Project Manager, Office of Community Engagement & Support (OCES)
Oregon Health and Science University
Location: Portland, Oregon
Internal Number: 2021-14153
The Office of Community Engagement and Support (OCES) is a division within the School of Medicine, Dean's Office, with a vision of positioning OHSU as the partner of choice in clinical affiliations through coordinated provision of talent and expertise. OCES primary goals include standardizing approaches for recruitment, contracts, and onboarding of OHSU Clinical Associates and to assist with the integration of community physicians into the OHSU infrastructure. Working in close association with the OCES Leadership, this position will be responsible for implementing, administering and coordinating various OCES projects.
The Project Manager will support the OHSU Practice Plan (OPP) executive leadership team and School of Medicine departmental leaders by executing strategic initiatives and projects across the health care system and with our external partners designed to reduce duplication, improve and standardize processes, and improve communication and stakeholder satisfaction. This position is responsible for project planning and implementations including defining scope, resources, execution, monitoring of status and risk, quality assurance, and closure. THe Project Manager serves as a primary liaison and central point of contact between the OPP, the SOM clinical departments, and our executive team at external partners. Duties of the position include:
Program Management & Program Development:
Develop and execute project plans for key priorities identified by the OPP leadership team. Direct work to develop key processes to promote operational effectiveness between partner hospitals and internal constituents. Define project scope, goals, and deliverables.
Define tasks and required resources needed for project completion. Monitor and report on project progress. Identify barriers as well as problems and solutions. Ensures assigned projects are delivered within scope, schedule and budget and quality levels are consistent with partner and customer expectations. Drive work with affiliate service lines as well as operational leaders in HR, Med Staff, billing, IT to accomplish strategic and operational objectives.
Develop standard work for program development across divisions, departments and central services to reduce duplication and provide value to our external partners.
Affiliate Relationship Management:
Work closely with affiliate leadership and affiliate relationship manager to communicate and coordinate project management and program development activities. Introduces OHSU best practices and care models learned and in practice at OHSU.
Manage across cultural differences and relationships within administrative structures.
Financial Analysis Oversight:
Responsible for coordinating proforma development alongside department leadership and OHSU Finance to project financial impacts of program development across the OHSU Health System.
Track project expenses (anticipated vs. actual) to keep projects within budget.
Strategic Planning and Development:
Develop strategic direction for the department for growth and role development in alignment with shared strategic goals.
Reviews and recommends changes, as appropriate, to the clinical services offered by affiliate organizations in support of the shared strategic objectives for OHSU.
Demonstrates a high level of initiative in managing growth and expansion of provider practices, maximizing practice resources, and partnering with leadership to accomplish goals.
Help identify stakeholders and the best methods for project execution, obtaining buy in and strategies for effective communication. Attend MD alignment committee meetings as well as other meetings to present information and status reports.
Serve as the central point of contact for community engagement activities and field questions from external and internal clients.
Bachelor's degree in Health Care, Business Administration, Management, Public Administration or closely related field
Coursework in CAP (change acceleration process), Lean, or Six Sigma
A minimum of five years of progressive project or program management experience preferably in a health care setting
Two of the required years must have included administration or oversight of an on-going project or program
Experience working in a Lean/Agile/Scrum/ Kaban environment
In depth understanding of project management and new business development as well as an understanding of health care systems
Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Superb organizational skills and the ability to manage cross functional teams.
Advanced Excel skills and data analysis skills
Excellent decision making and leadership capabilities
Ability to interact with all levels of management including executive level
Adaptability and ability to thrive in a collaborative environment
Customer focused and excellent communication skills; conflict resolution experience
Masters Degree in Healthcare Management, Public Health, or Business
Proficiency and familiarity with Epic and other OHSU systems and processes
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