IT Project Manager - IS-Ambulatory EMR Services ( 1.0 FTE, Days )
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1.0 FTE, 8-hour Day Shift
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.
The IT Project Manager under general direction is responsible for developing, closing and managing all aspects of a unit/department's IT projects. The incumbent integrates user needs, collaborates with Technical Specialists, makes assessment and implements project plans. Scope of the role includes working with a project team that may include physicians, clinic staff, and other staff associated with an IT project from a unit or department. The incumbent manages IT projects and assists Project Managers and Directors on IT projects such as systems selection, design, database building, training, testing, activation and post activation activities.
Assure smooth turnover of projects both at the initiation as well as the conclusion to users.
Collaborate with User Groups to maintain an ongoing understanding of business issues and needs.
Coordinate with and direct third party vendors.
Create project organizational structure and team composition; facilitate communication between project team members on deliverables.
Determine project scope and deliverables, sets project expectations; develops and manages project plans e.g., identification of user requirements, analysis and design, buy/ proposals, contract negotiations, risk assessment, specification development, development and implementation, installation, configuration, testing, training, documentation, policy and procedure development, issue resolution, marketing and go-live customer support
Develop training, testing, and security plans to meet defined business requirements working with the appropriate business owners or authority.
Monitor project schedule and budget; facilitate discussions on the assessment, documentation, and recommendations on business process flow to achieve project objectives.
Work with users to identify and assess organizational strategies and systems/applications that meet operational needs.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus.
Ability to research and interpret relevant regulations, guidelines, and standards.
Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job.
Ability to strategize, plan and implement change.
Ability to supervise, coach, mentor, train, and evaluate work results.
Knowledge and understanding of needs, goals, deliverables and interdependencies of various functional groups and departments in a health care environment.
Knowledge and understanding of technical disciplines including programmers, systems analyst, and networking in a healthcare environment involving multiple applications and interfaces.
Knowledge and understanding of the integration of information systems with specific organizational business needs and plans.
Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.
Knowledge of PC applications (MS Office and MS Project) and the ability to write reports.
Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal.
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