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Providence Health & Services Principal IS Project Manager, Epic Implementations in Burbank, California


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Principal IS Project Manager, Epic Implementations to to Providence Health & Services in Burbank CA, Torrance CA, Irvine CA, Anaheim CA, Portland OR, Beaverton OR, Seattle WA or Renton WA.

We are seeking a Principal IS Project Manager – PSJH to be accountable for one or more large, diverse and complex projects in the areas of information technology, clinical informatics, physician practice implementations, quality improvement, strategic objectives and goals. Manages all aspects of projects with direct accountability to the ministry / hospital / clinic staff / project leadership and / or Executive Sponsor. The Principal Project Manager will support IS intake and governance teams as well as IS groups required to deploy IS services as defined.

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.

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

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

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

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

  • Deliver appropriate integration, training and implementation plans and activities.

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

  • Develop root cause analyses and process improvement plans.

  • Maintain all project artifacts.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, project management, healthcare admin or clinical field Or equivalent educ/experience.

  • 7 years Project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations leading large, diverse and complex projects.

  • 7 years Project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations expertise and application of Project Management methodology based on project management principles.

  • 7 years Project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations incorporating process improvement methodologies into large scale projects.

  • 7 years Project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations facilitating complex decision making among multiple executive stakeholders with different interests and priorities.

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

  • Understanding of local integrated delivery systems of a large, multi-site health system

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.

  • Effectively managers to project deadlines and escalates issues as appropriate

  • Ability to analyst information, evaluate results to choose the best solutions and solve problems.

  • Demonstrated experience as a speaker in a professional presentation environment, such as conferences and association meetings.

  • Superior judgment, problem solving and cognitive skills

  • Superb written and oral communication skills on interpersonal and technical levels.

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

  • Demonstrated experience in business development and/or strategic and tactical planning and execution including marketing, communications and financial planning.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • EHR (Electronic Health Record) Implementation experience strongly preferred (EPIC or other).

  • Healthcare software implementation experience

  • Large scale acute or ambulatory setting experience

  • Masters degree in a related field.

  • Experience in incorporating process improvement methodologies into large scale projects; Certifications in process optimization such as Six Sigma, Lean, CQIA or other nationally recognized certifications.

  • Project management Professional designation (PMI) Certification.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence St. Joseph health from Alaska to California. 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

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Project & Program Management (Non-Clinical)

Location: Oregon-Beaverton

Other Location(s): California-Torrance, Oregon-Portland, Washington-Renton, Washington-Seattle, California-Anaheim, California-Burbank, California-Irvine

Req ID: 232790