Senior Project Manager

 
Position: Senior Project Manager

Job ID: 163720

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: IS PMO

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.    Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Project Manager of Information Services -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will lead integrated, complex, multi-disciplinary and/or enterprise-wide systems projects. This role will be responsible for making decisions at the project level regarding systems implementation and interaction with other systems across the Integrated Delivery Systems in compliance with the organization’s strategic plans, JCAHO standards and I.S. policies and governance processes.

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Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for adherence to project governance guidelines and Enterprise Project Management Methodology including the approvals processes and project and reporting structures
  • Establishes project specific governance and conducts steering and work team meetings according to the project specific communication plan
  • Collaborates with system leads (application and/or technical) to determine project team resource needs for analysts, programmers, vendors, user personnel, consultants, and equipment by assessing the size, duration, scope, and complexity of the project
  • Formulates, administers, and maintains the comprehensive Project Plan, using the project management tool and templates, leading to a successful and timely implementation
  • Facilitates, communicates, listens, and works with project team members and other managers to continuously update the detailed project schedule/WBS, risk register, issues log, and change register using the project management tool
  • Ensures applicable test plans are formulated and successfully executed for hardware, network, integration, and software acceptance, and in accordance with pre-defined success criteria for the project
  • Plans and executes smooth transition of system responsibilities to support staff at completion of project
  • Determines, analyzes, and formulates current practices, user needs, and workflow processes, issues, and potential solutions on complex projects
  • Coordinates activities and information dissemination with committees, Information Services management, and other necessary participants


Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Nursing, or other related healthcare, business, or science field required
  • 10 years of relevant work experience may substitute the bachelor’s degree requirement
  • 10 years’ experience in information systems selection, implementation and/or support required
  • 5 years’ experience managing medium to large sized projects preferred
  • Master’s degree in Management Information Systems, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Nursing, or other related healthcare, business, or science field may substitute for one year of the preferred experience managing medium to large sized projects


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