Project Analyst

Position: Project Analyst

Job ID: 401074

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Government Programs

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, a second community hospital opening in 2017. 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.

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We are searching for a Project Analyst — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will design, coordinate and/or lead integrated, complex, or cross-departmental projects related to the Health Plan (TCHP).


  • High school diploma or GED
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in business, project, and/or healthcare experience
  • A bachelor’s degree may substitute for two (2) years of work experience

Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Establishes project plans and conducts work team meetings. 
  • Determines staff resource needs by assessing the size, duration, scope, and complexity of the project. 
  • Establishes and maintains project implementation plans and project status reports. 
  • Ensures documentation (i.e., project plans, test plans, policies, and procedures) is accurate, acceptable, and in accordance with Integrated Delivery System standards and policies. 
  • Formulates testing and piloting of new processes and systems. 
  • Ensures user acceptance of changes based on functional requirements. 
  • Plans and executes smooth transition of responsibilities to support staff and management teams at completion of project. 
  • Administers and coordinates change schedules with department staff, and management teams, other departments, other entities, and vendors as indicated. 
  • Estimates and controls project fiscal requirements. 
  • Determines, analyzes, and formulates current practices, user needs, and workflow processed, issues, and potential solutions. 
  • Appraises alternative system and processes for workability and economic feasibility. 
  • Recommends modifications to application designs or current procedures to maximize the advantages of current systems. 
  • Negotiates design and implementation methodology with users and vendors. 
  • Prepares specifications in an accurate and testable manner for system implementation analysis. 
  • Organizes and participates in the design of user procedures. 
  • Analyzes project impacts and dependencies across the Integrated Delivery System. 
  • Ensures vendor participation in addressing problems and tracking their resolution. 
  • Analyzes project standards, methodologies, and impacts. 
  • Serves as Business Services Department representative as a participating member of designated committees. 
  • Provides the goals, problems, and solutions of the designated committees to/with Business Services Department management. 
  • Negotiates contracts between stakeholders and vendors as indicated. 
  • Coordinates activities and information dissemination with committees, department management, and other necessary participants. 

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