Under general supervision, coordinates multiple projects from a small to large scale. Manages status reporting, stability of assigned project-oriented work efforts, customer expectations for contracted time, cost, and requirements definitions. Provides a single point of contact for project assignments. Assembles project plans and teamwork assignments. Directs and monitors work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, facilitating quality reviews, and escalating functional, quality, or timeline issues appropriately. Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, schedule, budget, issues, risks, and resources of the work effort being managed.
The Project Manager of the Colorado Regional Disaster Health Response System (CORDHRS) will require extensive collaboration and coordination with the State, local, and federal government; healthcare and public health partners; professional organizations; and, health care providers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Manages multiple projects from small to large sized scope.
2. Builds and manages all project deliverables; directs, monitors, and validates project team member performance; drives project work efforts to ensure adherence to project scope, schedule, and budget; identifies risk and develops appropriate response strategies; identifies and manages issues to include appropriate escalations.
3. Educates sponsors, stakeholders, project team members, and affected users/staff on the project management process and any relevant policies and procedures; proactively promotes gathering of feedback and recommendations from all customers.
4. Develops and executes appropriate communication strategies with all key project stakeholders to ensure project success; ensures all project communications are organized, accurate, comprehensive, created for the target audience, and timely.
5. Develops and maintains relationships with stakeholders to maintain active engagement and support, thereby ensuring all project tasks are addressed in a timely manner and handled with mutual respect, trust, and excellence.
6. Monitors and communicates significant changes to project initiatives to ensure adherence to project scope, schedule and budget commitments while meeting customer expectations.
7. Actively participates in and leads (when appropriate) formal and informal department, team, and organization functions.
8. Monitors key performance indicators throughout the department, identifying areas for greater effectiveness, efficiency, and overall improvement.
9. Collaborates proactively with other departments and serves as an advocate to the organizational initiatives.
10. Participates in the improvement projects by collaborating with team members to support department initiatives for growth.
11. Participates in team, department, and/or organizational Lean events.
12. Advocates and champions continuous improvement of project management processes; leverages and strives to expand knowledge of identified project management tools.
13. Works collaboratively across the state to manage the planning, coordination, and execution of the Colorado Regional Disaster Health Response System (CORDHRS).
14. Develops and monitors project impact/outcomes of CORDHRS targets.
15. Employs applicable Denver Health and project management quality assurance processes.
16. Develops and implements quality control plans for all project deliverables to ensure appropriately high standards are achieved on a consistent basis.
17. Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
1. Bachelor's degree required.
2. Master's degree preferred.
3. Two years' experience in project management required.
4. Experience in a healthcare environment preferred.
5. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree:
a. Associate's degree and five years in a dedicated project management role
b. High school diploma/GED and eight years in a dedicated project management role
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Demonstrate knowledgeable understanding of project management principles, processes, methodologies and tools.
2. Knowledge of risk and change management techniques.
3. Ability to assist in the performance management process for project members.
4. Ability to manage several small to large projects simultaneously.
5. Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
6. Ability to make important and informed decisions under pressure.
7. Problem-solving and time management skills.
8. Proven leadership skills.
Computers and Technology
1. Proficient in Microsoft Office packages (including Microsoft Project Professional) .
Certificates, Licenses and Registration
1. Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) preferred.
2. FEMA IC 100, 200, 700, 800 preferred.
Location Administrative Offices
Work Type Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
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