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Project Manager II, ePMO, Full-Time, Days at Northwestern Memorial Healthcare

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Type: Full Time
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Chicago, Illinois
Job REQID 7456
Job Function Management-Business
Shift Day Job (1st)

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

The Project Manager II, ePMO reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.
The Project Manager is responsible for leading projects targeted at advancing the goals of the Northwestern Medicine Strategic Plan with an emphasis on institutional level initiatives that integrate people, process and technology. PMs use project management, change management, meeting facilitation, communication skills and other skills in advancing these efforts.
- Manage small to large scale enterprise project using strong project management and interpersonal skills to effectively coordinate all aspects of a project.
- Support and collaborate with other project leaders on integrated initiatives.
- Lead teams to translate generalized customer business goals and objectives into concrete strategy and tactical plans.
- Utilize and apply an understanding of budgeting, project management and resource management to assigned projects.
- Apply NMHC project management and change management methodologies.
- Demonstrated presentation and written communication skills.
- Apply strong facilitation skills to lead project meetings.
- Has the ability to deal with a changing environment and to lead/facilitate and manage change efficiently and effectively where appropriate.
- Collaborate with other system functions as required on projects
- Collaborate with other system functions as required on projects (e.g., IT, Quality, Analytics, Patient Experience, etc.).
- Coach leaders on the application of project management methods and/or best practices.
- Participate in system-wide training efforts on project management methodology.

- Organize the planning process for assigned clinical programs utilizing an established playbook; develop and package all deliverables for each planning phase for physician leaders. Co-facilitate planning sessions with physician leaders.
- Manage implementation of the program portfolio of projects in collaboration with physician and operational leaders; facilitate an annual process to prioritize projects and to review and update the program plan.
- Manage other aspects of program execution in collaboration with physician leaders including progress updates, program performance (e.g. dashboards, set of clinical standards, program quality measurement set, etc.) and infrastructure development.
- Organize and manage program team forums, including planning and project meetings; develop and manage meeting calendars, plan agendas, package meeting materials, coordinate follow up. Manage communications with system-wide program physicians, leaders and staff.
- Facilitate business case development for recommended program investments (e.g. recruitment, technology, new operating expenses).
- Serve as key program liaison with system functions, including Strategy, Marketing, Quality, Analytics/EDW, PIO, etc.
- Support advancement of other clinical integration and program development efforts as assigned, and contribute to development of integration infrastructure that optimizes team efficiencies and program performance.

- Bachelor's Degree or 5 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
- Additionally, must have 3-7 years of relevant project management knowledge and expertise. Demonstrated ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with peers and constituents at all levels of the organization.
- Demonstrated ability to manage and execute multiple engagements concurrently
- Proven facilitation / presentation skills to Senior executives
- High level of energy and enthusiasm
- Flexible/adaptable - ability to work with diverse group of healthcare professionals in a matrix environment
- Proven software competencies (MS Office Suite, and project management applications)
- Specific domain expertise such as EMR, revenue cycle, supply chain, process improvement
- Project management certifications

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.