Central Health

  • Project Manager

    Req No.
    2018-3261
    Company
    CommUnityCare Health Centers
    Name
    Kramer
    Address
    2115 Kramer Lane, Suite 100
    City
    Austin
    Category
    Professional
    State
    TX
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift Days
    M-F
    Shift Hours
    8:00 - 5:00
  • Overview

    Within CommUnityCare’s Project Management Office (PMO), the Project Manager will manage various projects supporting CommUnityCare’s mission of strengthening the health and well-being of the communities we serve.  The Project Manager may provide support to any of CommUnityCare’s projects which include, Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) projects, infrastructure projects, and/or clinical/operations focused projects.  DSRIP projects are part of an ongoing, larger effort led by Central Health and Community Care Collaborative to transform Travis County’s safety-net healthcare program into a seamless integrated delivery system and are associated with various metric, deliverable and outcome requirements that must be met within a set time frame. The Project Manager will work closely with CommUnityCare administration and health center team members to implement, monitor, assess and improve the performance of all PMO run initiatives.  All projects require gathering and interpreting data, developing and maintaining project schedules, maintaining and properly controlling project scope, collaboratively implementing projects, monitoring project budget, mitigating risks, fostering sustainable relationships with community partners and serving as a strategic thinking partner within the project team

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties:

    • Develop project work plans and manage and coordinate projects to include establishing work plans, leading team activities, managing day-to-day operational aspects of a project
    • Work with project team members or subject matter experts to define project scope, goals, resource requirements, timelines, and deliverables
    • Continually monitor and report project progress to stakeholders, identifying risk points and proposing solutions or escalating to leadership as needed
    • Identify risk points and propose solutions to problem areas; appropriately escalate issues that jeopardize the success of projects
    • Analyze programs or operations to determine how they affect other programs or operations and whether/how they could be better coordinated
    • Document existing operations or workstreams and analyzes potential changes to maximize coordination or efficiency.
    • Participate in strategic or operational planning exercises for the CommUnityCare
    • Perform other duties as assigned

     

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

     

    Knowdge of:

    • Project management principles
    • Clinical and administrative healthcare operations and, ideally, funding models
    • Principles and practices of business strategies, objectives, planning, development and management processes and process improvement
    • Short and long-term budgeting and forecasting

    Skill in:

    • Excellent project management skills
    • Excellent performance analysis and problem resolution skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to reconcile differences
    • Strong customer service mindset in working the internal and external customers
    • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Ability to understand complex data and relatively technical information
    • Thinking critically using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches
    • Performing complex operations in Microsoft Office Suite

    Ability to:

    • Develop and manage project documentation to support implementation through completion and/or scaling.
    • Work under minimal supervision, with a high capacity to multitask
    • Collaborate and coordinate effectively with key internal/external stakeholders, medical staff, administration, community partner agencies, regulatory agencies, and the public
    • Communicate complex information in clear and unambiguous terms to stakeholders, including Senior Leaders, other community stakeholders and health center management
    • Work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment while also driving toward clarity and solutions
    • Develop approaches for implementing an idea

     

    People Management/Department Management/Business Unit Management:

    • Direct service line operations and execution of initiatives, goals and programs.
    • Manage implementation of new service line initiatives and ensure coordination of strategy and initiatives.
    • Adheres to all local, state, and federal regulations
    • Leads complex organizational change efforts
    • Responds proactively to employee and customer needs and concerns

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree

     

    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 

    • 3 years of related experience with a Bachelors degree - OR- 
    • 1 year of related experience with a Masters degree

    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:  Ideal candidate will have experience in a clinical environment, either in an administrative or clinical capacity

     

    PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE:  Project Management Professional (PMP)

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