Under minimal supervision, coordinates multiple projects from a medium 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.
1.Manages multiple projects from small to large sized scope. 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.
2.Supports and complies with all Strategy Management Office (SMO) processes, policies and procedures and implements improvements. Educates sponsors, stakeholders, project team members, and affected users/staff on the SMO project management process and any relevant policies and procedures; proactively promotes gathering of feedback and recommendations from all customers and share within the SMO to champion continuous improvement.
3.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.
4.Develops and maintains relationships with all vendors 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 - honoring Denver Health core values.
5.Employs applicable Denver Health and SMO quality assurance processes. Develops and implements quality control plans for all project deliverables to ensure appropriately high standards are achieved on a consistent basis. Monitors and communicates significant changes to quality control initiatives to ensure adherence to project scope, schedule and budget commitments while meeting customer expectations.
6.Actively participates in and leads (when appropriate) formal and informal department, team, and organization functions.
7.Monitors key performance indicators throughout the department, identifying areas for greater effectiveness, efficiency, and overall improvement.
8.Remains current on all job-related knowledge, technical skills, and on-going education, credentialing and certification requirements.
9.Collaborates proactively with other departments and serves as an advocate to the organizational initiatives.
10.Advocates and champions continuous improvement of the SMO process; leverages and strives to expand knowledge of identified project management tools.
11.Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Understanding of project management principles, processes, methodologies and tools.
2. Ability to use critical thinking in evaluation and implementation of appropriate tools and methodologies to fit different project needs (i.e. Lean, Agile, Waterfall, etc.).
3. Demonstrates exceptional interpersonal and coaching skills to enhance project team performance.
4. Ability to leverage business acumen to evaluate strategic business objectives.
5. Proven practice of risk mitigation and change leadership techniques.
6. Ability to manage multiple projects of various sizes simultaneously.
Computers and Technology
1. Extensive experience and demonstrable skill in the use of Microsoft Office Suites required.
2. SharePoint and MS Project experience preferred.
Education & Experience
Bachelor's Degree (Required) Bachelor's degree and five years relevant experience required OR;
Associates degree and eight years relevant experience required OR;
High school diploma/GED and eleven years relevant experience required.Relevant experience is defined as professional work experience in a dedicated project manager role. Master's Degree preferred
Project Management Professional (Required)
Location Denver Health Medical Plan
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.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
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About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.