The COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center Project Manager is a new position that will be dedicated to UW Medicine’s internal and external clinical and public health response to the global pandemic, novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This is a temporary, full-time, and benefit-eligible project appointment. Anticipated to be twelve months in duration. The Project Manager will provide project management services to support the successful evaluation and implementation of key programs within the UW Medicine Emergency Operations Center for COVID-19, including efforts related to programs (Health System Incident Command, Entity-based Incident Command, Health System Operations, Health System Planning, Health System Logistics, Health System Finance/Administration, Public Information/Media/Communications, Medical Technical, Compliance/Risk Management, etc.).
The ideal candidate will possess strong project management and facilitation skills, a high degree of attention to detail, critical-thinking skills, and have excellent communication skills.
Support implementation of approved programmatic strategies to advance UW Medicine’s identification and care for person(s) with symptoms consistent with COVID-19, while protecting the health and safety of all staff, patients, and visitors
Lead project management for the UW Medicine Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 projects
Produce daily written reports on situation updates regarding UW Medicine response to COVID-19
Ensure the accurate collection, organization and submission of daily reporting, to multiple portals, on COVID-19 status information for UW Medicine
Coordinate and communicate across UW Medicine entities to ensure consistent reporting
Organize analytical data from multiple internal electronic sources
Continually evaluate and implement process improvements and adjustments to adapt to changes in reporting requirements
Consolidate resources and develop tools to assist the UW Medicine COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center - Medical Technical Team
Organize resources, tools, and information sharing platforms for the UW Medicine COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center - Medical Technical Team
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Health, or other related field
At least four to five (4-5) years of progressively increasing program management and project management experience (health system experience preferred)
Strong project management and organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in building, maintaining and utilizing browser-based collaboration and document management platforms (e.g., SharePoint, Teams)
Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
Efficient in documentation and data management and facilitation of information across multiple stakeholders
Inquisitive of processes and able to ensure intent of programs are maintained for accuracy and compliance purposes
An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements
Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Business Administration, or other related field preferred
Experience in emergency preparedness or emergency response operations preferred
UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center (HMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), Valley Medical Center (VMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.