members and assigns tasks.
Manage data and information required to make informed decisions.
Responsible for assessing workflow, operations, and strategic direction with the ability to define and implement solutions.
Provide analytic guidance to Department leadership.
Develop detailed work plans, schedules, status reports and projections for process improvements and department initiatives.
Establish and maintain excellent working relationships teams and stakeholders.
Effectively coordinate and facilitate planning and deliverables for projects and initiatives.
Ensure successful implementation of project plans.
Prepare written communications and presentations for a variety of audiences including senior leadership.
Conduct project meetings and manage project tracking.
Identify and assess issues, risks and interdependencies, determine system improvements and escalate issues when appropriate.
Coordinate and facilitate delivery of project objectives.
Proactively identify and raise issues, and make recommendations before such information is requested.
Ensure adherence to project deliverables and alignment with institutional policies, standards and benchmarks.
Resolve issues and manage changes and interventions to achieve project outputs; build consensus among stakeholders with disparate viewpoints.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, Master’s Degree preferred.
At least 5 years of experience leading complex quality improvement initiatives.
Ability to work independently.
Experience conceptualizing and implementing new systems, preferably in a healthcare setting.
Knowledge of Lean and other management principles.
Demonstrated experience dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to facilitate project team meetings and deliver presentations.
Excellent organizational skills and detail orientation.
Ability to multitask and prioritize.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience working in complex organizations.
Mastery of Microsoft Office applications.
Masters Degree in related field is preferred.
Six or more years of progressively responsible project management experience is desired.
Familiarity with clinical and surgical operations, both in and outpatient
Demonstrated experience or interest in Women’s Health
Knowledge of Michigan Medicine policies and procedures
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