Leads projects which are complex, multi-disciplinary, and/or enterprise-wide as directed by the SVP/President. Responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, executive control, and completion of all phases of multiple and simultaneous projects assigned while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments, and goals of the organization. Responsible for team development, monitoring, and guidance. Accountable for work process analysis and improvement, data analysis and creative problem solving, and facilitation of various strategic initiatives.
Job Specific Duties
Manages multiple complex projects as directed by the SVP/President.
Assists SVP/President with developing, planning, and executing of strategic and organizational initiatives. Collaborates with senior leadership as directed by SVP/President to achieve goals. Partners with the Office of Process Improvement to ensure all projects and initiatives employ lean methodology and include sustainability plans.
Represents SVP/President in task forces, committees, and multidisciplinary teams as assigned.
Identifies issues or needs that arise throughout the organization that are cross-functional and require SVP/President guidance. Evaluates and analyzes issues and presents findings to executive leaders for effective decision making. Presents recommendations orally and in writing in a clear and concise format.
Identifies key project stakeholders and interdependencies to establish project team to carryout project activities.
Plans and directs project activities to ensure deliverables are within scope of project and achieved within the budget and timeframe outlined.
Maintains regular communications with stakeholders regarding project status.
Revises work plans as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements while ensuring engagement with stakeholders to identify and track benefits.
Establishes project quality standards, monitors project status, and maintains project plans on schedule.
Minimum Job Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Health Administration, Business Administration, or related field
7-10 years of project management experience in healthcare environment
7-10 years of hospital financial and operational data analysis
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Master's degree preferred.
Lean/Six Sigma Training skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills with aptitude for physician relations.
Excellent analytical skills.
Ability to problem solve and provide conflict resolution.
Good written and oral communication skills with ability to tailor communication to multiple levels within the organization.
Understanding of the overall healthcare delivery model and program offerings both internally and within the marketplace.
Knowledge of hospital operations.
Knowledge of healthcare financial drivers and state and federal regulatory guidelines relevant to hospital operations.
Ability to apply guidelines to relevant projects, strategic initiatives, etc.
Ability to manage multiple complex, high dollar projects, and prioritize and plan time effectively ensuring deadlines are met.
Create and execute project work plans that meet budget requirements and deliver desired business outcomes.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Proficient in Microsoft applications: Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.