The Project Manager (PM) facilitates the planning coordinating and communicating of projects that advance professional nursing practice across nursing services while transfer knowledge and mentoring team members in project management. This department has responsibility for developing and implementing numerous complex programs that require coordination and communication with stakeholders across diverse setting and divisions. PMs are accountable for supporting the professional practice leaders in developing project plans that guide progressive improvement, team and stakeholder collaboration, communication of project progress and accountability for work completion. The PM is responsible for facilitating follow up on identified deliverables, keeping the project timeline on target and prioritizing strategies and tactics.
The PM manages the initial development of assigned projects by preparing and updating documents that will establish priorities, action items, and schedule. The PM guides Professional Practice Leaders (PPLs) in obtaining review and approval of key constituents to reflect agreement with the project scope, key outcomes, and resources allocation. The PM mentors the PPLs in project management and communication of project updates and guidance through the project delivery process.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
The PM has frequent contact with OHSU stakeholders, operations staff, providers, and external stakeholders, in person, in writing and by telephone to exchange information and coordinate the work of people in related activities.
The PM works with considerable autonomy under the general supervision of the Director and in partnership with the PPLs. The PM seeks guidance and clarification as needed.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work locations will vary, including academic and hospital environments both on and off campus. Travel may be required throughout the Portland Metro area. Environmental exposures vary considerably between interior climate controlled environments to open exterior environments. Either environment may be exposed to inclement weather, uneven ground and work surfaces, noise, wind, heights, confined spaces and various other construction site conditions.
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