IS Project Manager:
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

31101-en_US
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta Georgia
Healthcare
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Description

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Park West 
Requisition #:  31101

 

JOB SUMMARY

The IS Project Manager provides effective management of medium sized IT projects, or oversees the management of multiple smaller projects.  This is accomplished by applying a standard, defined methodology to the project, and providing the leadership skills necessary to control the execution of the project tasks, as defined in the methodology. The project manager is responsible for delivering several key project artifacts, and shares responsibility and accountability with the project leadership team for the successful delivery of the entire project. The project manager must also actively manage to the project budget from a dollar spend and a resource perspective.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • 2+ years supporting and/or managing IT projects

  • Demonstrated project management experience of multiple small to medium projects or one large or complex project from beginning through execution
  • Demonstrated experience handling multiple projects simultaneously and completely
  • Experience with generally known project management software (e.g. – Microsoft Project), commercially available healthcare and business software packages is required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Experience with task methodologies and project management software
  • Bachelor's degree

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT systems, terminology, and processes for the purpose of project administration
  • Demonstrated understanding of application implications of moderate technical complexity
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical and time management skills and display the following aptitudes: communication, problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing and explaining project information and status to management, staff, and vendors
  • Able to develop and maintain good working relationships and to interact positively and productively with teams across organizational lines, including administrative and executive staff

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Defines and manages project approach, structure, and charter through the establishment of project requirements and planning.
  2. Defines standards, methodologies, and processes to ensure efficient development and implementation of systems.
  3. Applies project management methodology and standards to project activities in order to meet business expectations.
  4. Coordinates the gathering of data for Project Managers.
  5. Administers the project tasks and manages dependencies to ensure that activities are consistent with established IS&T standards, as well as business objectives.
  6. Prepares documentation and reports regarding project status, issues, and risks.
  7. Prepares management reports summarizing resource utilization as well as how project plans are performing against critical schedules and budgets.
  8. Develops, manages and monitors the project budget, schedule and scope.
  9. Prepares necessary project documentation as required for an overall Project Manager.
  10. Manages multiple small to medium sized project efforts or one large or complex project.
  11. Responsible for ensuring that all project tasks are completed successfully, on time and within budget guidelines.
  12. Responsible for recruiting appropriate resources to serve on project team, setting project meeting schedules and facilitating project team meetings.
  13. Holds and/or attends regular project meetings, vendor presentations, teleconferences, etc. which are associated with assigned projects.
  14. Provides clients/project team members with appropriate verbal/written communications to ensure the overall success of the project.
  15. Prepares presentations for project management and/or senior management relating to project status.
  16. Ability to communicate verbally converting technical to non-technical terms.
  17. Complete appropriate forms/discussions addressing performance and development goals for all employees assigned to each project to give effective, meaningful feedback.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Not Present

Climbing - Not Present

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Not Present

Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

Address:  2800 Century Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA  30345
Function:  Information Technology - Project Management

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